Book Launch Event in Washington, D.C., November 29, 2018

Alternative Approaches to Global Security: A book launch and symposium on rethinking global security and alternatives to war

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Georgetown University Leavey Center, Leavey Program Room

3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, D.C. 20007

*RSVP’s requested: Please RSVP below.

* Light refreshments will be served
*The event will also be livestreamed via the World BEYOND War facebook page:

There is a preponderance of evidence that our global system of militarized security does not lead to a stable or positive peace. More often than not, the militarized approach entangles us in a vicious cycle of violence, fostering insecurity from the local to the global, and most troubling: it further legitimizes war. If this system doesn’t work, then what new system(s) might and must emerge?

Join us for this timely symposium and book launch exploring the foundations and components of a global security system; a system in which peace is pursued by peaceful means.

Book Launch

The symposium will also be a book launch for the new edition of  “A Global Security System: An Alternative to War (2018-19 Edition),” a publication of World BEYOND War. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

Symposium / Panel Discussion

Perspectives on the Possibilities of Establishing a Global Security System as an Alternative to the War System


Tony Jenkins

Professor Jenkins is Georgetown University Program on Justice and Peace (JUPS) faculty member and instructor for the course “Rethinking Global Security (JUPS 412).” He is also the Education Director of World BEYOND War, and editor of the updated version of “A Global Security System: An Alternative to War (2018-19 Edition).”


David Swanson. Director, World BEYOND War

Madison Schramm.  2018-2019 Hillary Rodham Clinton Research Fellow, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace & Security

Samantha Matta (JUPS, 2019)

Kendall Silwonuk (JUPS, 2019)

Annelieske Sanders (JUPS, 2019)

The students on the panel are from the course “Rethinking Global Security” (JUPS 412). All are seniors in the Justice and Peace Studies Program.  They will share future perspectives, concerns and possibilities on establishing a nonviolent system of global security.

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3 Responses

  1. Will you be printing updates on your original WBW Peace Almanac (calendar)? It is an invaluable tool for preaching/teaching/organizing. Again I thank all who did the research on compiling the 52 weeks of important persons, events, and peace actions!

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