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  • Cambodia Week

    SwatCambodia was founded two years ago by Jennifer Trinh ’11 (minor in Peace and Conflict Studies).  Read more about SwatCambodia. Cambodia Week Schedule -Friday, April 9th, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM: Fruit Smoothies and Goodies on sale near Parrish Porch! Fruit Smoothies will be $3 each, and we’ll have various different types (and you can…

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  • Eyes Wide Open: An exhibition of the human costs of the Iraq War

    Eyes Wide Open Exhibit Monday, March 22, 2010 10:00 am – 6:00 pm McCabe Library – Second Floor Study Room Followed by a talk with George Lakey on the Military Industrial Complex and US Military Presence in Iraq & Afghanistan Parrish Parlors at 7:00 pm Eyes Wide Open, created by the American Friends Service Committee,…

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  • A Worried Activists Guide to Imperialism and Nonviolent Struggle

    Our own George Lakey has published a chapter titled “A Worried Activist’s Guide to Imperialism and Nonviolent Struggle” in a new book by Howard Clark: People Power: Unarmed Resistance and Global Solidarity More information is available via this link.

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  • Peace and Conflict Studies instructor arrested in nonviolent anti-casino action

    George Lakey, who served as the college’s Lang Professor of Civic and Social Responsibility, from 2006 – 2009, and who now teaches a Peace and Conflict Studies research seminar titled “Strategy and Nonviolent Struggle,” was arrested on Tuesaday (September 29) at the Sugarhouse casino site. Part of a Casino-Free-Philadelphia action, Lakey and thirteen others, including…

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  • NEW Research Seminar: Strategy and Nonviolent Struggle, a global database

    NEW COURSE IN PEACE & CONFLICT STUDIES OFFERED BY GEORGE LAKEY PEAC 071B Research Seminar:Strategy and Nonviolent Struggle Mondays 1:15 – 4:00, Lang Center Conference Room WHAT IF activists around the world who want to be more effective could turn to a database of actual cases, to get ideas for creative nonviolent strategies and tactics?…

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  • SDS explores definition of anti-war movement

    Students for a Democratic Society held an Anti-War Conference from April 23-25 that addressed the ways in which the anti-war movement can extend beyond pacifism. According to Maurice Weeks ??09, a member of SDS, this semester the group took on a stronger anti-war focus. “Anti-war issues were sort of moving further and further off of…

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  • Students for a Democratic Society to host Anti-War Conference

    The Students for a Democratic Society at Swarthmore College invite you to attend an: ANTI-WAR CONFERENCE Thursday, April 23 through Saturday April 25, 2009 The Beehive Design Collective presents: “Dismantling Monoculture” A visual tour of the connections between militarism, resource extraction and resistance. Thursday April 23rd, 4:30pm Science Center lawn (between Kohlberg and Sci Center)…

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  • Post Election Reflection

    Lang Professor Lecture George Lakey Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility Peace and Conflict Studies Program Swarthmore College “Post Election Reflection” November 17, 2008 4:15-5:45 p.m. Scheuer Room Kohlberg Hall Swarthmore College interactive map Now that we know who the next U.S. President will be, what are some options for people who want major…

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  • 2006-2007 PCS News

    News 2006-2007 Academic Year Amy Kapit ’06 writes for Israel Policy Forum Amy Kapit ’06, a recent Honors Peace and Conflict Studies graduate is completing an internship at the Israel Policy Forum where she has contributed to the organization’s weekly analysis with a piece on the tenuous ceasefire in Lebanon . Camillus joins Peace and…

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