Peace Building

Leymah Gbowee

Women as Catalysts for Peace

September 29, 2016

Leymah Gbowee won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 for her efforts that led to ending the Liberian civil war. On Thursday, October 6, she will come to HDS to discuss her experiences and insights into peacebuilding as part of the Religions and the Practice of Peace monthly public dinner Colloquium Series.... Read more about Women as Catalysts for Peace

HDS student Nestor Pimienta, photo by Jon Chase

Peace, in Theory and Practice

September 14, 2016

Earlier this month, I was one of six Harvard Divinity School students sitting in the United Nations’ Security Council chamber listening to delegates from countries around the world talk about how faith and religion were both causes and solutions to peace and violence.... Read more about Peace, in Theory and Practice

Mushfiqur Rahman Chowdhury

Humans of HDS: Potpourri Identity

May 5, 2016

Mushfiqur Rahman Chowdhury is studying religion, ethics, and politics at HDS. He has a passion for peacebuilding, and last summer he worked as a counselor for Seeds of Peace, helping Jewish and Muslim youth engage in interfaith dialogue, healing, and peace practices.