DEADLINE EXTENDED: #PJSA2017 conference

Greetings from the UAB-PJSA conference committee: 

We know that the early weeks of the summer can be some of the busiest times for those of us working within the academic calendar. Despite the fact that many of us are not ‘teaching’, with end of semester tasks, we know things can get quite busy. We also know that with University budgets shrinking in an age of austerity, many of us are struggling to get our small piece of the pie. 

Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute 18th Annual Peacebuilding Training

Apply Now For The MPI 2017 Annual Peacebuilding Training!

Apply now for the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute (MPI) 18th Annual Peacebuilding Training, with the theme “Making Peace Possible: Building Bridges, Weaving Connections in Communities around the World,” which will be held from May 8-26, 2017, at Mergrande Ocean Resort, Davao City, Philippines.

Organizational statement: "Peace and Justice Activism in an Era of Disruptive Political Theater"

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

Peacebuilding Approaches to Countering Violent Extremism. - Collaborative Research Project

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:

PJSA stands behind Dr. Sa’ed Atshan

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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: https://storify.com/peacesociology/friends-central-school

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