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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.

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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United States

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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.

Language:

English

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888-917-8793


Episodes

The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize and Hunger as a Barrier to Peace

11/5/2020
Anne Hayner, Associate Director for Alumni Relations, leads a discussion on the significance of year’s Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the United Nations World Food Programme. She is joined by Peter Wallensteen, Professor Emeritus at the Kroc Institute and Senior Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University in Sweden, and Denis Okello, a 2007 alum of the Kroc Institute’s Master’s in International Peace Studies and Communications Officer at FINCA International in Washington,...

Duration:00:24:21

Global Interreligious Peacebuilding

10/30/2020
Professor Atalia Omer moderates a conversation highlighting the successes and challenges of interreligious peacebuilding around the world. Guests include Nell Bolton, a 2003 graduate of the Kroc Institute’s Master’s program who now works as the Senior Technical Advisor for Justice and Peacebuilding with Catholic Relief Services; Rashied Omar, a 2001 Master’s alumni and Research Scholar of Islamic Studies and Peacebuilding here at Notre Dame; and Hippolyt Pul, Executive Director at the...

Duration:00:44:05

International Law and the Arts

9/11/2020
Mary Ellen O'Connell, Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution, talks with Martha C. Nussbaum, Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, talk about how the arts can impact international law and efforts to reduce violence around the world. This is the fourth and final episode in a series focused on different themes emerging in O'Connell's 2019 book, The Art of Law in the...

Duration:00:29:30

A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

9/4/2020
This episode is a recording of an August 20, 2020, event hosted by the Kroc Institute. It features Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, president emerita of Spelman College, and Dr. David Anderson Hooker, associate professor of the practice of conflict transformation and peacebuilding, discussing race, higher education, and movements for justice.

Duration:01:06:19

Alumni Spotlight: Tona Boyd on the Justice in Policing Act

8/7/2020
Featuring Erin Corcoran, Kroc Institute Executive Director, and Tona Boyd, a 2003 Notre Dame graduate and peace studies alum who is now working as chief counsel to Senator Cory Booker on the Senate Judiciary Committee. They talk about where studying peace can take you and Tona's work on the recent Justice in Policing Act. Tona is speaking in her capacity as a Notre Dame alum, and not in her formal role as chief counsel.

Duration:00:20:28

Resilience in the Face of a Global Pandemic

7/20/2020
Associate Professor Laura Miller-Graff talks with Kroc Institute alumni and resilience experts Katie Mansfield (M.A. '08) and Lisa McKay (M.A. '03) about strategies for cultivating resilience during long-term movements for justice and in the face of a global pandemic.

Duration:00:30:27

The Peace Process and the Pandemic in South Sudan

6/26/2020
This episode is part of a series examining the mutual impacts between the COVID-19 pandemic and Catholic peacebuilding, and focuses on the way the pandemic is affecting the peace process in the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, and the role of the Catholic community in that process. A conversation between Former Ambassador Susan Page, Fr. James Oyet Latansio, and Andrea Bartoli, produced in partnership with the Catholic Peacebuilding Network.

Duration:00:43:33

Tres años después de la firma del Acuerdo Final en Colombia: hacia la transformación territorial

6/18/2020
El equipo de la Iniciativa del Barómetro, parte del Proyecto Matriz de Acuerdos de Paz del Instituto Kroc, está proporcionando monitoreo en tiempo real del proceso de implementación del acuerdo de paz colombiano. El equipo acaba de publicar su cuarto informe exhaustivo sobre el estado de implementación y analizar los principales hallazgos del informe. Encuentre aquí el informe completo: https://peaceaccords.nd.edu/cuartoinforme

Duration:00:33:56

Three Years After the Signing of the Final Agreement in Colombia: Moving Toward Territorial Transformation

6/18/2020
The Barometer Initiative team, part of the Kroc Institute's Peace Accords Matrix Project, is providing real-time monitoring of the Colombian peace accord implementation process. The team just released their fourth comprehensive report on the status of implementation, and discuss the report's main findings. Read the full report at peaceaccords.nd.edu/fourthreport.

Duration:00:39:30

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

5/8/2020
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).

Duration:00:30:04

The Pandemic and Peacebuilding: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa

5/1/2020
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.

Duration:00:44:08

The Ethics Debate: Is Organ Donation Permitted in Islam?

4/24/2020
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.

Duration:00:40:12

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

4/23/2020
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…

Duration:00:45:12

Alumni Spotlight: Ketty Anyeko and Lindsay McClain Opiyo

4/7/2020
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.

Duration:00:38:06

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

4/1/2020
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.

Duration:00:41:46

Teaching Peace in Active and Post-Conflict Zones

3/2/2020
George Lopez talks with three other scholar-practitioners about how to teach peace studies in areas where there is active conflict or where conflict has just ended. This episode’s guests include Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellow Josefina Echavarría Alvarez, Fr. Elias Omondi Opongo, Director of the Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations, and Fr. Matthew Pagan,Vice-Chancellor of the Catholic University of South Sudan.

Duration:00:43:40

Understanding the Madrasa Discourses Project

2/17/2020
Faculty members associated with the Madrasa Discourses project at the Kroc Institute discuss the program's unique efforts to engage madrasa scholars in conversations about religion, society and epistemology. Joshua Lupo, Madrasa Discourses classroom coordinator, moderates a conversation with Ebrahim Moosa, primary investigator for Madrasa Discourses, Mahan Mirza, Madrasa Discourses Advisor, Waris Mazhari, faculty member in India, and Ammar Khan Nasir, faculty member in Pakistan. The Madrasa...

Duration:00:44:24

International Law, Nonviolent Resistance, Intervention, and the Right to Assist

1/24/2020
This episode is the third in a series of four episodes hosted by Professor Mary Ellen O’Connell focusing on themes laid out in her 2019 book, "The Art of Law in the International Community." Mary Ellen is the Robert & Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution. In this episode, she talks with Maria J. Stephan, director of the Program on Nonviolent Action at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

Duration:00:31:19

Pop Culture, Youth, and Peacebuilding

1/14/2020
Catherine Bolten, associate professor of anthropology and peace studies, sits down to talk with Siobhan McEvoy Levy, professor of political science and peace and conflict studies at Butler University. They discuss peace studies, pop culture, and the instrumental role of youth and young adults in building peace.

Duration:00:20:16

The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, and Ethiopian Peacebuilding

12/13/2019
Kroc Institute Communications Program Director, Hannah Heinzekehr, talks with Peter Wallensteen, the Richard G. Starmann Sr. Research Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies, and Kroc Institute Visiting fellow Abba Hagos Hayish Fessuh about the recent awarding of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed. They also discuss the history and current realities of the conflict at the Ethiopian and Eritrean border and challenges and opportunities facing peacebuilders in...

Duration:00:33:50