In the Matter of War and Peace: A Dialogue

Students from Clarkson University's War Studies Program and St. Lawrence University's Peace Studies Program will be presenting papers at this conference to be held at Clarkson University, on Friday, March 28, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  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 at 9:00 am, where professors and students from Clarkson's War Studies Program and St. Lawrence's Peace Studies 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.

Many thanks to Clarkson faculty in the War Studies Program for their key roles in initiating and organizing this conference:  Sarah Melville, Associate Professor of Ancient History, and Lou Ann Lange, Assistant Professor of History, Clarkson University.