The Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies is an internationally-recognized academic gathering place where students, scholars, educators–the change makers–come together to promote mutual understanding, reconcile conflicts, and build peaceful, sustainable, and inclusive communities.
Here students gain expertise in human rights and peace studies through interdisciplinary academic coursework, nonviolence training, and hands-on experience. Faculty and scholars form unique interdisciplinary partnerships and access research on social justice and nonviolence–including one of the largest human rights data sets in the world.
- Thupten Tendhar recognized for peace work at URI - Thupten Tendhar was recognized recently as the recipient of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Peacemaker Award.
- URI professor discusses worsening child labor in the United States - URI professor discusses worsening child labor in the United States.
- Registration for the 24th Annual International Nonviolence Summer Institute is now open - Registration for the 24th Annual International Nonviolence Summer Institute 2023 is now open.
Bringing people here and sharing this knowledge is going to change the world.Amani Matabaro Tom