Payap Presents 2017 Hosted by the Institute of Religion Culture and Peace at Payap University Tuesday 15 August 2017 9:30 – 11:00 Room PC 420 International College Building WHAT IS RELIGION? In this presentation, Prof. Rev. John Butt is going to deal with important questions concerning the role of religion in our life such as: Continue reading
On April 26th, Dr. Tony Waters shared from his book Bureaucratizing the Good Samaritan, recounting time spent working in refugee camps in Thailand as refugees flooded the borders from Cambodia and Vietnam, as well as time spent in Tanzania as refugees fled the violence erupting in Rwanda and Burundi. It was a great discussion about how governments and organizations respond Continue reading
On February 15th, IRCP welcomed a group of volunteers from the organization Mennonite Partners in China. This group works throughout China creating educational opportunities and spreading seeds of peace through the work that they do. It was a great opportunity to learn about their work as well as share about IRCP’s programs, particularly the PhD Continue reading
On January 20th, IRCP welcomed Dr. Char Prieto to share a lecture and discussion called International Peace Seekers: The US Lincoln Brigade Eighty Years After the Spanish Civil War. It was a great opportunity to learn about the Spanish Civil War conflict and how it led up to World War II. The Lincoln Brigade was Continue reading
At IRCP, we strive to build environments where different cultures come together and learn from one another. In October, IRCP and Southeast Asian Studies hosted a group of students that came from Kwansei Gakuin University to learn about ASEAN and Thai culture and share Japanese culture with Thai students and faculty from Payap. Kwansei and PYU Continue reading
IRCP will host another Peace event next Wednesday, October 28! We’ll meet in PC 216 at 3:30pm. More details on the IRCP calendar. Also, head over to the IRCP Facebook Page and hit the like button to keep up to date on future events!
IRCP and PYU Host Inaugural International Peace Day Celebration The UN celebrates International Peace Day on the 21st of September each year. This is largely due to the work of the organization Peace One Day and its founder, Jeremy Gilley. The IRCP hosted a film screening of a documentary about the life and work of Gilley and Continue reading