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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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Students at UC Riverside Face Violence During Protest Against UC Regents Meeting

January 21, 2012

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  RIVERSIDE, CA.— A massive student protest erupted at UC Riverside Thursday after hundreds of demonstrators gathered to protest rising tuition costs. Students from as far away as Berkeley and San Diego came to join in the demonstrations. The students were protesting the ongoing tuition hikes as well as other budgetary related measures, such as […]

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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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2011, A Year Through Photographs

December 29, 2011

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2011 has been an incredible year. From the Arab Spring and Wallstreet protests to the Eurpean debt crisis and the death of Osama Bin Laden, 2011 has definitely been a year to remember. As we look back on the year and reflect, let us look back on the photos that captured those life changing moments […]

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Police Arrest 10 Occupy UC Davis Demonstrators at Peaceful Protest on Campus

November 19, 2011

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DRAFTED BY: Ashly Bloxon DAVIS.— A peaceful protest at UC Davis today ended with the arrest of 10 students after police officers used pepper spray to force protesters from an encampment in the campus quad. The students were protesting the dismantling of the “Occupy UC Davis” encampment that had been set up in the UC […]

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Irvine 11 Found Guilty For Disrupting Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren’s Speech

September 23, 2011

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IRVINE.— Ten of the eleven students involved in disrupting a speech at UC Irvine were found guilty by a jury today. The students were sentenced to three years of informal probation, no jail time is to be served. The students were convicted of two misdemeanor counts of conspiracy to disturb a meeting and disturbance of […]

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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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Students for Justice in Palestine at UC Riverside Host Ambassador Edward Peck and Rabbi Yisroel Weiss

May 5, 2011

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RIVERSIDE, Ca.– Students for Justice in Palestine hosted speakers Ambassador Edward Peck and Rabbi Weiss this week as part of Palestine Awareness Week at UC Riverside. Palestine Awareness Week is an effort to educate the campus on the Israeli- Palestine conflict. The group seeks to present the truth on the ongoing conflict and present the withheld facts to […]

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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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