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Center for Peace and Development

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About the CPD

The Center for Peace and Development builds on the University of Oklahoma’s longtime work with communities in northern Uganda. CPD brings together faculty and students from across the University’s varied disciplines to build collaborative partnerships with communities affected by conflict.

Featured Events

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Sister Rosemary speaks of her work with women in Northern Uganda, the various insecurities they face, and her work over the past years to empower women socially and economically.

Friday, March 4 2022, 3-4 p.m. CST (4-5 p.m. EST)

Poetry, Peace, and Truth: Lessons from Colombian Young People

Dr. Kate Vieira

Professor & Susan J. Cellmer Distinguished Chair in Literacy, University of Wisconsin–Madison

via Zoom or Facebook @oucis

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Monday, March 21, 3:00-4:00 p.m. CST (4:00-5:00 p.m. EST)

Global Inequities and Climate Change: What a Feminist Climate Justice Approach Teaches Us

Dr. Farhana Sultana

Associate Professor, Department of Geography and theEnvironment, Maxwell School of Citizenship and PublicAffairs, Syracuse University

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via Zoom and Facebook @oucis




Thursday, April 21, 2022, 1:00-2:00 p.m. CST

Rethinking Internationalism

Dr. Simon Reid-Henry

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