“Those who are prepared to make systemic inquiry into organized and unorganized violence and develop the ability to recognize and create social constellations which most readily promote peace and cooperation will indeed be better prepared to contribute to society and to live useful lives.” -- Baker Institute Planning documents, (cited in Daniels, 1999)
In an effort to stimulate the exchange of knowledge and ideas among faculty at Juniata, Baker Institute hosts a series of Integrative Faculty Seminars each semester.
Peace Studies is an interdisciplinary academic field that draws from studies in political science, sociology, history, anthropology, psychology, and philosophy, among others. Featured image is “Strategic Peacebuilding Pathways” and is available for free download at the Kroc Institute for International Peace
“I was intimidated at the first meeting. I didn’t say a thing. I was scared, because it was all my professors.” Stephanie Farfan had never been involved with an academic committee before—let alone one in which her voice was instrumental
The old Peruvian Quechua people do not think of the past as something that we leave behind, but instead they see it as always being in front of us. To be able to construct the future we have to constantly
On Nov. 5, 2014, the Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, sponsored a lecture by the Israeli academic, Professor Guy Grossman, titled “Reflections on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Where Does the Israeli Public Really