Keston Spring Panel: Seeking Peace in Times of War: Hope or Hopeless?

Thursday, February 22, 2024
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society proudly presents the 2024 Keston Spring Panel, "Seeking Peace in Times of War: Hope or Hopeless?,” on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at 3:30 p.m. in Moody Memorial Library, Room 104 and via Zoom Webinar. The panel features:

  • Joanne Held Cummings, US State Department (ret.), Director of Middle East Studies, and Lecturer, Political Science and Baylor Interdisciplinary Core
  • Xenia Dennen, Chair, Keston Institute (UK)
  • Vladimer Narsia, Fulbright Scholar in Peace and Conflict Studies, St. Philip’s College and Assistant Professor of Theology and Canon Law, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia
  • George Njung, Assistant Professor, African Studies, Baylor Interdisciplinary Core
  • David A. Smith, Moderator, Senior Lecturer, History Department

The Keston Spring Panel is free and open to the public. Audience Q&A, light reception, and conversation will follow the panel presentation. Parking for Moody Memorial Library is available from the main campus entrance on University Parks Blvd.

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The 2024 Keston Spring Panel is sponsored by Baylor University Libraries, J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies, Baylor International Studies, History Department, Department of Religion, and the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.