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Nonviolent Peaceforce Discusses His Holiness The Dalai Lama at Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Nonviolent Peaceforce Endorser The Dalai Lama Speaks At Nobel Peace Prize Forum In Minneapolis By Shannon Livingston-Harris, Nonviolent Peaceforce Communications Intern On March 1, I attended the Nobel Peace Prize Forum’s Faith and Peace Day at the Minneapolis Convention Center. … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post: “A Double-Header (and Then Some)”

by Susan Stabile, Robert and Marion Short Distinguished Chair in Law and Professor at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota Yesterday I attended the first day of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Forum, whose theme this year is Crossing Boundaries … Continue reading

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Faith and Peace Day Pre-Registration

We will be holding pre-registration for the attendees of Faith and Peace Day this Thursday, Feb. 27th and Friday, Feb. 28th from 9am to 9pm. Stop by the Augsburg College Oren Gateway Center to pick up your name badge and … Continue reading

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2014 Speaker Announcement: Michael Posner, JD

Professor Michael Posner is on faculty at NYU’s Stern School of Business, where he is launching the first center on business and human rights at a business school. He received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and led Human Rights First, … Continue reading

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2014 Speaker Announcement: Dr. William Foege

The Nobel Peace Prize Forum is pleased to announce that Dr. William Foege will be attending and speaking at the 2014 Forum on March 8th in Minneapolis. Dr. William Foege received his undergraduate degree at Pacific Lutheran University, his medical degree from the University … Continue reading

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Nobel Peace Prize Forum Announces Collaboration With Google

The Nobel Peace Prize Forum and Google are working together to expand the reach, enrich the content, and enliven the virtual experience of the 2014 Forum (March 1 and March 7 – 9 in Minneapolis) through the Google+ platform. In … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: “Always Accept the Invitation to a Norwegian’s Home” by Anastasia Young

Always Accept the Invitation to a Norwegian’s Home As I was preparing for my summer in Norway, many friends, family, and people from school gave me advice on things I must do while I’m in Norway. One piece of advice … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: “The Pomp and Circumstance of Peacemaking” by Marit Aaseng

The Pomp and Circumstance of Peacemaking Last night, June 24th, the city of Oslo officially welcomed the nearly 600 students from around the world who have come to study at the international summer school. As our group of Peace Scholars … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: Yemissrach Melka

The Sunday before the first week of class, the International Summer School (ISS) organized an “Oslo Sightseeing” tour to make students more informed about Norway. The tour brought us to some of Oslo’s main sights including The Vigeland Park, The … Continue reading

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What do you know about Bertha von Suttner?

How do you take a person long dead and make her relevant to today? “She had radical ideas, everybody loved being with her, and she believed in the power of change,” Anne Synnøve Simensen explained. Having spent a good part of … Continue reading

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