Welcome to Pax et Bellum

This is the webpage of Pax et Bellum, a student association of the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University.

Our purpose is to promote interest in and the study of peace and conflict issues, as well as create opportunities for interaction both within the department and with anyone else that has an interest in the field of peace and conflict. As of a few years back, we are mainly run by the master students at the department, who also make-up the main bulk of the active members. However, we are an organisation without any religious or political affiliation open to everyone who has an interest in the subject.

Take a look around. You can look up our up-coming activities, sign-up for one of our activity groups or contact us for more information.

Again, välkommen!

Our Activities

Pax Talks
Once a month (usually), we set up little talks with people who have something interesting to share about peace and conflict. Think TED Talk, but locally.

Theme Week
Each year we organise a theme week. Join the Activity Group to help out with this year’s edition.

Gasque
What is a life of academia but not in need of occasions of glamour and vanities? Because of this, Pax et Bellum is involved in making two gasques happen every year.

Career

Excursions and Trips

Simulation Activities
Once every year, we organize a roleplay-ish Crisis Simulation. Talk to the Activity Group to make this year’s edition happen.

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Upcoming Event

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Theme Week | Gender and Conflict

Dear students, We are delighted to introduce you to Pax et Bellum’s Theme Week on Gender and Conflict, taking place between March 8-12, 2021. Every year, Pax et Bellum, the student association for the Master’s
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All Events

08

Mar.21

Theme Week | Gender and Conflict

Dear students, We are delighted to introduce you to Pax et Bellum’s Theme Week on Gender and Conflict, taking place between March 8-12, 2021. Every year, Pax et Bellum, the student association for the Master’s
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08

Feb.21

Ask et Bellum | Internship Q&A

Internship semester is slowly approaching! This event is an opportunity to ask all the questions you have about the internship course requirements, finding and getting an internship during a time of pandemic! We will be
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25

Jan.21

Annual General Meeting | Pax et Bellum

Pax et Bellum invites all its members to the Annual General Meeting. On the 25th we will present Pax et Bellum’s academic and social activities throughout the semester, give insight into our finances, and discuss
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14

Dec.20

Gaps et Bellum #4 | Methods Group Assignment

“Gaps et Bellum” is coming to its end. Join our last 1-hour session to help you cover the gaps you have with the Methods Group Assignment. The session will be run by two 2nd year
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09

Dec.20

Game Night

Take a moment to distress from the busy week and join us for a cozy Wednesday Game night! We will play fun online games such as “Among us”. We will also chat and share some
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04

Dec.20

Gaps et Bellum #3 | CoW Coursework

“Gaps et Bellum” is on its way. Join the 1-hour session to help you cover the gaps you have with the Coursework in “Causes of War” course. The session will be run by two 2nd
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