Peace and Conflict Studies Institute (PACSI)

Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies Events

2014 Schedule

UMass Lowell Greeley Scholar for Peace 2014
Justice Albie Sachs, human rights champion, of South Africa

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(Photo, Eisenberg 2009)

The Day Without Violence: Keynote Address
“Human Rights and Dignity”
Tues., April 8, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m., O’Leary Learning Commons, Room 222
61 Wilder St., South Campus

Meet the Greeley Scholars (2008-2014)
“Reflections on Peace-Building: A Panel Discussion"
Wed., April 9, 12:30 p.m., Comley-Lane Theatre, Mahoney Hall
870 Broadway St., South Campus

Justice Albie Sachs (2014), distinguished human rights champion and author from South Africa
Leymah Gbowee (2011), Nobel Peace Prize-winner from Liberia
Gavriel Salomon (2010), Center for Research on Peace Education, University of Haifa
Padraig O’Malley (2009), Moakley Distinguished Professor for Peace and Reconciliation, UMass Boston 
Linda Biehl (2008), Amy Biehl Foundation & Felton Humanitarian Award recipient 

2014 Fundraiser
Gathering the Greeley Peace Scholars: A Benefit for the Greeley Scholar Endowment
A Discussion on Peace and Conflict Resolution Moderated by Marcellette Williams, UMass Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Student Affairs & International Relations (A Reception Follows)
Wed., April 9, 5 - 9:30 p.m.
UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center
50 Warren St., Downtown Lowell
Tickets: $75; Sponsorship: $2,500 & $1,000

Groundbreaking for Lowell’s Nelson Mandela Monument
A Project of Lowell’s Pan-African Community 
Featuring Local Leaders, Chancellor Marty Meehan, and Justice Albie Sachs
Thurs., April 10, 11:00 a.m., Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell
Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, Downtown Lowell

‘Soft Vengeance in a Violent World: Walking the Path to Peace with Nelson Mandela’
Justice Albie Sachs
Sun., April 13, 3:30 p.m.
659 Elm St., Concord MA
Free and Open to the Public

Sponsored by UMass Lowell’s Peace and Conflict Studies Institute, the Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies Advisory Committee, and the Office of Community Relations. 

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About the Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies Award:
The Greeley Scholar program is named in honor of the late Rev. Dana McLean Greeley, longtime Concord resident and the leader at the First Parish in Concord. This award honors an extraordinary advocate for peace, noted humanitarian, or faith leader who is asked to serve in limited residency at UMass Lowell.