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SLU, Clarkson Students Present War & Peace Conference

Students from Clarkson University's War Studies Program and St. Lawrence University's Peace Studies Program will present at a conference, titled "In the Matter of War and Peace: A Dialogue," which will take place at Clarkson University from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, March 28. The conference will be held in Clarkson's Student Center, Multipurpose Rooms A, B, and C. The public is invited to attend.

The conference will begin with an opening panel, where professors and students from Clarkson and St. Lawrence will begin the dialogue by describing their respective programs.

The two morning student panels will be on the themes of "The Near East, Then and Now," and "War and Expression." The two afternoon student panels will be on "War, Peace, and the State," and "The Human Experience." There will also be poster presentations on privateering, post-traumatic stress disorder, whether police forces should be armed, hunger strikes, forms of nonviolent third-side intervention and the Rwandan genocide.

This conference is jointly sponsored by St. Lawrence University’s Peace Studies Program and Clarkson University’s War Studies Program.

For more information, please contact Laura Rediehs at 315-229-5457.