August 24, 2017

The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace is pleased to announce the upcoming fall lecture series. All the lectures are open to the campus community and the public and are free to attend. These events bring leading thinkers to campus to examine obstacles to global peace, and solutions for overcoming those obstacles.


June 07, 2017
The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace was delighted to act as co-sponsor for the recent Future of Information Alliance event, “The Future of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Storytelling” hosted by the Phillips Collection on June 6, 2017. 
May 31, 2017

A Juris Doctorate graduate and Master of Arts candidate at American University, Sarah June Benjamin serves as the 2017-2018 Writing Fellow at the Baha'i Chair for World Peace at the University of Maryland. As a refugee from the Liberian Civil War, she holds an interest in the rights of women and children in conflict zones. Prior to this role, Ms. Benjamin has served with the Washington College...

May 02, 2017

The Bahá’í Chair welcomes Sharath Patil as a fellow on economics and trade at the University of Maryland's Bahá’í Chair for World Peace program. He is a second-year law student at the University of Oregon School of Law and has a bachelor of science in supply chain management from Arizona State University. He has significant academic and professional experience in international trade, global...

February 23, 2017

The Bahá’í Chair welcomes Dr. Shahrzad Sabet as a assistant research professor. Dr. Sabet is a specialist in international political economy with training and research interests spanning political science, economics, political philosophy, and psychology.


February 06, 2017

The Bahá'í Chair has published its ...

September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21st marks the International Day of Peace, designated by the United Nations. To help commemorate the International Day of Peace, the...

March 07, 2016

The Bahá'í Chair has published its annual newsletter for 2015. The newsletter features the lectures, symposia, and historic conference on “Global Transformations: Context and Analytics for a Durable Peace,” sponsored by the Chair. Also featured is the new course that the Chair offered...


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