October 5, 2015 at 11:00 pm

War & Peace | Lessons for the 21st Century Peacebuilding, Oct. 5

The War & Peace theme presents Dr. Craig M. Zelizer on “Building Peace in Hard Places: Lessons for the 21st Century Peacebuilding” on Monday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m. at Schoonover 450.

Zelizer is Associate Director of the Conflict Resolution Program, Georgetown University & Co-founder of Alliance for Conflict Transformation.

war and peace logoZelizer the creator of the Peace and Collaborative Development Network, the leading online platform connecting over 30,000 peacebuilders and organizations worldwide. He is also one of the co-founders and a senior partner in the Alliance for Conflict Transformation, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to building peace through innovative research and practice. Dr. Zelizer has worked for or served as a consultant for many development and peacebuilding organizations including the United States Institute for Peace, Rotary International, and USAID.

Zelizer’s areas of expertise include working with youth from violent conflict regions, civil society development and capacity building in transitional societies, program evaluation and design, conflict sensitivity and conflict mainstreaming, the connection between trauma and conflict, the role of the private sector in peacebuilding, and arts and peacebuilding. He has published several articles, and co-edited two books. While at Ohio University, Dr. Zelizer will also meet with War and Peace Studies and War and Peace Theme students, and faculty.

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