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Conferences and Workshops

Recent Workshops and Conferences

Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) Meeting

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A two-day meeting to be held on October 28 and 29 will bring together invited scholars and practitioners from the EGAP network, along with other experts in two thematic areas, to showcase findings, identify research questions and promising interventions, and provide opportunities for matchmaking between researchers and practitioners.

The two thematic areas are:

  • Crime Reduction & Police Accountability
  • Democracy, Conflict, & Polarization

Cybersecurity Expertise: Practice, Performance, Power

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A two-day workshop held on June 16 and 17, 2022, aimed to center analysis of the people, organizations, and work that ultimately make and break cybersecurity in a way that bridges the gap between two very different kinds of methods and theoretical perspectives: science and technology studies, which tend to adopt a grounded and “bottom-up” approach to analysis; and international relations, which tends to take more of a “top-down” approach that centers nation-states and the international system.

Peacebuilding, Climate Change, and Migration

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

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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.