The World Peace Foundation is pleased to introduce the Occasional Paper series, through which we will feature research on topics related to conflict and peace. Our first Occasional Paper series publication is devoted to Gender, Conflict, and Peace. Dr. Dyan Mazurana, Associate Research Professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Research Director [...]Continue Reading →
While in Siena, Italy for the 2013 International Association of Genocide Scholars conference, Alex de Waal and I discovered a unique way of honoring a historic peacemaker, Santa Caterina. She was born on 25 March 1347 in Siena, the 24th child of Jacopo of Benincasa and Lapa of Puccio of the Piagenti, [...]Continue Reading →
Can the food that you consume lead to the realization of worldwide peace? Dr. Will Tuttle’s World Peace Diet asserts that the answer is “yes.” Together with his wife Madeleine, Dr. Tuttle is on a mission to veganize North America and the world. According to Tuttle, switching to a plant-based diet is the first [...]Continue Reading →
With Alex de Waal
In our summer series exploring the diversity of ways that individuals and organizations work for world peace, we also find ourselves engaged by the question of how the world treats its peacemakers.
Of course, the most famous of prizes for peace is the Nobel Peace Prize, which [...]Continue Reading →
In Total Destruction of the Tamil Tigers: The Rare Victory of Sri Lanka’s Long War, Paul Moorcraft recalls a Buddhist saying: “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” In Sri Lanka, if history is to be written by the victors – President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his followers [...]Continue Reading →
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