The Baha’i Chair for World Peace: An Overview

This video about ‘The Baha’i Chair for World Peace’ at the University of Maryland, shares an overview of what the program is about and its fundamental purpose.

‘The Baha’i Chair for World Peace’ is an endowed academic program that advances interdisciplinary examination and discourse on global peace. While drawing certain initial insights from religion, the program aims to develop a sound scientific basis for knowledge and strategies that lead to the creation of a better world.

You can find out more about ‘The Baha’i Chair for World Peace’ here on their website: bahai.umd.edu

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Naysan is the editor of Baha'i Blog and he has worked in various avenues of media for two decades. He’s passionate about using the arts and media to support and explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and he has produced and collaborated on popular music projects like the "DawnBreaker Collective" and the successful Ruhi-inspired sequence of "MANA" albums. His experience as a producer for CNN was invaluable while working on a number of special projects for the Baha’i World Centre, including the "Building Momentum" and "Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience" videos. If there’s a media-related Baha’i project out there, chances are that Naysan was involved with it somehow!

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Discussion 3 Comments

  1. Excellent and meaningful goals for any branch of science in service to humanity. Not good for war mongers!

  2. How do we begin to create endowed chairs at other universities? Someone mentioned all universities should have such a program. I know there are “peace studies” offered, but this is different. Organic.

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