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PACS Seminar Series

The Fall 2023 PACS seminar series will meet in person in Uris G-08 from 12:00 PM-1:15 PM on Thursdays, unless otherwise noted. Authors will lead a discussion of their works by delivering a formal talk followed by a Q&A.

Readings for the seminars can be accessed here (Cornell Net ID required).

Fall 2023

August 31
Nicholas Mulder; Cristina Florea; Leila Wilmers, Cornell University
The War in Ukraine: Assessing Paths to Peace
***Biotechnology Building, G10***
Co-sponsored by the Institute of European Studies

September 7
Sebastian Diaz Angel
Weaponizing Geography

September 14
Charlotte Hulme, United States Military Academy
Superpowers, Inc.: Rethinking the Origins and Significance of Corporate Climate Action

September 21
Sharif Hozoori, Cornell University
Ethnocentrism and Democracy Failure in Afghanistan
Co-sponsored by the South Asia Program

September 28
Richard T. Clark, Cornell University
International Organizations and the Prioritization of Climate Action

October 5
Anil Menon, University of California, Merced
"Your Past is My Present": The Case of Ukraine

October 12
Dawn Teele, Johns Hopkins University; Tiffany Barnes, University of Kentucky; Soledad Prillaman, Stanford University 
The Global State of Women in 2023
***ILR Conference Center, 423***

October 19
Jamie Hagen, Queen’s University Belfast
Queers for Peace: Stories of Queer Feminist Alliances in the Peacebuilding Movement

October 26
Mitchell Orenstein, University of Pennsylvania
How Russia's Invasion of Ukraine is Changing Europe

October 31
Uriel Abulof, Associate Professor, Cornell University; Leena Dallashesh, Assistant Professor, Humboldt State University; Ian Lustick, Professor Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania
No End in Sight? Prospects for Peace and Justice in Israel-Palestine

November 2
David Cortright, Professor Emeritus of the Practice, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
Oppenheimer's Legacy: Nonproliferation and Disarmament Today, A Nuclear Reckoning

November 8
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE: Dmitri Alperovitch, Silverado Policy Accelerator 
World on the Brink: The United States, China, and the Race for 21st Century
***5:00 pm - 6:30 pm, Warren Hall, 151***

November 13
UNIVERSITY LECTURE: David Cortright, Professor Emeritus of the Practice, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
Politics and Protest: Historical, sociological, and political perspectives
***5:00 pm - 6:30 pm, Physical Science Building, 120***

November 16
Aaron Sachs, Cornell University
Environmental Justice: History of a Timely Idea

November 30
Peace Puzzle Hackathon Presentations

Peace and Conflict Studies involves a wide range of scholarly topics. For a broader sense of what interests researchers and graduate trainees at the Reppy Institute, watch our recorded seminars here

A list of our previous seminars can be found here.