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Peace Studies

Overview of Peace Studies

Peace Studies is an inter-, multi-, or trans-disciplinary discipline. It includes methodologies and insights from most of the social sciences, many of the humanities plus the arts, law, business, science and engineering. Peace Studies at Notre Dame is particularly concerned with Strategic Peacebuilding and seeks to "understand the causes of armed conflict, develop ways to prevent and resolve war, genocide, terrorism, gross violations of human rights; and build peaceful and just systems and societies.

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