News archive - 2013

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Wilfrid Laurier and Conrad Grebel Co-host Peace Studies Conference

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The Peace and Justice Studies Association's (PJSA) annual conference is taking place this year in Waterloo from October 17th-19th.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Making Friends and Making a Difference at Peace Camp!

By Sarah Klassen, Peace Camp Coordinator

For youth looking to make a difference, make new friends, and have fun at summer camp, Peace Camp is the place to be! Now heading into its third summer, Peace Camp is a unique camp where youth ages 11-14 get to experience the same types of fun games, activities, sports, and crafts as any other summer camp, but with a social justice and peace focus.

Friday, March 8, 2013

The saint and the sultan: Interfaith dialogue as a model for peace

A local Kitchener imam, Muhammad Abuelezz, and a New York-based journalist and professor, Paul Moses, came together at Conrad Grebel University College on March 8, 2013 to share an 800 year old story. At this public talk entitled "The Saint and the Sultan: Religion, Conflict and the Search for Peace," Moses described the meeting of St. Francis of Assisi and Sultan Malik al-Kamil during the Fifth crusade. Abuelezz responded with the implications for Muslim-Christian relations today.

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