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“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, […]

Keynote Speaker: Dianne Barker Harrold

The Center for Conflict Studies is excited to announce that Dianne Barker Harrold will be the keynote speaker for November’s conference on Understanding Justice in Conflicts. Harrold has practiced law for 26 years, mostly in Indian Country in Oklahoma. She served as tribal judge for thirteen Indian tribes in Oklahoma and as the first female […]

Call for Proposals: Understanding Justice in Conflicts

Our fall conference, Maneuvering the Maze: Understanding Justice in Conflicts, will seek to explore the many notions of justice, the importance and role of justice in conflict and peace, the various approaches to justice and the key players involved in providing, seeking and receiving justice. We invite proposals from graduate students, academics and practitioners in […]