On Feb. 5, the Bahá'í Chair for World Peace launched its Spring 2015 events with the semester’s first symposium in the series on Structural Racism and the Root Causes of Prejudice.
On December 3, 2014, the Bahá'í Chair shared remarks at the Department of African American Studies' (AASD) Ferguson Town Hall, bringing together members of the campus and College Park communities to discuss the tragic shooting of unarmed...
At 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24 in the McKeldin Library Special Events Room (6137), the Bahá'í Chair for World Peace presented its second Fall Lecture: “Women in Conflicts, Past and Present: The Syrian Case,” a lecture by Professor Fruma Zachs of the University of Haifa, Israel.
The Bahá'í Chair for World Peace launched its Solidarity Across Differences Series with the 2014 second Fall Symposium featuring Assistant Professor Rashawn Ray of the Department of Sociology and Dr. Beth Douthirt Cohen, Director of Education and Training for UMD’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, at a...
THE DIAMONDBACK - The University of Maryland's Independent Student Newspaper - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - "Maryland symposium aims to ignite conversation on racism"
On Oct. 29, the Bahá'í Chair for World Peace continued its Structural Racism and the Root Causes of Prejudice Series with remarks by Phillip J. Bowman, Ph.D. of the University of Michigan and John L. Jackson, Jr., Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania.
The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace presented the 2014 Fall Lecture, “Journeys to Justice: From Victim to Survivor,” featuring Lisa F. Jackson, documentary filmmaker, Emmy Award and Sundance Jury Prize winner.
Article by Lauren Kirkwood from ConE.
This spring, the Bahá’í Chair for World Peace continues to bring together scholars and leaders from around the world to strengthen pathways to peace and diplomacy and to seek solutions to key challenges facing society. These include racial prejudice, climate change, and the challenges of globalization.
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