December 5 - 7, Dedicatory Conference: "Peacemaking with Justice: Policy for the 21st Century." Details.
Wednesday, Dec. 5, Dedicatory Conference: IPJ Dedication. With Keynote Speaker Justice Richard Goldstone. Details.
Tuesday, Dec. 4, IPJ Film Series: "Before the Rain." Milcho Manchevski tells a story of personal conflict and emotions in his award-winning film. Details.
Wednesday, Nov. 12, IPJ Film Series: "The Selling of Innocents." Ruchira Gupta exposes the trafficking of Nepali women and girls in his documentary film. The film was followed by a discussion led by Sandra Hunnicutt, Executive Director of Captive Daughters. Details.
Wednesday, June 7, "U.S.-Japan Millennium Bridge for the 21st Century." John Stoessinger, distinguished visiting professor of Global Diplomacy at the University of San Diego, shared his personal story. Details.
Thursday, May 17, "The Role of Religion in the Conflict in Northern Ireland." Joseph Ruane, author and a lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University College Cork in Ireland, spoke. Details.
Thursday, May 3, IPJ Film Series: "Long Night's Journey Into Day." This film features four stories from the Truth and Reconciliation Hearings in South Africa. A discussion followed. Details.
Wednesday, April 18, "Prospects for Peace in Colombia." The Honorable Rodrigo Villamizar, current Minister of Mines and Energy in the Colombian Government, spoke. Details.
Monday, March 29, IPJ Film Series: "If Hope Were Enough."
Thursday, March 13, "Can Violent Conflict be Prevented Through Development Assistance?" Peter Wallensteen, Dag Hammarskjold Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University in Sweden, gave a report on a recent study made for the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC). Details.
Tuesday, Feb. 20, IPJ Film Series: "Suffer Little Children." This film tells the stories of children who have escaped from the Lords Resistance Army (LRA), a rebel movement in northern Uganda. Details.
Wednesday, Feb. 14, Panel Discussion and Reception: Educators from the Republic of Kazakhstan. Details.
Monday, Jan. 29, "Is It Possible to Build a Just Democracy?" The Honorable Miria Matembe, Minister of Ethics and Integrity for the Government of Uganda, and an author of the 1995 Ugandan constitution, spoke on the government’s efforts to build a just democracy and on the role of women in the reconstruction of Uganda. Details.
New Director Announced! Joyce Neu, conflict resolution specialist and top official from the Carter Center in Atlanta, became the first director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice on Sept. 15, 2000. Details.
Oct. 4 - 7, Conference: "Building a Culture of Peace."
Wednesday, Oct. 6, Ground-Breaking.
Sunday, May 30, Graduation Ceremony: Commencement Speech. Albert Reynolds, former Irish Prime Minister, spoke of the conflict in Ireland and the creation of the Institute for Peace & Justice at USD. Details.
Monday, June 22, President's Announcement. Dr. Alice B. Hayes, President of the University of San Diego, spoke of Joan Kroc's gift to the University and of future development of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice. Details.
Friday, Dec. 25, "Globalization and Challenges to Human Security." Dr. Oscar Arias, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, gave a lecture. Details.