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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.

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English

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Episodes

A Conversation with the Honorable Juan Manuel Santos

10/10/2022
In this episode, Josefina Echavarría, director of the Peace Accords Matrix and associate professor of the practice, hosts a conversation with the Honorable Juan Manuel Santos, Former President of Colombia and 2016 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate about the 2016 Peace Agreement between the Colombian government and the former FARC-EP that ended the country’s deadly 52-year armed conflict and its current state of implementation.

Duration:00:28:07

Peace Accords Matrix Policy Briefs: Author Roundtable Part 2

9/12/2022
This is the second of two podcast conversations with authors of policy briefs in the newest collection published by the Kroc Institute's Peace Accords Matrix. The briefs address content and process-related issues in peace agreement design, especially regarding inclusion of citizens’ rights. In this episode, Josefina Echavarría, director of the Peace Accords Matrix and associate professor of the practice, hosts a conversation with policy brief authors Cécile Mouly, research professor at the...

Duration:00:29:19

Peace Accords Matrix Policy Briefs: Author Roundtable

8/18/2022
This is the first of two podcast conversations with authors of policy briefs in the newest collection published by the Kroc Institute's Peace Accords Matrix. The briefs address content and process-related issues in peace agreement design, especially regarding inclusion of citizens’ rights. In this episode, Josefina Echavarría, director of the Peace Accords Matrix and associate professor of the practice, hosts a conversation with policy brief authors Felipe Roa-Clavijo, assistant professor...

Duration:00:35:36

Activism for LGBTQ Inclusion on the Notre Dame Campus

7/27/2022
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....

Duration:00:46:31

Foco de política de paz: jóvenes promotores de paz en Colombia

7/13/2022
Este es uno de los tres episodios dedicados a conversaciones con los autores de artículos recientes de Política de paz que se centran en la importancia de incluir a los jóvenes en los esfuerzos de consolidación de la paz en los EE. UU. y en todo el mundo. Cat Bolten, Profesora Asociada de Antropología y Estudios de la Paz en el Instituto Kroc, es la editora invitada de este número de Peace Policy. Este episodio presenta una conversación entre Angie Lederach (Ph.D. '20) y Naun Alvarez...

Duration:00:35:46

Peace Policy Spotlight: Youth Peace Provokers in Colombia

7/13/2022
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...

Duration:00:25:17

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

7/7/2022
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...

Duration:01:02:57

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

6/8/2022
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...

Duration:00:28:05

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

6/8/2022
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...

Duration:00:15:59

Peace Policy Spotlight: Women and Peacebuilding

5/25/2022
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,...

Duration:01:03:10

A Conversation with Co-Editors of Wicked Problems: The Ethics of Action for Peace, Rights, and Justice

5/23/2022
In this episode, co-editors Associate Professor Ernesto Verdeja, Douglas Irvin-Erickson, Assistant Professor at George Mason University, and Austin Choi Fitzpatrick, University Professor, at the University of San Diego discuss their new book, Wicked Problems: The Ethics of Action for Peace, Rights, and Justice. "Wicked Problems" argues that the field of peacebuilding and conflict transformation needs a stronger and more practical sense of its ethical obligations. Contributors in this book...

Duration:00:26:39

Peace Policy Spotlight: Youth Leading Peacebuilding Efforts in Indianapolis

5/9/2022
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 Siobhán McEvoy-Levy, Professor of Political Science and Peace and Conflict Studies at...

Duration:00:38:36

Peace Policy Spotlight: A Case for Focusing on Youth in Peacebuilding Efforts

4/26/2022
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. In this episode, Cat Bolten interviews Prashan de Visser, author of one of this issue's articles and founder of Global Unites, an...

Duration:00:12:44

A Conversation with Min. Wais Barmak on the Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

4/12/2022
In today's episode, Lisa Schirch, the Richard G. Starmann, Sr. Professor of the Practice in Peace Studies, and Ray Offenheiser, the Director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development, former Afghan Minister of Interior Affairs Mr. Wais Barmak. Mr. Barmak has served in multiple cabinet level roles including Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development and Minister of Disaster Management and Humanitarian Affairs in Afghanistan. This episode is convened by the Afghan Peace and...

Duration:00:37:38

The Current Crisis Facing Afghan Women

3/15/2022
Malalai Habibi, 2019 Peace Studies alum and Program Officer at the International Civil Society Action Network, hosts a conversation on the realities on the ground for Afghan women after the takeover by the Taliban. Guests include Wazhma Frogh, Founder of the Afghan Women and Peace Studies Organization (WPSO) and Heather Barr, Associate Director of the Women's Rights Division at Human Rights Watch. This is the second in a series of podcasts exploring the situation in Afghanistan following...

Duration:00:46:49

Nuclear Politics and Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

3/3/2022
Erin Corcoran, executive director at the Kroc Institute and associate teaching professor at the Keough School of Global Affairs, talks with three Kroc Institute-connected analysts about an in-depth look at the nuclear concerns within the current conflict arising from the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Wednesday, February 23. Guests include George Lopez, the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies; Gerard Powers, Director of Catholic Peacebuilding Studies and...

Duration:00:39:44

Peace Policy Spotlight: Catholic Peacebuilding and Mining

2/15/2022
David Cortright, Professor Emeritus of the Practice at the Kroc Institute and Editor of the Kroc Institute’s Peace Policy publication sits down to talk with authors from the latest issue. This issue features reflections drawn from the new book, Catholic Peacebuilding and Mining: Integral Peace, Development, and Ecology published by Routledge in January. Guests include one of the co-editors of the book and the Assistant Director of the Catholic Peacebuilding Network, Caesar Montevecchio;...

Duration:00:34:12

Three Kroc Institute Alums on Environmental Peacebuilding

2/4/2022
Jen Betz, Assistant Director of the International Peace Studies Concentration, Master of Global Affairs degree program at the Kroc Institute, talks with three alumni who are working at the intersection of the environment and peace studies. Guests include Raul F. Campusano (M.A. '89) Academic Director for the Master’s in Environmental Law at the Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile; Katie Conlon (MA '14), National Geographic Explorer leading an expedition and research project on plastic...

Duration:01:00:20

What’s Happening with Afghan Women: An Inside Look

1/25/2022
Kroc Institute alumna Malalai Habibi (MGA '19), Program Officer at the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN), talks with Mahbouba Seraj, Executive Director of Afghan Women Skills Development Center who is joining us from Kabul, Afghanistan, and Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, Founder and Executive Director of the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) and director of the London School of Economics Center for Women, Peace and Security, for a conversation about the current...

Duration:01:01:58

Reflections on Environmental Peacebuilding, COP26 and Faith-Informed Work

1/6/2022
Emmanuel Katongole, professor of theology and peace studies, talks with recent peace studies graduate and climate activist Elsa Barron (B.A. '21) who attended the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26) in November 2021. Here they discuss their commitments to environmental peacebuilding, Katongole's work with the Bethany Land Institute in Uganda, the ways faith informs their environmental commitments, and the future of climate change activism. Barron also produces...

Duration:00:42:09