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Apr 6

Tuesday Apr 6, 2021

VIRTUAL | Do Wars Make States and States Make War: Rethinking the Origins of the Seven Years War

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Location: Virtual Event [Zoom]

2018 Steven Pincus Head

I am a historian of Britain and its Empire, of comparative revolutions, comparative empires, and of northern Europe more broadly. I am both a deeply committed archival historian and a scholar who believes profoundly that...

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Apr 7

Wednesday Apr 7, 2021

27th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi (Kwibuka 27)

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Location: Online

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In honor of the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, established by the United Nations, please join the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) and the Rwandan-American Community of the Midwest on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 for the 27th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. …

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Apr 9

Friday Apr 9, 2021

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Aesthetics of Annihilation, a Brief Screening & Conversation

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Location: Virtual Event

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by histories of territorial and linguistic politics, colonialism, military domination and gross human rights violations. The initiative grapples with the constructed nature of history; reimagines American and global history from the position of suppressed voices; and examines how minoritized writers and scholars have historically innovated literary production and theory in the process of responding to systemic violence. 

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Apr 14

Wednesday Apr 14, 2021

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

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Location: Virtual Event

Kroc Kellogg

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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Apr 15

Thursday Apr 15, 2021

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Location: Virtual Event

Student Peace Con

Beyond the Surface: Moving the Needle on Global Peace

Due to ongoing global health and safety concerns, all sessions, meetings, and networking will take place online. We believe this will allow us to engage in meaningful learning and dialogue while also keeping everyone safe.…

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Apr 16

Friday Apr 16, 2021

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Location: Virtual Event

Student Peace Con

Beyond the Surface: Moving the Needle on Global Peace

Due to ongoing global health and safety concerns, all sessions, meetings, and networking will take place online. We believe this will allow us to engage in meaningful learning and dialogue while also keeping everyone safe.…

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Apr 17

Saturday Apr 17, 2021

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Location: Virtual Event

Student Peace Con

Beyond the Surface: Moving the Needle on Global Peace

Due to ongoing global health and safety concerns, all sessions, meetings, and networking will take place online. We believe this will allow us to engage in meaningful learning and dialogue while also keeping everyone safe.…

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Apr 20

Tuesday Apr 20, 2021

VIRTUAL | The Strategic Role of the Chaplain Corps in Promoting Racial Harmony Within the Army

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Location: Virtual Event

Photo Ch Albano

Chaplain Alwyn Michael (Mike) S. Albano Jr. holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from San Pablo Seminary and a Masters of Divinity from Immaculate Conception School of Theology in the Philippines.  He is currently deployed as Command Chaplain, 1st Infantry Division (Forward) in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

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Apr 21

Wednesday Apr 21, 2021

Promoting Human Flourishing in Central America

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Location: Zoom Webinar

Central American Migration Event

Central Americans confront violence, corruption, and lack of adequate employment on a daily basis—factors that force some to migrate to the United States in search of a better life.

However, many more stay. How can the United States and Central American governments and civil society support the conditions for citizens to thrive at home? Put another way, what would a holistic vision of human dignity—one that considers the full needs of each human person—look like, and how might policymakers promote those conditions in Central America?…

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Apr 23

Friday Apr 23, 2021

Christina Wolbrecht: Citizenship and Suffrage

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Location: via Zoom

Massingale

Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary

Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Christina Wolbrecht, professor of political science and director of the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy at the University of Notre Dame, discusses citizenship and suffrage, both of which have been contested throughout US history on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, age, nativity, and immigration. Prof. Wolbrecht will help place our current debates over the right to vote within the context of suffrage and citizenship expansion and retraction across American history.…

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Apr 27

Tuesday Apr 27, 2021

Nanovic Graduate Fellow Lecture: Moritz S. Graefrath: "Power Vacuum Politics and the Origins of the Cold War in Europe"

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Location: Online

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Power Vacuum Politics and the Origins of the Cold War in Europe

Abstract: The collapse of Nazi Germany, brought about by the Axis powers’ crushing defeat in World War II, created an international power vacuum. Across large parts of Europe, Germany’s absolute authority at the international level collapsed and it was yet to be seen who would lay renewed claim to it. In this talk, Moritz Graefrath uses the case to illustrate his theory of power vacuums in international politics. He argues that variation in great powers’ responses to such vacuums are best explained by the interaction of two factors: first, whether a vital, supplemental, or no strategic interest is at stake; and second, whether a great power can identify a “dependable instrument” through which it can issue its bid for control. He shows that, from 1943 onwards, power vacuum politics permeated both U.S. military strategy as well as U.S. officials’ planning for and shaping of the continent’s political future. Overall, his study of the case thus suggests that the early Cold War was in large parts a continuation of a struggle for authority over key parts of the continent that had begun well before V-E Day.…

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Apr 27

Tuesday Apr 27, 2021

Political Activism and History of Puerto Ricans

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Location: virtual — RSVP for Zoom link

Join us for a conversation with attorneys Daniel Vázquez and Luis Ponce, both co-founders of Boricuas Unidos en la Diáspora (BUDPR).

This panel is part of Puerto Rican Week 2021, organized by the Puerto Rican Student Association. Other events include "Climate Change and Energy in Puerto Rico" on Monday, April 26 and "Gender Violence and Discrimination in Puerto Rico" on Thursday, April 29.

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Apr 28

Wednesday Apr 28, 2021

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

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Location: Virtual Event

Kroc Kellogg

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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Apr 29

Thursday Apr 29, 2021

Protecting Oak Flat and Other Indigenous Sacred Places

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Location: Virtual Event

Join us for a discussion about the importance of adequate protections for Indigenous sacred places in North America, along with the current fight to save Oak Flat. Our panelists will share perspectives on a history of broken promises and government divestiture of tribal homelands, along with updates on litigation, possible political solutions, and other potential issues on the horizon. Speakers include:…

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Apr 29

Thursday Apr 29, 2021

LIFEBOAT: Film Screening & Discussion with director Skye Fitzgerald

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Location: Online

LIFEBOAT (2018)

Thursday, April 29, 2021
4:00 PM Virtual Film Screening on GATHR
4:45 PM Virtual Film Discussion on Zoom

Director: Skye Fitzgerald
Producer: Skye Fitzgerald, Bryn Mooser
A SPIN FILM production in association with RYOT
Runtime: 34m

Film director Skye Fitzgerald will be present during the discussion with William Collins Donahue

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