Peace and Justice Studies Research Resources

Peace and Conflict Resolution Organizations

Catholic Peacebuilding Network
The Catholic Peacebuilding Network (CPN) is a voluntary network of practitioners and academics, clergy and laity, which seeks to enhance the study and practice of Catholic peacebuilding in areas torn by conflict. It is comprised of 23 affiliated organizations, but also works with many other individual and institutional partners worldwide. As a Catholic network, CPN believes that authentic and effective peacebuilding involves dialogue and collaboration with those of other religious traditions and all those committed to building a more just and peaceful world.
Association for Conflict Resolution
The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) is a professional organization dedicated to enhancing the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution. ACR represents and serves a diverse national and international audience that includes more than 6,000 mediators, arbitrators, facilitators, educators, and others involved in the field of conflict resolution and collaborative decision-making.
Global Nonviolent Action Database
Provides free access to information about hundreds of cases of nonviolent learning and for citizen action. They research campaigns that have reached a point of completion. The cases are drawn from all continents and most countries. People are shown struggling for human rights, economic justice, democracy, national and ethnic identity, environmental sustainability, and peace.
Peace and Justice Studies Association
PJSA is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together academics, K-12 teachers and grassroots activists to explore alternatives to violence and share visions and strategies for peacebuilding, social justice, and social change. PJSA also serves as a professional association for scholars in the field of peace and conflict resolution studies.
International Peace Research Association Foundation
Founded in 1964, IPRA is a scholarly association with links to hundreds of institutions and five regional institutions of its own. It is a member of the International Social Science Council and publishes the International Journal of Peace Studies.
H-Peace Discussion Network
H-Peace is an international scholarly network that seeks to broaden understanding about historical and contemporary peace and justice concerns. An affiliate of the Peace History Society, H-Peace provides an easy way to stay informed of the latest developments in Peace History and Peace Studies, and to communicate with other scholars working and teaching in these fields.
Journal of Religion, Conflict, and Peace
The Journal of Religion, Conflict, and Peace is an online scholarly journal that publishes articles regarding the role of religion in conflict and peacebuilding. The journal is a project of the Plowshares peace studies collaborative of Earlham, Goshen and Manchester Colleges funded by Lilly Endowment Inc.
Justice, Peace, and Reconciliation website
The prestigious South African Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation website provides information on justice, peace and reconciliation efforts in countries throughout the world.