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Monday, May 2, 2022 - 11:58am
The School of Peace and Conflict Studies at Kent State University and the National Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (NCPCS), University of Otago, New Zealand are co-sponsoring webinars on May 12 and May 18 focusing on "Confronting an Enduring State of Conflict Non-resolutio...
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Monday, May 2, 2022 - 11:10am
The School of Peace and Conflict Studies has produced its first newsletter!  Check it out online at https://www.kent.edu/spcs/spcs-newsletter-issue-1-april-2022.   This is the first newsletter in an ongoing series, designed t...
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 1:10pm
Dr Molly Merryman has been awarded funding from the US Embassy in London for a project entitled: Resilience During the Pandemic: LGBQT+ Stories. The project will include a traveling exhibition and lecture series celebrating the launch of the Queer Britain national LGBTQ museum. T...
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:46pm
"The Human Cost of War": Our discussion on Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues this Wednesday at 5pm with a focus on the human cost of war. Part 3 will be on Zoom in collaboration with and featuring panel members from the University of Akron.
Sunday, March 13, 2022 - 9:42pm
The School of Peace and Conflict Studies and the Department of History invite you to a seminar on:   Monday, March 14, 2022: 11:00am – 1:00pm: “Guns: Culture, Economy and Regulation in the Age of Empire” This seminar examines the ways in which questions of political economy, race...
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Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 12:37pm
The School of Peace and Conflict Studies is accepting applications for May 4th Legacy Scholarships, which are available to Peace and Conflict Studies majors who are beginning or continuing their studies.  There are four scholarships available in the amount of $3,000 each.  These...
Monday, March 7, 2022 - 2:10pm
Join us for a virtual presentation on March 10 at 5:30, when SPCS faculty member Dr. Tatsushi Arai will talk about “Building a Sustainable Platform of Coexistence & Reconciliation: Action Research in Northeastern Nigeria in the Aftermath of Boko Haram’s Insurgency” Center for...
Monday, March 7, 2022 - 1:57pm
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY MARCH 8th, 10AM, Virtual   Please join the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Peace and Conflict Studies and the Gerald H. Read Center for International & Intercultural Education on Tuesday, March 8 at 10 am to hear Maaza Mengiste speak ab...
Monday, March 7, 2022 - 1:37pm
Join us on Wednesday for our latest talk in the Society, Technology, Peace and Security series.   Wednesday March 9th, 11 am - 12.15 pm:
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 4:28pm
School of Peace Conflict Studies Talks on Society, Technology, Peace and Security     This semester, the SPCS series of talks on Society, Technology, Peace and Security will have a particular focus on aspects of the international arms trade. For details of upcoming talks current...

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