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Sunday, March 10 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Impact of the Nobel Peace Prize on Peace

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What did Alfred Nobel hope to accomplish when he penned his will to fund the Nobel Peace Prize?  Controversial since the year it was first awarded in 1901, has it had the impact that Alfred Nobel intended?  In the ensuing century, what has the Prize accomplished? Two experts with different views on the merits of the Prize explore the consequences of the award and their differences of opinion.


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avatar for Ron Krebs

Ron Krebs

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Minnesota
Ron Krebs is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Minnesota, where he teaches and conducts research on international relations and international security. He is the author of Fighting for Rights: Military Service and the Politics of Citizenship (2006) and coeditor of In War’s Wake: International Conflict and the Fate of Liberal Democracy (2011). His research on the Nobel Peace Prize has appeared in... Read More →
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Geir Lundestad

Director, Norwegian Nobel Institute
Gier Lundestad has been director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute in Olslo and secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee since 1990.  Lundestad held various positions at the University of Tromso, from 1974-1990, including  professor of history and professor of American civilization.  He is author of many books and articles in English and Norwegian covering a broad range of topics including Norwegian history, the European... Read More →


Sunday March 10, 2013 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Foss Center Chapel, Augsburg

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