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Professor raises issue of structural inequality in Global Peace Conference speech

By Oyinkansola Awosika For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh   The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace hosted Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot, senior advisor to the president on indigenous affairs at First Nations House of Learning, during its global peace conference last Wednesday. The Future of Humanity: The Challenge of Global Peace and Security Confere...

Women’s security discussed at Global Peace Conference, explores connection between gender and violence

By Hallie Kay For Mitzpeh @TheHallieKay   A Northeastern University professor of sociology explored the connection between empowerment of women and militaristic tendencies in North African and Middle Eastern countries Wednesday at the Stamp Student Union. Professor Valentine M. Moghadam focused on gender and inequality in ...

Scholars discuss new approaches to world peace at Bahá’í conference

By Thomas Hindle For Mitzpeh @Thomas_Hindle_   Countries are taking the wrong approach in trying to achieve world peace, a speaker said Wednesday at The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace conference. The conference, titled “The Future of Humanity: The Challenge of Global Peace and Security” was a two-day event held at this ...

Campus organizations come together to address peacemaking over social media

By Ben Cooper For Mitzpeh @ben_coops Members from multiple UMD communities and religious groups facilitated a discussion addressing peacebuilding in our social-media-driven society Thursday afternoon. The “Peacebuilding in a New Age” event was hosted by 10 campus groups, including Maryland Hillel, MICA, the Memorial Chapel and the ...

Inexperienced, unqualified Kushner is wrong man to broker peace in Middle East

By Mitzpeh Staff @Mitzpeh When Jared Kushner made his first trip to Israel in June as a senior adviser to the president, brokering peace in the Middle East was one of his biggest responsibilities. For an issue as important to global interest as Middle East peace, one would think the U.S. would send more than an amateur diplomat to broker a ...

UMD’s J Street U hosts peace panel

By Adam Barry As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains in the news, J Street U, one of several Israel advocacy groups on campus, hosted an event yesterday featuring perspectives from both sides. The “Peace Partners” event at Hillel featured a moderated discussion on the approach to a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine, ...