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Peace Review – Special Issue on Race

Sat, 11/28/2015 - 6:38pm
Call for Submissions – Breaking Down the Shades of Color Under the guest editorship of Pushpa Iyer, associate professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and director of the Center for Conflict Studies, a part of Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice issue 28(4) will focus on exploring and understanding conflicts centered around race […]

2015 Race Conference – Registration is now open!

Thu, 10/15/2015 - 10:53pm
CCS is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 Conference: Breaking Down Shades of Color: Power, Privilege and Potential in Race Conflicts. The conference will take place November 5-7, 2015 at the Monterey Marriott and MIIS Campus (Samson Reading Room). Registration for the Keynote Address and Reception for students is $20, […]

Book Club Discussion

Tue, 10/13/2015 - 11:08pm
On Tuesday, October 20, CCS together with the Willam Tell Coleman Library at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, will host a discussion on Race and Colonisation through a  discussion of the book ‘A Small Place.’ The event will take place at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, October 20 in the DLC Design Space (420 Calle Principal) […]

Ericka Huggins – 2015 Race Conference Keynote Speaker

Sun, 10/04/2015 - 10:04pm
CCS is proud to announce that Ericka Huggins will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Race Conference. Ericka Huggins is a human rights activist, poet, and educator, as well as a former political prisoner and leader in the Black Panther Party. Upon release from prison in 1972, Ericka became writer and editor for the […]

CCS Director to discuss “The Hunting Ground” at MIIS

Sun, 09/20/2015 - 9:50pm
The Monterey County Rape Crisis Center (MCRCC) and the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) are partnering to bring the critically acclaimed film “The Hunting Ground” to the Institute’s Irvine Auditorium at 499 Pierce Street, on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. In the New York Times review of the film, Ann […]

Fourth Annual Conference on Race and Conflict

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 5:40pm
CCS is pleased to announce its fourth annual conference on the topic of Race and Conflict. The conference is titled “Breaking Down Shades of Color: Power, Privilege and Potential in Race Conflicts” and will be held in Monterey from November 5-7, 2015. This conference aims to highlight the sources, nature and growing incidence of race-based […]

2015 Summer Peacebuilding Program

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:07pm
The 2015 Summer Peacebuilding Program has begun! CCS is happy to welcome 17 participants to the beautiful MIIS campus for a 3-week intensive course on bridging the theory and practice of building peace in societies emerging from conflict. The program launched on Sunday night with a reception to welcome the students and introduce the faculty. […]

Announcing the 2015 Peacebuilder Fellows

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 5:57pm
_________               CCS would like to introduce our 2015 Peacebuilder Fellows! Christine Young and Tayna Martins are participating in this year’s program in Honduras. Partnering with the Catholic Relief Services, they will research water conflicts in the country, gathering stories from stakeholders and learning about approaches to conflict resolution. Upon […]

Reflections April 2015

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 12:35am
The Center is proud to share the first issue of the new, re-launched Reflections magazine! Reflections will now be an annual publication, reviewing the year’s activities at the Center, sharing research and field experiences, highlighting alumni accomplishments, presenting the coming year’s events, and more. As ever, the magazine’s articles and features are designed to make […]

Violence Explained and Peace Explored

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 7:36pm
The Center for Conflict Studies invites you to attend its upcoming presentation, “Violence Explained and Peace Explored.” In 2015, CCS organized two field courses: “Challenges to Peacebuilding in Mindanao” and “The Praxis of Conflict Transformation: Poverty, Homelessness and Violence in Los Angeles.” Dr. Pushpa Iyer will lead 15 MIIS and 3 CSUMB course participants in […]