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Conference: "China's "Soft" Cooperation with Africa"

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Location: via Zoom

中国与非洲的“软”合作 The Shanghai Academy of Global Governance and Area Studies (SAGGAS) at the Shanghai International Affairs University (SISU), in partnership with the Notre Dame Beijing Global Gateway and Notre Dame International, University of Notre Dame (UND), invites the public to...

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Webinar — "China Town Hall 2021" (Two-Part Event)

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Location: Zoom webinar

CNN host and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria will be the featured speaker for CHINA Town Hall 2021, a national conversation on how the U.S.-China relationship affects our cities, towns, and communities. From supply chains to national security, new technologies to climate change,...

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Reparations + Abolition = Reparationists: The Abolitionists of Our Time

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Location: Zoom Webinar

Featuring David Ragland, co-executive director for reparations, culture, and organizing, The Truth Telling Project. The term reparationist integrates the holistic and spiritual concepts of reparations for Black people with the “abolition-democracy” concept — the practiced dismantling of the systems that maintain,...

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Lecture: "Asian Americans in an Anti-Black World" (part of the Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary series)

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Location: via Zoom

Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Claire Jean Kim, professor of political science, University of California Irvine, and author of "Dangerous Crossings: Race, Species, and Nature in a Multicultural Age," explores anti-Asian racism.

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"Religious Peacebuilding Amidst Political Polarization": A U.S.-Northern Ireland Dialogue

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Location: Virtual Event

Religious actors in the United States and Northern Ireland each face ongoing challenges of conflict and violence tied to political polarization. While the two cases present distinct dynamics and call for distinct responses, what lessons might be learned about how...

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Lecture: "Time Horizons and the Fight for the Future"

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Location: C103 Hesburgh Center

It is no solution that the biggest problems of today require us to take the long view, to look years – even decades – into the future and create plans that will take sustained long-term efforts. But our systems of communication...

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Information Session: Undergraduate Program in Peace Studies

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Location: C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Climate change. Inequalities exposed by a global pandemic. Polarization. Gun violence. Mass migration. Religious conflict. In the face of ongoing challenges, how and where do we begin the work of building a better world?  Peace studies can equip you with...

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Conversation: "The Twentieth Anniversary of September 11: Chaos or Community?"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls I Zoom Webinar

Can peoples and nations find ways to forge a more cooperative global community? Or will the world descend into further chaos? Join us for this closing discussion in a series of policy conversations. 

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Book Launch: "The Politics of Food Provisioning in Colombia"

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Location: C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Featuring Felipe Roa-Clavijo, Visiting Research Fellow, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. Discussants: Josefina Echavarría Alvarez, Director, Peace Accords Matrix; Associate Professor of the Practice. Caroline Hughes. Associate Dean for Policy & Practice, Keough School of Global Affairs; Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.,...

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Lecture: "Election Commissions and Democratization in Africa: Everyday Production of Democratic Legitimacy"

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Location: C103 Hesburgh Center

Kellogg Institute Lecture series by Nicholas Kerr, assistant professor, political science, University of Florida. As the wave of democratization swept through Africa in the early 1990s, scholars and policymakers heralded independent election commissions (ECs) as institutional innovations.

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23rd Annual Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion and Peace: "Sacred Spaces for Healing and Reconciliation"

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Location: Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies and Zoom Webinar

Featuring Tecla Namachanja Wanjala, Kenyan Peace Advocate; Renowned Consultant on Transitional Justice, Conflict Transformation, Social Healing, and Reconciliation. Inter-communal armed conflicts usually affect people physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially. The violence leaves the affected people with bitter memories and anger or...

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Mexico Virtual Lecture Series: "Where Surgery is Difficult: Overcoming Barriers to Access in Chiapas, Mexico"

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Location: via Zoom

In rural Chiapas, Mexico, poor patients often struggle to access surgical care and other medical treatment, even though access is guaranteed by law under the Mexican constitution. This case examines an innovative approach developed by Compañeros en Salud to accompany...

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Panel Discussion — "Glimmers of Hope for Peace in South Sudan: The Role of Sant'Egidio in Peace Processes"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Since its key role in facilitating the 1992 Mozambique accord, Sant'Egidio, a lay Catholic community based in Rome, has become widely recognized as a leader in Track 2 diplomacy by civil society actors. Sant'Egidio is now playing a key role...

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Conversation — "Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Poetries of Abolition"

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Location: Zoom Webinar

Reginald Dwayne Betts is the founder and director of the Million Book Project. A poet and lawyer, he transformed himself from a 16-year old kid sentenced to nine years in prison to a critically acclaimed writer and graduate of the Yale Law...

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Lecture: "Mothers of the Civil Rights Movement"

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Location: via Zoom

Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Anna Malaika Tubbs, advocate, educator, and author of The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr, Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation,…

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Webinar — "Identity Economy: Capitalization of the Nation in Twenty-First-Century India"

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Location: Zoom webinar

In this talk, Ravinder Kaur addresses the shift from “nationalization” (the public control of private assets) to what she calls “capitalization” of the nation (the transfer of public assets into private control) in the twenty-first-century. Drawing upon her recent work...

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Webinar: "Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Poetics of Evidence"

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Location: Zoom Webinar

Poet, novelist, translator, critic, and scholar Ammiel Alcalay teaches at Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY. Sonallah Ibrahim was born in Cairo in 1937. Involved in political activities as a student, he was sentenced to seven years of imprisonment in 1959. He has been a...

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Lecture: "The Military and Civil Rights"

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Location: via Zoom

Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary. Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Rawn James, Jr., author of "The Double V: How Wars, Protest and Harry Truman Desegregated America's Military," explores race in the U.S. military.

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Webinar Conversation — "Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Political Violence and the Literary Subject"

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Location: Zoom Webinar

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance, launched by Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, is a research collective and lecture series co-sponsored by the College of Arts & Letters and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. 

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Lecture: "Educational Inequality"

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Location: via Zoom

Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary. Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Anna Haskins, Andrew V. Tackes Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Notre Dame, and co-editor of When Parents Are Incarcerated: Interdisciplinary Research and Interventions to Support Children, explores...

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