Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Patronate-Based Elites in African Societies: Responsive or Reactive?

Elites are considered to be a personalized type of political players.  It is common knowledge that the role of elites in the development of a country is projected in economic … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Let’s connect to build connectedness

While I was packing for Bangkok my thirteen year old daughter told me: `Baba, when you return home, you have to explain to me what Peace is’.  In all these … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to Fix the World?

Join us on 28 August!  This seminar is free and open to the public.

August 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Globalized Peace

There are many definitions for peace.  Here is one: Peace is a state of well-being that is characterized by trust, compassion, and justice.  As it has been written, “In this … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Peace and Non Violence: Relevance in the 21 Century?

An Indian king interested in knowing what exactly PEACE is invited intellectuals and scholars to answer his question.  After much deliberation and no answer, someone suggested that the king should … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Can Women Make a Difference in Peace Negotiations?

I am looking forward to the Rotary Peace Fellows’ field study to the Philippines and excited to meet with the courageous women who served on the government’s negotiating team, chaired … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Is Peace Journalism Just Good Journalism?

An early warning of erupting conflict is when journalists are silenced or, worse, incarcerated for their refusal to be silenced.  We see this throughout recent history and around the world—from … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

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