News

December 08, 2014

On December 3, 2014, the Bahá'í Chair shared remarks at the Department of African American Studies' (AASD) Ferguson Town Hall, bringing together members of the campus and College Park communities to discuss the tragic shooting of unarmed...

Fruma Zachs Baha'i Chair 2014 Fall Lecture
November 24, 2014

At 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24 in the McKeldin Library Special Events Room (6137), the Bahá'í Chair for World Peace presented its second Fall Lecture: “Women in Conflicts, Past and Present: The Syrian Case,” a lecture by Professor Fruma Zachs of the University of...

Beth Douthirt Cohen Bahá'í Chair 2014 Second Fall Symposium Solidarity Across Differences
November 13, 2014

The Bahá'í Chair for World Peace launched its Solidarity Across Differences Series with the 2014 second Fall Symposium featuring Assistant Professor Rashawn Ray of the Department of Sociology and Dr. Beth Douthirt Cohen, Director of Education and Training...

Diamondback Article 2014 Baha'i Chair First Fall Symposium
October 30, 2014

THE DIAMONDBACK - The University of Maryland's Independent Student Newspaper - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - "Maryland symposium aims to ignite conversation on racism"

Dr. Hoda Mahmoudi
October 23, 2014

On Oct. 29, the Bahá'í Chair for World Peace continues its Structural Racism and the Root Causes of Prejudice Series with remarks by Phillip J. Bowman, Ph.D. of the University of Michigan and John L. Jackson, Jr., Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania. Join us at 2 p.m. in the Adele H. Stamp Student Union Colony Ballroom....

Lisa Jackson
October 13, 2014

The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace presents 2014 Fall Lecture, “Journeys to Justice: From Victim to Survivor,” featuring Lisa F. Jackson, documentary filmmaker, Emmy Award and Sundance Jury Prize winner. All are welcome to join us on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 4 p.m. in the Adele H. Stamp Student Union for the lecture and the reception that follows....

May 02, 2014

Article by Lauren Kirkwood from ConE.

March 05, 2014

This spring, the Bahá’í Chair for World Peace continues to bring together scholars and leaders from around the world to strengthen pathways to peace and diplomacy and to seek solutions to key challenges facing society. These include racial prejudice, climate change, and the challenges of globalization.

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Annual Lecture
November 27, 2013

On Friday, Nov. 15, the Baha’i Chair for World Peace at the University of Maryland celebrated its 2013 Annual Lecture in the Biology Research Building’s lecture hall.

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