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AC4 endeavors to inform individuals about current initiatives led by AC4 and also overall opportunities to engage with current scholarship and practice pertaining to conflict resolution, violence prevention, peace, and sustainable development.

In our News section, as listed below, you will find information about lectures, conferences, events, jobs, and internship positions at Columbia University and other areas in New York and across the globe.

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Meet AC4 Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Larry Liebovitch

by |February 2nd, 2018

Dr. Liebovitch is Professor of Physics and Psychology at Queens College of the City University of New York and Adjunct Senior Research Scientist at AC4. He earned a bachelor’s degree in physics from the City College of New York and a doctorate in astronomy from Harvard University. At Florida Atlantic University he served as the interim… read more

Conflict and Peace Events at Columbia Next Week (2/4 – 2/10)

by |February 2nd, 2018

Democracy Promotion and U.S. Grand Strategy Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 | 2:45 pm to 4:00 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102B | 435 West 116th Street Indigenous Peoples and Cultural Freedoms: Implementing the UN Declaration on Indigenous Rights Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm… read more

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A Recent Interview with WPS Executive Director Leymah Gbowee

by |February 1st, 2018

“Women are often perceived as victims of war, rather than agents of change, and are left out of the peacemaking process. But you’ve also said that the field of peace and security includes both “the U.N. negotiators in suits” and women who do grass-roots work in their own communities. Can you explain that idea? People… read more

Conflict and Peace Events at Columbia Next Week (1/28 – 2/3)

by |January 25th, 2018

Meditation in Prison Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, Columbia Law School, Case Lounge | 435 West 116th Street “Transformative Change in the Camden City School District” A talk by Paymon Rouhanifard, Superintendent of Camden, New Jersey Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 12:10 pm – 1:10 pm… read more

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Conflict and Peace Events at Columbia Next Week (1/21 – 1/27)

by |January 19th, 2018

Trauma-Free NYC Presents: Talk and Book Signing with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris to discuss her new book ‘The Deepest Well’ Monday, January 22, 2018 | 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, Italian Academy | 1161 Amsterdam Ave Reflections on the UN Human Rights Committee: 40 Years of Practice Wednesday, January 24, 2018… read more

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“Myanmar and International Peacebuilding, with Stephen Gray” — New Episode on AC4 Conversations featured on WKCR FM Radio

by |January 16th, 2018

Give a listen! Tune in to the latest episode of “Conversations from the Leading Edge,” a radio show and podcast centered on Peace and Conflict at Columbia University, with hosts from the AC4, and produced in collaboration with Columbia’s Public Radio Station, WKCR (89.9FM). In this interview, Stephen Gray shares about the current situation in… read more

Conflict and Peace Events at Columbia Next Week (1/14 – 1/20)

by |January 10th, 2018

An Update on Recent Developments in Law, Culture and Politics Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 | 12:10 pm to 1:00pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 103 | 435 West 116th Street “Language, Culture, & Teaching: New Insights” with Dr. Sonia Nieto Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | 5:00 pm – 7:00… read more

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Call for Student Papers: Deutsch Awards for Social Justice!

by |January 8th, 2018

This year is the 14th annual Deutsch Awards, awarding outstanding graduate students for papers in the areas of conflict resolution and social justice. Award includes $500 and is open to all current graduate level students. Submissions are due before March 1, 2018. Submit papers to: For more information:

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Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor at University of Florida

by |January 8th, 2018

Job opening at the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida: tenure-track assistant professor position with a teaching and research focus on questions of human rights, transitional justice, peace and conflict/post-conflict, and related fields. F/T appointment. Candidates should have or be near completion of Ph.D.. Assistant Profession — Human Rights, Peace, and Justice in… read more

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Student Resources from LSE

by |December 19th, 2017

London School of Economics and Political Science has compiled a list of  organizations working in peacebuilding, conflict resolution, mediation and related activities. The list includes 24 different organizations, providing brief information on each. International Organization for Migration (IOM), Mercy Corps, and Alliance for Peacebuilding a few of the ones included. <<< Check out the list… read more

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