• 2015 International Conference: Context and Analytics for a Durable Peace

  • 2015 Lecture - Globalization and the Governance of Peace

  • "You must get connected to the struggle for justice...Change from being 'not racist' to 'anti-racist'." -Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

  • “Sexual assault on college campuses or anywhere is a topic that affects every one of us, women and men, throughout the world.
    We invite everyone to be a part of this discussion and to be a part of the creation of a safe, secure and empowering world for all.”
    -Dr. Hoda Mahmoudi [From Victim To Survivor]

  • “What I’m hoping is that we can produce spaces where people can speak honestly...You can listen to anyone and get cultural
    insight.” -Dr. John L. Jackson, Jr.

  • “It is difficult to determine a paradigm that will describe women’s behavior in conflict. The responses of women to the Syrian
    uprising are indeed pluralistic. The path of Syrian women to equality is stretched, but as long as the violent struggle
    continues, women will probably not take part in it.” -Dr. Fruma Zachs

  • “Our public schools are by far the most accessible institution in the country today – the only institution that accepts all children,
    regardless of their background. At the same time, we provide an education that is profoundly unequal…"-Dr. Pedro Noguera

  • "Iranian women writers are at the forefront of a caravan of women writers leading us to peace."-Dr. Farzaneh Milani

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The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace at the University of Maryland is an endowed academic program that advances interdisciplinary examination and discourse on global peace. While drawing certain initial insights from religion, the program aims to develop a sound scientific basis for knowledge and strategies that lead to the creation of a better world.

The Bahá'í Chair for World Peace
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University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

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