When Purpose Calls – Re-Engaging One’s Expertise To Address the Ukraine Invasion …and Beyond


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Featured Speakers:

  • George A. Lopez , Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
  • Lopez has found himself re-engaged in his field of expertise through the Inspired Leadership Initiative (5:56)
  • he approach Lopez has to peacebuilding after a war is over is to listen to the needs and desires of the devastated country (29:00)
  • Notre Dame students have great opportunities to make a difference in these crucial moments (37:40)
  • “One of the keys to peacebuilding is don’t overwhelm the country with your choices as the humanitarian savior, but listen to the people whose culture and ground has been destroyed for how and where and why they want to rebuild” (George Lopez, 30:34)
  •  “The people who were hardest hit are the people in the streets, some of whom were protesting the war on the streets” (George Lopez, 59:29)
  • “I think you truly represent what this institution hopes to stand for and that it’s a force for good in the world (Tom Scheier, 1:00:08)

April 25, 2022

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