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Peace Studies is a multidisciplinary field of study and practice in service of addressing some of the world's most pressing problems and finding strategies for building sustainable peace. Join us at The Kroc Cast for peace studies conversations convened by the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

The Kroc Cast: Peace Studies Conversations Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

    • Politics

Peace Studies is a multidisciplinary field of study and practice in service of addressing some of the world's most pressing problems and finding strategies for building sustainable peace. Join us at The Kroc Cast for peace studies conversations convened by the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

    Iran and U.S. Relations Two Years after Withdrawal from the JCPOA

    Iran and U.S. Relations Two Years after Withdrawal from the JCPOA

    Mahan Mirza, Executive Director of the Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion and Kroc Institute Teaching Faculty, talks with Professor Emeritus George Lopez and Kroc Institute Faculty Fellow Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, about U.S. and Iran relations two years after the U.S. withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (or Iran Nuclear Deal).

    • 30 min
    The Pandemic and Peacebuilding: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa

    The Pandemic and Peacebuilding: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa

    Kroc Institute Associate Professor of the Practice of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding David Anderson Hooker, talks with Catholic Peacebuilding Network partners Jean-Baptiste Talla, Nell Bolton, and Fr. Rigobert Minani about the current coronavirus pandemic and its impact on peacebuilding in Sub-Saharan Africa.

    • 44 min
    The Ethics Debate: Is Organ Donation Permitted in Islam?

    The Ethics Debate: Is Organ Donation Permitted in Islam?

    Patient advocate Najah Bazzy (Zaman International), treating clinician Hasan Shanawani (Veterans Administration National Center for Patient Safety), Aasim Padela (University of Chicago), Robert Tappan (Towson University), and Abdulaziz Sachedina (George Mason University), with moderator Ehsan Masood debate organ donation in light of Islamic tradition. A podcast from the Science and the Human Person working group.

    • 40 min
    Out of the Lab: The Place of Ethics in Gene Editing Regulation

    Out of the Lab: The Place of Ethics in Gene Editing Regulation

    What do religious scholars and ethicists have to say about the process of gene editing? What worries them? Listen in to the conversation with panelists Deborah Blum (MIT), Michael Fitzgerald (Boston Globe), Aline Kalbian (Florida State University), Ebrahim Moosa (University of Notre Dame), and Adil Najam (Boston University) and expert witnesses Maura Ryan (University of Notre Dame), Abdulaziz Sachedina (George Mason University), Robert Tappan (Towson University), and Andrea Vicini (Boston C…

    • 45 min
    Alumni Spotlight: Ketty Anyeko and Lindsay McClain Opiyo

    Alumni Spotlight: Ketty Anyeko and Lindsay McClain Opiyo

    Kroc Institute Associate Director for Alumni Relations, Anne Hayner, talks with 2014 Kroc Institute Master's alums Ketty Anyeko, a current Ph.D. student at the University of British Colombia, and Lindsay McClain Opiyo, the director of development and partnerships for Generations for Peace in Washington, D.C. They discuss reparations and justice for women survivors of war in Uganda, youth and peacebuilding, and how they chose to study peace and where it's taken them.

    • 38 min
    The Coronavirus Crisis through Gender, Environmental, Anthropological and Indigenous Lenses

    The Coronavirus Crisis through Gender, Environmental, Anthropological and Indigenous Lenses

    Kroc Institute Director, Asher Kaufman, talks with Kroc Institute faculty members, researchers, and graduate students about aspects of the current Coronavirus crisis, including gender, environmental, anthropological and indigenous considerations.    

    • 41 min

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