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The Human Rights Tulip is an award of the Dutch government, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for courageous human rights defenders who promote and support human rights in innovative ways.
Apply now!  Field-study:  Peacebuilding in Colombia Considerations for how to transition from violence to peace, to “repair” communities, and “rebuild” trust have become the focus for entire communities, countries and regions.
The PJSA Publications Commttee is pleased to annouce the release of its first organizational statement of the new year. The paper, entilted "Peace and Justice Activism in an Era of Disruptive Political Theater", can be found, here, and as a PDF here. 
Peace and Justice Activism in an Era of Disruptive Political Theater By: J. Rinker, S. Jafari, and T. Seidel [TO VIEW THE DOCUMENT AS A PDF]
Call for applications to participate in a collaborative research project A joint research project to identify peacebuilding approaches to countering violent extremism. Peace Direct is launching a collaborative research project for experts and practitioners in countering violent extremism (CVE). The project will bring together people with knowledge and experiences from a diverse range of contexts to share best practices and develop new approaches. The research will cover CVE as it relates to three broad areas:
18th Annual Kingian Nonviolence Summer Institute June 5 - June 16
The Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) stands behind Dr. Sa’ed Atshan, a Palestinian Quaker, Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore College, and PJSA member. Dr. Atshan was disinvited from a talk he had been scheduled to make at Friends’ Central School in Philadelphia. Learn more about this situation, as well as how you can support Dr. Atshan, here: 
Dear Friends of Peace & Nonviolence:  Please accept our invitation to participate in our 18th Annual International Nonviolence Summer Institute, at the University of Rhode Island's Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies, on June 5-16, 2017. 
Brandeis University, Graduate Program in Conflict Resolution & Coexistence: Scholarship Deadlines Extended Deadlines extended to March 1st for two full scholarships! Please see the scholarships and financial aid section of this posting for more details.