Past Events

21 December 2017 to 3 January 2018

Sumud Freedom Tour

The Sumud Freedom Tour, organized by the Holy Land Trust and Nonviolence International, will take place from December 21, 2017 to  January 3, 2018. Application deadline is December 1, 2017. Scholarships may be available from the IIP. Please contact Professor... read-more

29 June to 9 July 2017

Nonviolence International's Peace Trip to Iran

Nonviolence International is organizing a Peace Trip to Iran from June 29 to July 9, 2017. Application deadline is May 4. Scholarships may be available from the IIP. Please contact Professor Kurt Schock for details.

20 April 2017

Public Lecture - Stephen Zunes, Anti-Coup Resistance: Nonviolent Action to Reverse Armed Seizures of Governments

Stephen Zunes is Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of San Francisco, where he also chairs the program in Middle Eastern Studies.  Professor Zunes is a prominent scholar of Middle East Politics and US Foreign Policy, as well as a leading expert on... read-more

12 to 14 March 2017

International Seminar: Food, Water & Energy Are Not for Sale

The Brazilian organization Movement of People Affected by Dams (MAB) along with other US organizations and social movements that form part of the U.S. Solidarity Committee with the Movement of People Affected by Dams (MAB) held the II International Seminar:... read-more

8 March 2017

Film Screening - Disturbing the Peace

The film Disturbing the Peace was shown on Wednesday, March 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Dana Room, 4th Floor of Dana Library.  The film was followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Marcina Hale and two activists from ... read-more

Fall Semester 2016

HLLC Undergraduate Course - Civil Resistance and Social Justice: Theory, Practice, Technology & Media

The editors of Waging Nonviolence... read-more

October-November 2016

Graduate-Level Online Class - People Power: The Study of Strategic Nonviolent Resistance

The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, in partnership with the IIP will host a moderated online course, People Power: The Study of Strategic Nonviolent Resistancewhich will take place from... read-more

25 October 2016

Public Lecture - Ramesh Sharma, Nonviolent Struggle Against Structural Violence in India

Ramesh Sharma is the National Coordinator of Ekta Parishad.  Ramesh discussed his organization Ekta Parishad, which is one of the largest social movements in India.  It is a Gandhian social movement struggling for land rights with an active membership... read-more

17 March 2016

ICNC Webinar - Kurt Schock

The IIP’s Professor Kurt Schock gave an International Center on Nonviolent Conflict Webinar on “Rightful Radical Resistance: Struggles for Land in India and Brazil.”

27 January 2016

Public Lecture - Arin Ayanian

Arin Ayanian, PhD Candidate, School of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, presented findings from her dissertation research, which examines the social psychological processes underlying engagement in collective civil resistance in high-risk contexts... read-more



The IIP’s Professor Kurt Schock had numerous works published in 2015 including:

6 November 2015

ICNC Webinar - Kurt Schock

The IIP’s Professor Kurt Schock gave an International Center on Nonviolent Conflict Webinar on “Violent Flanks”. 

Fall 2015

Graduate-Level Online Class - People Power: The Study of Strategic Nonviolent Resistance

In collaboration with the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict the IIP offered an online graduate and professional level course, People Power: The Study of Strategic... read-more

18 March 2015

Queens World Film Festival

The IIP sponsored a bloc of films on Social Justice at the Queens World Film Festival.

9 April 2014

Public Lecture - Jill Carr-Harris, Nonviolent Action and Social Change: A Cross-Country March of 50,000 Landless Peasants and Their Efforts to Promote Land Reform in India

For the past two decades Jill Carr-Harris has been a part of women’s movement building, training and empowerment, and gender policy research in India, Bangladesh, and the Philippines. Jill was one of the prominent women... read-more

23 April 2014

Public Lecture - Srdja Popovic, People Power Unveiled: How Nonviolent Struggle is Changing Our World

Srdja Popovic, the Executive Director of the Centre for Nonviolent Action and Strategies (CANVAS), Belgrade, Serbia.  He was a founding member of the Otpor! movement that was credited with the downfall of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic in 2000. In 2003, Popovic co-founded CANVAS... read-more

16 April 2014

Public Lecture - Maciej Bartkowski, A Tale of Nonviolent Resistance in Struggles Against Repression

Maciej Bartkowski is Senior Director for Education & Research at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict where he works on academic programs for students, faculty, and professionals, curricular development, and global academic and educational outreach and research in the growing... read-more

9 April 2014

Public Lecture - Stellan Vinthagen, Legal Design of Activism: A Potential for Radical Social Change?

Stellan Vinthagen is Associate Professor of Sociology, University West and University of Gothenburg, Sweden.  He is a Council Member of War Resisters International, academic advisor to the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, and Co-Leader of the Resistance Studies Group.  His research... read-more

2 April 2014

Public Lecture - Nathan Schneider, The Occupy Movement

Nathan Schneider is an editor of the website Waging Nonviolence. His first two books, both published in 2013 by University of California Press, are Thank You, Anarchy: Notes from the Occupy Apocalypse and God in Proof: The Story of a Search from the Ancients to the Internet. He has written about religion, reason... read-more

Spring 2014

IIP - Division of Global Affairs Colloquium

Colloquium on Civil Resistance. The IIP’s Professor Kurt Schock organized a colloquium series on civil resistance in which seven prominent activists, journalists and scholars spoke on various dimensions of nonviolent resistance. The... read-more