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John Carroll University

1 John Carroll Blvd
University Heights, OH 44118 United States
(216) 397-1692 http://sites.jcu.edu/

January 2015

Junior Model UN Conference

January 7, 2015 @ 8:00 am - January 8, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
John Carroll University, 1 John Carroll Blvd
University Heights, OH 44118 United States
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Middle schools students from Northeast Ohio schools come together for a two-day United Nations simulation. Putting themselves in the shoes of foreign diplomats the students are able to tackle and find solutions to the most pressing international issues. Through their commitment to the program the participants become empowered to investigate the world, recognize different perspectives, communicate ideas to diverse audiences, and apply what they learn creatively during research, debate, and conference time.

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March 2015

John Carroll University Presents: Week of Islamic Art and Culture

March 23, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - March 26, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
John Carroll University, 1 John Carroll Blvd
University Heights, OH 44118 United States
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The Bediüzzaman Said Nursi Chair in Islamic Studies at John Carroll University presents the 8th Annual Week of Islamic Art and Culture from March 23-26. All events will take place in the Donahue Auditorium of the Dolan Center for Science and Technology unless otherwise noted. Monday, March 23, 7:30 p.m. - “In the Name of the Merciful God of Mercy” presented by His Excellency Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, M. Afr., the 2015 Tuohy Chair Fellow, in conjunction with the 2015 Tuohy…

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January 2016

Junior Model UN Conference

January 13, 2016 @ 8:00 am - January 14, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
John Carroll University, 1 John Carroll Blvd
University Heights, OH 44118 United States
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Middle schools students from Northeast Ohio schools come together for a two-day United Nations simulation. Putting themselves in the shoes of foreign diplomats the students are able to tackle and find solutions to the most pressing international issues. Through their commitment to the program the participants become empowered to investigate the world, recognize different perspectives, communicate ideas to diverse audiences, and apply what they learn creatively during research, debate, and conference time.

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May 2016

How to Build a Refugee Camp

May 10, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
John Carroll University, 1 John Carroll Blvd
University Heights, OH 44118 United States
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Paul Frankmann, a former Exploring Humanitarian Law trainer at the American Red Cross, will lead a hands-on training session exploring humanitarian law and the policies that protect refugees and internally displaced persons, as well as how to ethically build the camps that house them. Danielle Drake, Community Relations Manager of US Together, will reinforce the training  with real life examples of life in refugee camps and the plight of the 17 million refugees  living around the world. Location: John Carroll University,…

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February 2018

Community Event: Turkey – What Went Wrong and What’s Next

February 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
John Carroll University, 1 John Carroll Blvd
University Heights, OH 44118 United States
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Dynamics of religion, nationalism, and political repression raise concerns for people around the world.  Join John Carroll University for a conversation about “Turkey: What Went Wrong and What’s Next?” to hear more about these contemporary challenges and discuss what each of us can do to help remedy such situations. Sevgi Akarçeşme, MA, Turkish journalist & political analyst Scott Alexander, PhD, Associate Professor at Catholic Theological Union Thursday, February 15, 2018 John Carroll University Dolan Science Center Donohue Auditorium, 7:30–9:00 p.m. This…

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April 2018

How to Build a Refugee Camp

April 26, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
John Carroll University, 1 John Carroll Blvd
University Heights, OH 44118 United States
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Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Global Dialogue Forum  CCWA’s popular How to Build a Refugee Camp event is back for a second time! Paul Frankmann, a former Exploring Humanitarian Law trainer at the American Red Cross, will lead a hands-on workshop exploring humanitarian law and the policies that protect refugees and internally displaced persons, as well as how to ethically build the camps that house them. Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, former U.S. Ambassador to Malta, will reinforce the training…

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October 2018

“The Troubles” in Northern Ireland: Conflict Resolution & Peacebuilding

October 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
John Carroll University, 1 John Carroll Blvd
University Heights, OH 44118 United States
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This half-day interactive workshop will be a deep dive into the history, politics and peacebuilding process of "the Troubles" in Northern Ireland. The workshop will build a strong knowledge of the Northern Ireland conflict and will strengthen conflict resolution competencies, which can be utilized in the classroom. We will share resources for educators to teach students the qualities of an effective mediator, to understand the challenges of mediation, to consider the importance of conflict resolution, and to improve students’ mediation…

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