Reinventing Peace In an Age of Disorder

How have different societies in different eras addressed the legacies of conflict? What did peace mean in 5th-4th century BC Athens? What forms did peace take along the Silk Road? How do we engage with negative and positive peace in the 21st century? Across the contemporary political arena autocrats, populists, and democrats alike are renegotiating the past. Conflict looms under the surface. In the quest to manage conflict, we often examine the lessons of war. But what are the lessons of peace? Join us for an engaging discussion on the reality and rhetoric of peace and its reinvention through history.