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Moral Imagination and Forgiveness

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 6:00 to 7:30pm

Just two weeks away:

Sustaining Peace Conference: A New Vision of Women, Peace and Security

Join us on Thursday, March 24th, for the 4th annual Sustaining Peace event, with a keynote and panel discussion focused on Women, Peace and Security.  AC4 Research Gallery with the AC4 Fellows begins at 5:30pm, followed by keynote address with Leymah Gbowee and panel discussion with Dr. Natasha Anushri Anandaraja and Sarah Knuckey. 
Register now! Click here for more info and registration.


Listen to a special episode of Conversations from the Leading Edge!

In honor of International Women's Day, AC4's Meredith Smith discusses girls' empowerment and its connections to peacebuilding with Jin In, founder of 4 Girls Glocal Leadership (4GGL). Jin In shares why girls' empowerment is the biggest moral challenge of our time, and she discusses the 4GGL mission to build a social change movement, seeing a crucial role for young women changemakers in the most violent countries on our planet.
Tune in! You can listen here.


Call for Papers: Summer Course on Education for Sustainable Peace

Teachers College is co-sponsoring with the Georg Eckert Institute an upcoming Summer School on Education for Sustainable Development. This year's focus is Human Rights Education in Secondary Schools. You are warmly invited to submit your paper proposal for consideration in this event that will take place in Braunschweig, Germany July 25th-30th.  All travel, accommodations and meals will be covered by the Georg Eckert Institute for the successful applicants.

The GEI and Teachers College of Columbia University invite suitable applicants to submit abstracts of no more than two pages together with a CV, a list of publications (if applicable), and the completed application form, which can be downloaded at

Submissions should be made electronically. All documents must be in Word or PDF format, and the total file size may not exceed 3 MB (file name: last name, first name). Please send applications to, with the subject line “Arnhold Summer School.” 

The deadline for completed applications is May 2, 2016. Successful applicants will be
notified by May 27, 2016.



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