Institute for Peace and Justice

Contact: Emiko Noma
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Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
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Lecture Booklets

Since 2003, the Institute for Peace and Justice has created booklets based on our Distinguished Lecture Series for the benefit of students, scholars and the community. These booklets, available here in PDF, include biographies, interviews, lecture transcripts, question-and-answer segments and a list of related resources.

DLS Booklets

2011-2012 Lectures - "Religion and Peacebuilding"

Salbi"Building Bridges, Rebuilding Societies"
Zainab Salbi
Founder, Women to Women International

Lederach"Compassionate Presence: Faith-Based Peacebuilding in the Face of Violence"
John Paul Lederach
Professor of International Peacebuilding, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame

His Holiness the Dalai Lama"Cultivating Peace and Justice"
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Spiritual Leader of Tibet

2010-2011 Lectures - "Challenges to Post-Conflict Peacebuilding"

Monica McWilliams"From Peace Talks to Gender Justice"
Monica McWilliams
Chief Commissioner, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

Johan Galtung"Breaking the Cycle of Violent Conflict"
Johan Galtung
Founder, International Peace Research Institute

Stephen Rapp"Achieving Justice for Victims of Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity"
Stephen J. Rapp
U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues

Radhika Coomaraswamy"Children and Armed Conflict: The International Response"
Radhika Coomaraswamy
U.N. Under-Secretary-General, Special Representative for Armed Conflict

2009-2010 Lectures - "Development and Peacebuilding"

Dr. Paul Farmer"Development: Creating Sustainable Justice"
Paul Farmer
Co-founder of Partners in Health and U.N. Deputy Special Envoy to Haiti

William Ury"From the Boardroom to the Border: Negotiating for Sustainable Agreements"
William Ury
Co-founder and Senior Fellow of the Harvard Negotiation Project
Co-author of Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In

2008-2009 Lectures - "Protecting Fundamental Freedoms"

Louise Arbour "Integrating Security, Development and Human Rights"
The Honorable Louise Arbour
Former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Ambassador Jan Eliasson "Armed Conflict: The Cost to Civilians"
Ambassador Jan Eliasson
Former Special Envoy of the U.N. Secretary-General for Darfur Former Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs

2007-2008 Lectures - “The Nexus of Environment and Conflict"

Jan Egeland "War, Peace and Climate Change: A Billion Lives in the Balance"
Jan Egeland
Former Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs
Emergency Relief Coordinator for the United Nations

Kenneth Roth "The Dynamics of Human Rights and the Environment"
Kenneth Roth
Executive Director of Human Rights Watch

Jane Goodall "Reason for Hope"
Jane Goodall
Founder of Jane Goodall Institute
U.N. Messenger of Peace

2006-2007 Lectures - "Global Security Through Human Dignity"

Shirin Ebadi "Iran Awakening: Human Rights, Women and Islam"
Shirin Ebadi
2003 Nobel Peace Laureate

Gareth Evans "Preventing Mass Atrocities: Making 'Never Again' a Reality"
The Honorable Gareth Evans
President and CEO of the International Crisis Group
Former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia  

Miria Matembe "Women, War, Peace: Politics in Peacebuilding"
Miria Matembe
Co-founder of Action for Development

Alma Viviana Perez
Alma Viviana Pérez
Consultant to the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Irene Santiago Irene Santiago
Chair and CEO of the Mindanao Commission on Women
Co-founder of the Mothers for Peace Movement in the Philippines

2005-2006 Lectures -“Securing Justice in the Pursuit of Peace”

Christopher R. Hill "U.S. Policy in East Asia and the Pacific"
Ambassador Christopher R. Hill
Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Ketmile Masire "Perspectives into the Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and
Contemporary Peacebuilding Efforts"

His Excellency Ketmile Masire
Former President of the Republic of Botswana

William F. Schulz "Tainted Legacy: 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights"
William F. Schulz
Executive Director of Amnesty International USA

2004-2005 Lectures - "Human Rights Under Pressure"

Hanan Ashrawi "Concept, Context and Process in Peacemaking: The Palestinian-Israeli Experience"
Hanan Ashrawi
Secretary General of the Palestinian Initiative for Global Dialogue and Democracy

Lloyd Axworthy "The Responsibility to Protect: Prescription for a Global Public Domain"
The Honorable Lloyd Axworthy
President of University of Winnipeg
Former Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs

Noeleen Heyzer "Women, War and Peace: Mobilizing for Security and Justice in the 21st Century"
Noeleen Heyzer
Executive Director of U.N. Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

Mary Robinson "Human Rights and Ethical Globalization"
Mary Robinson
Former President of Ireland and U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights

2003-2004 Lectures - "Preventing Deadly Conflict"

Richard Goldstone "Preventing Deadly Conflict"
Justice Richard Goldstone
Former Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunals for the former
Yugoslavia and Rwanda

Donald K. Steinberg "Conflict, Gender and Human Rights: Lessons from the Field"
Ambassador Donald K. Steinberg
Director of the Joint Policy Council of the U.S. Department of State

Anthony C. Zinni "From the Battlefield to the Negotiating Table: Preventing Deadly Conflict"
General Anthony C. Zinni
United States Marine Corps (retired)