Monthly Archives: August 2012

Laureate Lights: What do you know about Yemen?

For the third and final post in our series about Nobel Peace Prize Winner (and 2013 Forum speaker!) Tawakkol Karman, we’ve collected some information about the country of Yemen and the unrest experienced there over the past year. Yemen is … Continue reading

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Laureate Lights: Women Journalists Without Chains

For the next post in our “Laureate Lights” series, we’ve put together a brief over of the Women Journalists without Chains (WJWC) organization, which is a human rights group founded by Tawakkol Karman and seven other female journalists. Founded in … Continue reading

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Laureate Lights: Introduction to Tawakkol Karman

You may recall that earlier this year we launched “Laureate Lights,” a new blog series, with some blog, Facebook, and Twitter posts about Aung San Suu Kyi (1991 Peace Prize winner). Now that Tawakkol Karman has accepted our invitation to … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: The July 22nd Memorial Concert

While in Oslo as Peace Scholars, we’ve been deeply immersed in peace and conflict studies and kept busy by meeting wonderful leaders in the field of peace research such as Henrik Syse, innovators like Lisa Cooper and her Norwegian-Somali bridge … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: Researching Norwegian Nationalism

This is part of a series of blog posts written by the 2012 Peace Scholars as they complete their summer program in Oslo, Norway. This post was written by Charlotte Rosen from St. Olaf College. After spending 7 weeks in Oslo as … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: More thoughts on Norwegian Dialogue

This is part of a series of blog posts written by the 2012 Peace Scholars as they complete their summer program in Oslo, Norway. This post was written by Adam Mousel from Concordia College. The first week I learned about Steinar Bryn’s … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: “Visiting The Nansen Dialogue Network” by Peter Larsen

This is part of a series of blog posts written by the 2012 Peace Scholars as they complete their summer program in Oslo, Norway. This post was written by Peter Larsen from Augsburg College. As referenced in an earlier post by Jordan, … Continue reading

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Greetings from a Former Peace Scholar

We received this note from Lauren Griffin, a 2011 Peace Scholar from Luther College.  What exciting news that Tawakkol Karman will be at the 2013 NPPF! That is absolutely incredible! I wish that I could be there, but I actually … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: The July 22nd Memorial

This is part of a series of blog posts written by the 2012 Peace Scholars as they complete their summer program in Oslo, Norway. This post was written by Maren Engel from Augustana College. I knew this summer would fly by but … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: Norwegian Demographics

This is part of a series of blog posts written by the 2012 Peace Scholars as they complete their summer program in Oslo, Norway. This post was written by Luke Hanson from Luther College. Before arriving in Oslo for the International Summer … Continue reading

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