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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.
Share your ideas and be heard in the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations! ELS and the United Nations Academic Impact are pleased to sponsor the fourth Many Languages, One World® Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum. This year welcomes Northeastern University as the host of the Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum and the sponsor and organizer of the Northeastern University Global Youth Conference. 
ANN: Center for Communal Studies Awards 2017   UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA CENTER FOR COMMUNAL STUDIES   Annual Prizes The Center for Communal Studies at the University of Southern Indiana annually invites submissions for its prize competition for the best undergraduate and graduate student papers on historic or contemporary communal groups, intentional communities and utopias. Submissions may come from any academic discipline and should be focused on a topic clearly related to contemporary or historic communal groups or utopias.