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Conferences and Workshops

Recent Workshops and Conferences

Peacebuilding, Climate Change, and Migration

Children in India

Anthropogenic climate change currently threatens to exacerbate displacement and conflict around the world. Through this workshop held virtually on March 22 and 24, 2022, we sought alternative outcomes and approaches to these challenges. The symposium was co-sponsored by the Migrations initiative.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Workshop on Peace and Conflict

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Workshop on Peace and Conflict
Participants in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Workshop on Peace and Conflict.

On April 13, 2019, Reppy Graduate Fellows organized a workshop on interdisciplinary approaches to peace and conflict, inviting graduate students from Cornell and other universities to gather to present papers and discuss the topics of Infrastructure of Security, Historical Approaches, Ways of Knowing, and Shifts in Militarization.

Practicing Peace for Climate Justice: Haudenosaunee Knowledge in Global Context

Haudenosaunee panel participants
Iakoiane Wakerahkats: teh Louise McDonald; Kayenesenh Paul Williams; and Agnes F. Williams, MSW, panelists at the Practicing Peace for Climate Justice workshop.

Cornell graduate students led by Reppy Fellow Bruno Seraphin, organized a special event that took place on March 14, 2019. This was an interdisciplinary conversation was designed to engage the Haudenosaunee Great Law of Peace as a multifaceted legal and philosophical system well suited to address the political and environmental crises of our times. The interdisciplinary conversation engaged multiple academic departments and regional communities and was geared toward a robust Indigenous-centered theorization of the practice of peace. Video of the event and biographies of the speakers are available on the American Indian and Indigenous Studies website.