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2017 U.S. Faculty Development Seminar on Palestine May 17 - May 30, 2017 in Jerusalem and the West Bank Applications due January 12, 2017 Awards announced March 14, 2017 The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) announces its eighth Faculty Development Seminar on Palestine. This 12-day seminar is for U.S. faculty members with a demonstrated interest in, but little travel experience to, Palestine.
Dear PJSA colleagues,  PJSA is partnering with the Global Campaign for Peace Education and the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) to conduct a survey of peace and conflict studies programs. Please help u to get a better understanding of our field by taking the time to complete the survey. We strongly encourage PJSA members representing academic programs to complete this survey.  The information you provide will help us to build an online program directory and provide analysis of enrollment trends useful for program development and assessment. 
[For a .PDF of this statement, click here] Dr. John Ettling President, State University of New York, Dr. Jake Liszka Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs,  State University of New York,
Co- Chair: Laura Finley (16-18)
[Note: After a formal vote of the Board of Directors of the Peace and Justice Studies Association, on 17 August 2016 the Association signed the letter issued by the Middle East Studies Association in response to a wave of repression in Turkey following the attempted coup of 15 July 2016.] -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 
Take a look at a new position paper put together by members of PJSA focused around gender-based and sexual violence on college campuses. To view this and other publications: 1) Click Publications  2) Choose Organizational Statements You may also reach the paper directly at:
Position Paper: Gender-Based and Sexual Violence on College Campuses
The Academic Program guide has been updated with a great deal of revised websites, fresh links, better organization and expanded resourses. To visit the listings compiled by PJSA: 1) Click on Resources 2) The select Career & Educational Opportunities
  The Jobs, Volunteer Opportunities, Internships and Career Guides has been updated with a great deal of revised websites, new additions, and expanded resourses. To visit the listings compiled by PJSA: 1) Click on Resources 2) The select Career & Educational Opportunities 
With our new website we will be regularly posting relevant jobs in our field as well as conference announcements, calls for papers and anything else that comes across our digital desks. If you have news to contribute, send it over to michael[at]peacejusticestudies[dot]org and we'll get it posted! Check out the new jobs posted at,