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Category Archives: Center for Conflict Studies

Peace, Trade, and Development Program 2014

CCS Director Pushpa Iyer will once again be teaching in the Peace, Trade, and Development program this summer at MIIS. This four-week course is designed to give upper-level students and new professionals the concepts and tools to work in human security, global trade, social change and development. Dr. Iyer will begin teaching on July 24th […]

Announcing the 2014 Peacebuilder Fellows

CCS is excited to announce our Peacebuilder Fellows for summer 2014! CCS will be sending eight Fellows, as well as one Visiting Peacebuilder Fellow (short-term), to four different countries to research water conflicts and gather the stories of those who have experienced conflict. This year’s Fellows come from the United States, New Zealand, Ethiopia, Thailand, […]

Peacebuilders Fellowship – Applications Now Open

CCS is pleased to announce that applications for the summer 2014 Peacebuilders Fellowship are now open! The Center will be choosing eight fellows to travel to four countries (Burma, Mexico, Ethiopia, and the West Bank) for 8 to 10 weeks over the summer. Fellows will work in teams of two in each country to research […]

CCS Hiring a Social Media Intern for Spring 2014

The Center for Conflict Studies is seeking to hire one social media intern for Spring-Summer 2014 (unpaid). Job responsibilities include managing the Center’s social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) and maintaining its Database of Organizations site. Prospective Interns must be currently enrolled in or recent graduates of a graduate program preferably in conflict studies or […]

The Role of Media in Insurgencies and Conflict Resolution

The Center for Conflict Studies will be co-sponsoring a lecture, along with the M2 Lecture Series, by Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Middlebury, Orion Lewis. The lecture, entitled “The Coverage of Conflict: The Role of Media in Insurgencies and Conflict Resolution,” will discuss the role international media coverage plays in conflict resolution and […]

CCS Hiring Research Interns for Spring 2014

The Center for Conflict Studies is seeking to hire two research interns for Spring 2014 (unpaid but with the possibility of earning academic credits). Interns will conduct research for the Peacebuilders Fellowship program and will be expected to write short country profiles and background notes. Interns will work for 10 hours per week and may […]

Peacebuilders Fellowship

CCS is pleased to announce the Peacebuilders Fellowship, a summer fellowship program for graduate students in the U.S. The program will begin in summer 2014. In keeping with the Center’s mission, the goal of the fellowship is to give a voice to the voiceless. Fellows will spend about two months in a conflict zone and […]

“Maneuvering the Maze” Conference: Panels

The CCS conference “Maneuvering the Maze: Understanding Justice in Conflicts” presented two days of thought-provoking and intriguing panels on numerous issues related to justice. Panels were grouped around themes such as environmental justice, the impact of gender and religion on justice, justice as a key to building peace, and more. With a total of 24 […]

“Maneuvering the Maze” Conference: Panel of Scholars and Practitioners

On the morning of November 15, before diving into the conference presentations, CCS was thrilled to welcome a panel of scholars and practitioners to discuss some of the conference’s central questions surrounding justice and peace. Over 50 people attended the panel, chaired by Dr. Christopher Mitchell, Emeritus Professor of Conflict Research at the School for […]

“Maneuvering the Maze” Conference: Keynote Address

The Center for Conflict Studies’ 2013 conference on justice, “Maneuvering the Maze: Understanding Justice in Conflicts,” kicked off on November 14 with a keynote address by Dianne Barker Harrold, entitled “The Complexities of Delivering Justice: Experiences in Indian Country.” The address drew around 100 attendees, including MIIS faculty, staff, students, and alumni, local community members, […]