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  • October 9, Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration, SSC 1075
  • September 18-22, International Week, Center for Global Engagement 
  • September 20, CISR Fellowship Panel, Highlands Room, Festival
  • September 21, Gandhi Center Open House, International Day of Peace
  • September 27-28, Beitzel Symposium, JUSTPEACE week
  • June 17, 2023 - World Refugee Day, Harrisonburg, VAWorld Refugee Day is an international day designated by the United Nations to shine a light on the rights, need, and dreams of refugees, helping to engage communities and mobilize political will and resources so refugees can not only survive but also thrive.  
  • March 8, 2023 - Beitzel Lecture Series - Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butley, The Marines, and The Making and Breaking of America's Empire
    Join us in Grafton-Stovall Theatre from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Presented by Jonathan M. Kratz. Learn More


  • Sept. 24, 2022 - Mahatma Gandhi Center National Nonviolence Award Presentation
    The Gandhi Center at JMU honored David Hogg and March for Our Lives (MFOL) with the Mahatma Gandhi Center National Nonviolence Award.
  • Summer 2022 - Grupo de Baile
    We piloted the first Latin American and Spanish Dance Group. Special thanks to Sylvia Whitney Beitzel & Lisa Porter for all of your hard work on this program! Follow them on Instagram @grupochicasb
  • April 7, 2022 - Virtual Beitzel Symposium
    We continued to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Terry Beitzel by highlighting Dr. Beitzel's scholarship in the area of responsibility by presenting research from the International Journal on Responsibility, which he co-founded with Howard Carrier.
  • April 7, 2022 - Bystander Intervention Training
    Join us on Zoom from 4 - 5:15 p.m. to learn Right to Be's 5Ds of bystander intervention methodology.
  • March 3, 2022 - Beitzel Lecture Series - Fall of Kabul: Critical Factors in Taliban's Return
    Free and open to the public in Wilson Hall from 4 - 5:30 p.m. Presented by Dr. Samiullah Nuristani, Gandhi Center Research Associarte

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