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Join the Global Truce 2012 for the International Day of Peace!

September 19, 2012

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Join the Global Truce 2012! Become a member and join thousands of others groups and organizations in their efforts supporting International Peace Day, September 21, 2012. Its not too late! http://peaceoneday.org/global-truce/   Video and information Source: http://peaceoneday.org/global-truce/ Advertisements

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International Day of Peace Celebration at Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

September 19, 2012

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SAN DIEGO, CA.— Peace is built person by person, group by group, nation by nation. In commemoration of the United Nations International Day of Peace, the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice invites University of San Diego students, faculty, staff, as well as the San Diego community, to join in celebrating this day […]

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Trans-Border Institute Reception at University of San Diego

September 19, 2012

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SAN DIEGO, CA.— Please join the University Of San Diego Trans-Border Institute for a reception to welcome the academic year, the new dean of the Peace Studies School and to celebrate Mexico’s independence. Come learn about Trans-Border Institute’s new projects and upcoming event programming. Thursday, September 20, 2012 Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and […]

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Forging the Future: Human Rights, Justice and the Law with Cherie Blair

September 18, 2012

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SAN DIEGO, CA.— Jane Ellen Bergman Memorial Lecture Series Presents Cherie Blair Cherie Blair—human rights barrister, part-time judge and wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair—gives her perspectives on life, learning and the law. She discusses highlights from her own career and explains the critical role of lawyers in promoting human rights and rule of […]

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Ambulante Border Series

September 8, 2012

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“Ambulante Border Series will consist of a series of screenings followed by panels that will highlight three of the most relevant issues affecting the bilateral relations between Mexico and its Central American and North American neighbors: arms trafficking and gun control policy, freedom of expression and migration. Saturday, September 8th WHERE: Institute of the Americas […]

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Symposium on Protest and Policing in the UC System With Keynote Speaker Angela Davis

May 24, 2012

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RIVERSIDE, CA.– Where:  UC Riverside, University Theater When: 10:00 am- 5:00pm , May 25, 2012 In light of the recent protests across UC campuses including Berkeley, Davis, and UC Riverside on January 19th, 2012, many feel the imperative to publicly respond and engage in a dialogue about the state and future of protest and policing […]

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Speak Up for Human Rights! The Documentary

May 18, 2012

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  The aims of the project: After corresponding with the Initiative Middle and Eastern Europe  for the Speak Up for Human Rights! New Media! campaign, independent film makers Johannes Franke and Sebastion Hasse decided to form a documentary team to follow the project. The documentary follows a human rights seminar uniting 30 young adults from […]

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Rally to Defend Public Education to be Held at UC Riverside

January 19, 2012

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RIVERSIDE, CA.— A day of mass mobilization to defend public education is being called for Thursday, January 19, 2012 at UC Riverside. The organizers and supporters wrote the following letter regarding the demonstration: Dear Students, Faculty, Staff, and Community Members, We are writing to have our voices heard and call people to action to defend […]

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UCSD to Host UC Riverside Professor Yuhki Tajima to Speak on “Order and Violence” in Indonesia

May 23, 2011

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SAN DIEGO.— UCSD International Affairs Department host Yuhki Tajima, Professor of Political Science UC Riverside. Tajima will be addressing how institutions explain communal violence in Indonesia’s authoritarian breakdown. WHERE: Robinson Building Complex, IR/PS Room 3201 WHEN: Thursday, May 27th from 4pm.-5p.m.

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UCSD Holds Talk: Presidential Leadership and Democratization in México and Brazil

May 22, 2011

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SAN DIEGO.– UCSD’s Political science department  host speaker José Luis Méndez Martínez to discuss Presidential leadership and democracy in Mexico and Brazil. José Luis Méndez Martínez holds  a B.A. in International Relations from El Colegio de México as well as a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He was a Fulbright Scholar in […]

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UCLA to Hold Debate On the Prospects for Peace in the Israeli- Palestine Conflict

