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  • Two Swarthmore Alumni Celebrated as Part of 2020 Nobel Peace Prize-Winning Food Program

    Two Swarthmore Alumni Celebrated as Part of 2020 Nobel Peace Prize-Winning Food Program

    Two Swarthmore alumni shared in the recognition as the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020. Allison Oman Lawi ’91 is director, ad interim, for the Nutrition Division at WFP at headquarters in Rome, while Andrea Stoutland ’83 is special assistant to the director of human resources. The WFP was…

  • Humanitarian Predicaments: Protracted Displacement and Palestinian Refugee Politics

    Please join us on Wednesday, February 6th for a lecture by Ilana Feldman (Anthropology, George Washington University), who will be visiting campus as part of the “Contending Visions of the Middle East” series. Ilana’s lecture draws from her recently published book “Life Lived In Relief” (University of California Press, 2018). February 6 4:30 – 6:00 PM | SCI…

  • Dr. Sa’ed Atshan to join faculty in Peace and Conflict Studies

    Dr. Sa’ed Atshan to join faculty in Peace and Conflict Studies

    We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Sa’ed Atshan will join the Peace and Conflict Studies program for the fall semester of 2015! Professor Atshan will offer a range of exciting new courses!: PEAC 003 Crisis Resolution in the Middle East (Spring 2016) PEAC 015 Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies (Fall 2015) PEAC 043 Gender,…

  • Thanks to Dr. Sa’ed Atshan ’06

    Many thanks to Sa’ed Atshan (Swarthmore class of 2006) for his presentation this afternoon on Humanitarian Politics in Palestinian Territories. We had a great crowd, and Dr. Atshan’s lecture was excellent, as usual.

  • Bethlehem Blues: Humanitarian Politics in the Palestinian Territories

    Professor Sa’ed Atshan (Swarthmore class of 2006), Postdoctoral Fellow, Brown University, will give a talk on campus entitled: “Bethlehem Blues: Humanitarian Politics in the Palestinian Territories” Wednesday, October 30, 4:30 p.m. Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall Swarthmore College Directions to campus The population of the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) is among the highest recipients of international…