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Building peace during civil war topic for BYU Kennedy Center lecture June 18

Brigham Young University’s David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies will present a Latin American Studies lecture by Christopher Mitchell, professor of international conflict analysis at George Mason University, on Monday, June 18, at 1 p.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Mitchell’s topic will be “Building Local Peace Amid Civil War: The Colombian Experience.” Admission to the lecture is free, and the public is welcome to attend.

Mitchell was formerly the director of George Mason University’s Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. He continues to research the practical and theoretical aspects of the peace-making processes.

He has held positions at University College, London, the London School of Economics and the University of Southampton.

This lecture will be archived online. For more information on David M. Kennedy Center events, see the calendar online at kennedy.byu.edu.

Writer: Aaron Searle

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