Upcoming Events

Each year The Pearson Institute hosts a variety of lectures, workshops, and seminars that explore specific topics, bring constituents together, and create opportunities for scholars to receive valuable peer commentary on their current work. Unless noted otherwise, all events are held on the University of Chicago campus.

02.07.19

Lunch and Learn featuring Joel Braunold

Please join The Pearson Institute for our February Lunch and Learn featuring Joel Braunold. Joel Braunold serves as the Executive Director of the Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP). ALLMEP is a coalition of over 100 organizations – and tens of thousands of Israelis and Palestinians, Arabs and Jews – building people-to-people cooperation, coexistence, equality, shared society, mutual understanding, and peace among their communities in the Middle East.  

Tuesday, February 7, 2019

12:45 - 1:45 PM

Harris Public Policy; Keller Center Room 2112

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02.19.19

One Voice Workshop

The Pearson Institute will host a workshop as part of OneVoice's National Speaking Tour bringing Israeli and Palestinians activists from organizations Darkenu and Zimam to speak with American students and communities about the power of personal narratives in activism and conflict resolution.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Harris Public Policy; Keller Center Room 1022

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02.28.19

Resisting War: How Communities Protect Themselves

Please join us for a panel discussion featuring 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; and Sebastian Ramirez, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Global Health Studies Program, Princeton University.


Thursday, February 28, 2019

5:30 - 7:00 PM


Harris Public Policy; Keller Center Room 2112

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03.11.19

Lunch and Learn featuring Rebecca Wolfe

Please join The Pearson Institute for our March Lunch and Learn featuring Rebecca Wolfe. Dr. Rebecca J. Wolfe is a leading expert on political violence, conflict and violent extremism. Currently, she is Director of Evidence and Influence at Mercy Corps. Dr. Wolfe draws on her practitioner and academic backgrounds to effectively research conflict and development issues. 

Monday, March 11, 2019

12:45 - 1:45 PM

Harris Public Policy; Keller Center Room 2112

Daily life in Gaza strip.

GAZA, ISRAEL - JANUARY 12, 2017: Palestinian children sit inside their dwellings during the power cut in the winter season in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza strip.

 

GETTY IMAGES / NURPHOTO / Hosam Salem