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The Baha’i Chair for World Peace: An Overview

June 24, 2017, in Videos > Documentary, by

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 Naraqi

Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.

Discussion 3 Comments

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

Firooz Oskooi (June 6, 2017 at 8:13 PM)

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.

Bobbie (June 6, 2017 at 6:53 AM)

The student population is diversified. Yet there is a unified vision.

Criselda R. Figuerres (June 6, 2017 at 2:22 PM)

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