Sramana Majumdar

"Violence, Identity and Self-determination: Narratives of conflict from the Kashmir Valley" 4:15 PM, Monday 18 Nov Room 239, BYC Bryn Mawr College

Exposure Index

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Nonviolent Action and the Struggle for Land: Experiences in India and Brazil

Kurt Schock (Associate Professor of Sociology, Rutgers University) Monday, November 24, 2008, 4:30 p.m.

Scheuer Room Kohlberg Hall Swarthmore College

Prof. Kurt Schock <http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/%7Esocant/kurt.htm> is author of /Unarmed Insurrections: People Power Movements in Nondemocracies/ (University of Minnesota Press). “He is currently researching land reform and land rights movements in the global south. He is examining […]

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Faculty position at Haverford College

Haverford College is seeking a faculty member at the rank of advanced assistant professor or above for a tenure-track position in Peace, Justice, and Human Rights/Peace and Conflict Studies (PJHR/PCS) to start in the fall of 2009.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a social science discipline with an area studies focus and a proven […]

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The Strategic Use of Emotion in Conflict; Asch seminar on November 17th, 2008

Roger Petersen, MIT

Many ongoing conflicts, especially those involving Western intervention, can be characterized in terms of a type of “game” with a fairly stable set of actors, preferences, and rules. At certain junctures, actors use emotions to change the set of actors, reshape preferences, and alter the rules. Actors possess […]