H-Peace is an international digital network affiliated with the Peace History Society that seeks to broaden understanding about historical and contemporary peace, justice, and disarmament concerns.
This conference brings together scholars, researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and clergy to address issues of working poverty in the United States. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics defines the working poor as “people who spent at least 27 weeks in the labor force (that is, working or looking for work) but whose incomes still fell below the official poverty level.”
This is a call for contributions for an anthology tentatively entitled A History of World Peace since 1750. While recent works by Lawrence Wittner, Peter Stearns, and David Cortright (among others) have added much to the diverse field of peace studies, there is a growing interest in new examinations of peace as a global phenomenon. Already, numerous scholars from diverse academic disciplines have agreed to contribute to this collection.
The Bar-Ilan University interdisciplinary summer program in conflict resolution offers students the opportunity to earn ten academic credits (five courses, including an internship in NGOs and leading think tanks) in a period of four weeks (June 30 to July 28, 2016) and get a certificate, learning in English in an experiential way, on-site, in a country involved in an intractable conflict.
The Jewish Institute of Religion at Hebrew Union College will host an interdisciplinary, national conference on engaging working poverty in Cincinnati, OH, December 4–6, 2016. This conference brings together scholars, researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and clergy to address issues of working poverty in the United States.