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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.

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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.

    Activism for LGBTQ Inclusion on the Notre Dame Campus

    Activism for LGBTQ Inclusion on the Notre Dame Campus

    Marty Kennedy, a 2022 graduate of the undergraduate program in peace studies, talks with peace studies alums and current students about the history and present state of both activism and scholarship for the inclusion of LGBTQ persons on the University of Notre Dame campus.

    Guests include Alex Coccia (B.A. '14), Senior Policy Analyst at the Center for the Study of Social Policy in Washington, D.C.; Connor Hayes (B.A. '16), Legal Fellow with the ACLU of Pennsylvania; and Flora Tang (B.A. '18), Ph.D. student in peace studies and theology.

    • 46 min
    Peace Policy Spotlight: Youth Peace Provokers in Colombia

    Peace Policy Spotlight: Youth Peace Provokers in Colombia

    This is one of three episodes dedicated to conversations with the authors of recent Peace Policy articles focusing on the importance of including youth in peacebuilding efforts throughout the U.S. and around the world. Cat Bolten, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute, is the guest editor for this issue of Peace Policy.

    This episode features a conversation between Angie Lederach (Ph.D. '20), and Naun Alvarez Gonzalez, a leader of the Youth Peace Provokers movement in Montes de Maria, Colombia. You can also read their full article at peacepolicy.nd.edu.

    Please note that a Spanish version of this episode is also available.
     
    A note from Angie and Naun: "This conversation was recorded prior to the recent presidential elections in Colombia. We write today from Camarón, where the election of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez, who ran on a platform committed to peace, has generated a sense of hope and opportunity for the people of Naún's community. We hope that what they have promised on paper will be put into practice as they take office in August."

    • 25 min
    A Conversation with Shaul Magid and Friends on Meir Kahane and Political Theology

    A Conversation with Shaul Magid and Friends on Meir Kahane and Political Theology

    In this episode, Kroc Institute faculty member Atalia Omer, Professor of Religion, Conflict, and Peace Studies, convenes a conversation with several religious studies scholars on the impact of Shaul Magid's book, Meir Kahane: The Public Life and Political Thought of an American Jewish Radical. Magid is Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. The speakers in this episode presented a similar conversation during the 2021 American Academy of Religion meeting, and their remarks will also be published in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Religious Ethics. 
     
    Discussants in this episode include Yaniv Feller, Jeremy Zwelling Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Assistant Professor of Religion at Wesleyan University; Emily Filler, Assistant Professor in the Study of Judaism at Washington and Lee University, and co-editor of the Journal of Jewish Ethics; Susannah Heschel, Eli M. Black Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, where she chairs the Jewish Studies Program; and Robert A. Orsi, Professor of Religious Studies, History, and American Studies at Northwestern University, where he holds the Grace Craddock Nagle Chair in Catholic Studies.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Sexto Informe del Instituto Kroc sobre la Implementación del Acuerdo de Paz en Colombia

    Sexto Informe del Instituto Kroc sobre la Implementación del Acuerdo de Paz en Colombia

    Cinco años después de la firma del Acuerdo Final de 2016 entre el gobierno colombiano y las ex FARC-EP, la implementación no se ha detenido, a pesar de enfrentar numerosos obstáculos. Un nuevo informe de la Iniciativa Barómetro de la Matriz de Acuerdos de Paz (PAM) del Instituto Kroc para Estudios Internacionales de la Paz presenta el estado actual de la implementación del acuerdo de paz.

    Este episodio presenta una discusión entre los miembros del equipo de la Iniciativa del Barómetro de la Matriz de los Acuerdos de Paz que destaca los avances y desafíos clave presentados en este informe.

    Lea el informe completo en go.nd.edu/InformesKrocCol.

    • 28 min
    The Kroc Institute’s Sixth Report on Colombian Peace Accord Implementation

    The Kroc Institute’s Sixth Report on Colombian Peace Accord Implementation

    Five years after the signing of the 2016 Final Agreement between the Colombian government and the former FARC-EP, implementation has not stopped, despite facing numerous obstacles. A new report from the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM) Barometer Initiative at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies presents the current status of peace accord implementation.

    This episode features a discussion among members of the Peace Accords Matrix Barometer Initiative team highlighting the key advances and challenges presented in this report.

    Read the full report at go.nd.edu/KrocColombiaReports.

    • 15 min
    Peace Policy Spotlight: Women and Peacebuilding

    Peace Policy Spotlight: Women and Peacebuilding

    In this episode, Atalia Omer, Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies, and one of the guest editors of the most recent issue of Peace Policy focused on the particular role of women in global peacebuilding efforts, talks with authors of all the pieces in this issue.

    Guests include Peace Policy co-editor, Ruth Carmi, current Ph.D. student in peace studies and sociology; Linda Quiquivix, a popular educator of Mayan roots who saves seeds, loves books, and makes art; Sarah Ihmoud, assistant professor of peace and conflict studies at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts; and Katherine Marshall, a senior fellow at Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs.

    Read all articles in this issue at peacepolicy.nd.edu.

    • 1 hr 3 min

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