Resisting War and Building Peace: Lessons From Colombia

Thu., February 28, 2019 | 5:30 PM — 7:00 PM

The Harris School of Public Policy
The University of Chicago
1307 E 60th St
Chicago, IL 60637-2745
United States

Sponsored By: The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts

This panel convenes an international group of scholars who research the communities, institutions, and armed groups implicated in the Colombian conflict in order to illuminate our understanding of how it is that civilian actors build peace and resist war.

The panel features: Oliver Kaplan, Associate Professor, Joseph Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and Author of Resisting War: How Communities Protect Themselves; Gwen Burnyeat, Wolfson Scholar, University College London and Author of Chocolate, Politics and Peace-building: An Ethnography of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó, Colombia; Sebastian Ramirez, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Global Health Studies Program, Princeton University.

Moderated by: Maria Angélica Bautista, Assistant Professor, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago; Faculty Affiliate, The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts

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Questions? Please contact event organizer, Erin McFee.