Hosted by the Norwich University Peace and War Center

The annual Peace and War Summit is a two-day event that hosts government officials, prominent scholars, and policy experts at Norwich to address significant global issues with a focus on scholarship and policy implications. The Summit’s outcome is the Journal of Peace and War Studies. The 2020 edition focuses on power rivalry between the United States and China while the 2019 issue dealt with North Korea’s nuclear and missile challenges.


September 17-18, 2018
Mack Hall, Norwich University

The Peace and War Summit will address critical global issues from an integrated policy and scholarly perspective. The central theme of the 2018 summit will be the North Korean nuclear/missile issue, a matter of critical importance for peace and stability in the United States and the East Asian region.

Summit offerings will include:

  • A keynote address by South Korean Consul General Yonghyon Kim on the present status of the North Korean nuclear/missile issue.
  • Panels representing the U.S., China, Japan and South Korea, highlighting contemporary scholarship on North Korea. Each panel will include a prominent scholar and four policy experts.
  • A roundtable debate on the North Korean nuclear/missile issue.
  • A forum for three outstanding students to present their research on peace and war.
  • Cultural events sponsored by the Boston South Korean Consulate to include a screening of the film, "Ode to My Father," and a special performance of traditional Korean music and dance.



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