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The Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) supports student and faculty teaching and research, cross-campus interactions, and off-campus outreach. Institute activities include our weekly seminar series, as well as other events described below.

Reppy Institute Seminar Series

The weekly seminar is the central activity of the Reppy Institute, bringing together interested individuals from all parts of Cornell and the Ithaca community to learn about and discuss peace studies issues. When classes are in session, the seminars are scheduled Thursdays at 11:25 a.m. They are free and open to the public. See our seminar page for a list of current seminars.

Conferences and Workshops

The Reppy Institute, part of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, hosts conferences and workshops related to peace and conflict studies and regularly cosponsors events with the Einaudi Center's other regional and thematic programs. Visit Einaudi Center events to find upcoming conferences and workshops.

Paths to Peace 2018

Paths to Peace was a series of on-campus events and exhibits that explored the legacy of antiwar campaigner Randall "Randy" Forsberg. Explore the highlights from the series, including is the art exhibition Shadows and Ashes: The Peril of Nuclear Weapons and Forsberg's e-book, Toward a Theory of Peace: The Role of Moral Beliefs.

Upcoming Events

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

3:00 pm


In 2001, the Global War on Terror (GWOT) was inaugurated under U.S. leadership. Since then, U.S. Armed Forces have conducted significant operations in at least ten countries and been implicated in military operations and incarceration in dozens more. Several other countries have also waged their own GWOT security-…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:00 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, in partnership with the Society for the Humanities, presents this symposium featuring five cutting-edge researchers whose work crosses disciplinary lines to tackle some of the world’s most pressing problems.

Join postdoctoral fellows Mohamed Abdou, Eman…