Women and the Practice of Peace

This section of the RPP Series Archive features RPP talks on the topic of women and the practice of peace. 

RPP Colloquium: Women's Multifaceted Contributions to Sustainable Peace and the Role of Religious Resources

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

  • Ann D. Braude, director, Women's Studies in Religion Program (WSRP); senior lecturer on American Religious History, Harvard Divinity School (HDS)ednesday, January 28, 2015
  • Rosalind I.J. Hackett, visiting professor of Women’s Studies and Religion and WSRP research associate, HDS; head of Department of Religious Studies, adjunct in Anthropology, and faculty associate at Baker Center for Public Policy, University of Tennessee
  • Anila Daulatzai, visiting assistant professor in Women’s Studies and Islamic Studies and WSRP research associate, HDS; socio-cultural anthropologist, Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Trelawney Grenfell-Muir, adjunct professor, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Melissa W. Bartholomew, MDiv candidate, HDS; co-founder, Women United for Peace through Prayer

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Susan Hayward presents with moderator Ann BraudeRPP Colloquium: Women Religious Leaders in the Struggle for Peace

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Rev. Susan Hayward, Director, Religion and Inclusive Societies, U.S. Institute of Peace; HDS ’07 graduate; co-editor, Women, Religion, and Peacebuilding: Illuminating the Unseen (USIP Press, 2015).

Rev. Susan Hayward directs USIP’s religious peacebuilding program, which seeks to recognize religious dynamics in violent conflict and develop strategies for engaging religious actors and factors to transform drivers of violence and build sustainable peace. Hayward discusses the new volume that she has co-edited, Women, Religion, and Peacebuilding: Illuminating the Unseen (USIP Press, September 2015), offering reflections on the opportunities and challenges women religious leaders across faiths and regions face as they navigate complex conflicts and power dynamics in institutions to accomplish their goals. 

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