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Review of 'An Ethnographic Approach to Peacebuilding'

Discussing subjective aspects of peace, violence and power is as fascinating as challenging. I recently finished this book from Gearoid Millar, An Ethnographic Approach to Peacebuilding. 2,371 more words


What’s happening at IMES this June?

Without question, June is consistently our busiest month of the year at the Institute of Middle East Studies. As such, we wish to highlight a number of the projects that we have been working on as we seek to fulfill our institutional mandate:  1,146 more words


Interview in the Cougar News at Collin College

By: David J. Smith, May 24, 2017

When I visited Collin College in Texas in March, I was interviewed by the Cougar News which is the newsletter for faculty, staff, and students at the college about international education.

Click below for the interview

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Somebody should be brought to court… // they killed my children…
People want peace.. // justice is important for reconciliation because someone will feel lighter if the man who killed her husband is punished…

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Building stability overseas - one brick at a time

This post was also published on International Alert’s website.

Earlier this year a new guidance document was finalised outlining five building blocks and five shifts for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and its work on building stability in fragile states and societies. 1,211 more words


Alliance for Peacebuilding Conference, Washington, DC, 10/11-13

By: David J. Smith, May 18, 2017

The Alliance for Peacebuilding is the important advocacy organization for the peacebuilding field.   AfP’s annual conference will be October 11-13 in Washington, DC.   20 more words

Higher Education

Peace Entrepreneurship: Working with Students at Sandy Spring Friends School

By: David J. Smith, May 15, 2017

This past week Saturday (5/13) I was at the Youth Peace Conference at Sandy Spring Friends School in Sandy Spring, MD.   507 more words

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