Leaders Aspire to Make Atlanta a Global Hub for Peace Education

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Anna Westerstahl Stenport, chair of the School of Modern Languages and Professor of Global Studies, was quoted in the article "Leaders Aspire to Make Atlanta a Global Hub for Peace Education," published Nov. 30, 2020 in Saporta Report.

The initiative described in the article is using Atlanta's existing infrastructure of universities and advocacy organizations to advance the city as a destination for peace studies, a field that examines the conditions that can create long-lasting conditions of peace in societies.

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So far, the Peace Education Initiative has captured the imagination of dozens of people throughout metro Atlanta’s institutions of higher learning. At a large, in-person meeting in February at Georgia Tech, representatives from the 10 universities unanimously endorsed the concept of an multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional peace education institute.

“We are right at the starting point,” said Anna Stenport, co-director of the Atlanta Global Studies Center, which is coordinating the education efforts for the Atlanta Peace Initiative. “We are laying the foundation and dreaming big.”

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