May 22, 2011

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LOS ANGELES.– David Makovsky and Ghaith al-Omari will debate current prospects for peace in the Israel- Palestine conflict. David Makovsky is the Director of the Washington Institute’s Project on the Middle East Peace Process, and Ghaith al-Omari is the former advisor to Fatah/PLO leader Mahmoud Abbas and current head of the American Task Force in […]

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Ethics and Morality Lecture at UC Irvine: The Implications of Drones on the Just War Tradition

May 11, 2011

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IRVINE, Ca.– On Friday May 20,2011 the UC Irvine Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality presents The Implications of Drones on the Just War Tradition with speakers Daniel R. Brunstetter, Professor of Political Science, UCI and Megan Braun, Rhodes Scholar, Oxford University.  The aim of Brunstetter’s talk is to analyze some of the […]

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The Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies at UC Irvine Present the Margolis Lecture: Humanity, Self-Determination and Armed Intervention

May 10, 2011

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IRVINE, Ca.– Thursday May 19,2011 the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies host speaker Michael Doyle, Professor of International Affairs, Law, and Political Science at Columbia University; and Former Assistant Secretary-General and Special Adviser to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan. The lecture will discuss: what should rules for international nonintervention and intervention be if they […]

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UC Davis Presents the Faris Saeed Lecture Series on Arab Revolutions

May 10, 2011

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DAVIS, Ca.– On Wednesday May 11, 2011, the Middle East/South Asia Studies program present launch Arab studies with the Faris Saeed Lecture Series. The series will host a panel discussion led by several scholars and academicians. Speakers include: Paul Amar, Associate Professor of Global and International Studies at UC Santa Barbara, and author of The […]

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“Appearing and Disappearing Bodies” Lecture with Claudio Lomnitz at UC Irvine

May 10, 2011

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IRVINE, Ca.– On May 11, 2011, the Spanish and Portuguese Department at UC Irvine present Columbia professor of Anthropology, Claudio Lomnitz. Claudio Lomnitz works on culture and politics in Mexico and the Americas. He has published several books on the ideology, culture and politics of Mexico. The presentation focuses on the appearance and disappearance of […]

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Melody Moezzi, Iranian- American Muslim Writer and Attorney Speaks on Religion, Politics and Culture in Iran

May 9, 2011

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SAN DIEGO, Ca.– On Thursday, May 12, 2011 UCSD hosts Iranian- American writer and attorney Melody Moezzi. Melody Moezzi  is the author of War on Error: Real Stories of American Muslims and is the Executive Director of the Atlanta based nonprofit, 100 People of Faith.  Moezzi is also the founder of the activist group Hooping […]

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UCLA to Hold Conference on Iran: Iran and the International Community in the 21st Century

May 4, 2011

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LOS ANGELES, Ca– Friday, May 13th, the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations and the UCLA International Institute will hold a conference on Iran. The conference will focus on Iran’s relationship with it’s Middle Eastern neighbors as well as the international community. Questions that will be proposed include: How can relations between Iran and the […]

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Near Eastern Studies Lecture Series on Arab Uprisings

May 4, 2011

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LOS ANGELES, Ca– UCLA Near Eastern Studies to feature lecture series on Arab uprisings. Where: UCLA, Dodd Hall – Room 121 When: Sunday, May 8th from 5p.m.- 7p.m.

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Students for Justice in Palestine to Host Speaker Noam Chomsky at UCLA

May 4, 2011

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LOS ANGELES, Ca– Saturday May 7th, Students for Justice in Palestine host professor, activist, and renowned scholar Noam Chomsky for an in-depth talk on Palestine. Where: UCLA, Young Hall – -Trueblood Lecture Hall – Rm CS50 When: Saturday, May 7th from 6p.m.- 10p.m.

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Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf to Speak at UCLA on Healing the Conflict Between Islamic and Western Countries

May 4, 2011

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LOS ANGELES, Ca— As chairman of the Cordoba Initiative, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf directs projects that aim to heal conflict between Islamic and Western communities. As the Imam of Masjid al-Farah, a mosque located twelve blocks from Ground Zero in New York City, he stresses the need for understanding between people of all creeds and […]

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