To honor the legacy of Benjamin V.
Cohen who passed away on August 15, 1983 and his dedication to resolving
worldwide conflicts peacefully, the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at
Ball State University will host a conference in Muncie, Indiana on April 6 and 7, 2018. Community activists and scholars from all disciplines as well as
laypersons will present on the theme “Peacemakers: People, Politics, and Possibilities.” More
specifically, these individuals will share strategies, research, and
recommendations related to peacemaking and peace building, particularly those
that consider how peace is deeply embedded in local, national, and
Organized by the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies and
with the financial support, in part,
from the Benjamin V. Cohen Memorial Endowment Fund, H.C. Gemmer Family Christian Foundation, and Champions for a Safe Community.