Thupten Tendhar Delivers the Dedication Speech-The Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies is proud that our staff Thupten Tendhar was asked to deliver the Dedication Speech at the 2023 University of Rhode Island commencement ceremonies. Thupten talked about the importance of human values, including peace and nonviolence and living mindfully for the flourishing of self and others, to more than […]
Congratulations Class 2023-Congratulations to the incredible BA and MA students who studied or researched Peace at the URI Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies!
A Social Justice Choir in Performance at URI-On Sunday, March 26th, VOICES 21C, a Boston-based community-focused artists’ collective whose members include several URI Music Department alums, is partnering with The Center for the Humanities and the URI Department of Music to perform a concert at the Fine Arts Center on the topic of mass-incarceration in the US.
Pedagogy of Peace in Formal Education-On Friday, March 31, 2023 The Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies will host Dr. Larisa Kasumagić-Kafedžić for a special lecture titled Pedagogy of Peace in Formal Education.
Sand Mandala Painting-Starting Monday, March 27 through Friday, March 31, 2023, eight Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Mystical Arts of Tibet, Drepung Loseling Monastery, will construct a Mandala Sand Painting.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration-January 13 – 16, 2023 Join us to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Day with the 2023 World House Documentary Film Festival! Click on the link below to register. https://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/world-house/content/2023filmfestival
Zine Workshop-November 16, 2022
The Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies is hosting a Zine Workshop that will involve learning how to create a zine about a topic we are passionate about and feel deserves greater attention.
International Education Week-On November 16, 2022 Dr. Thupten Tendhar, Coordinator of the Healthy Minds - Inner Peace Project at the URI Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies, will facilitate this interactive event. Cultivating Sustainable Peace within for mental health, happiness, and human civilization will be discussed.
Sochua Hasn’t Given Up to Rebuild Cambodia-Cambodian human rights activist Mu Sochua gave a guest lecture at URI through the Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies on nonviolent activism and protecting freedom and human rights in Cambodia.