Category: World Order

Pair win world order prize for civil resistance study

Non-violent resistance brings about political change much more effectively than the use of violence, say two scholars who have won the 2013 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

Analysis of what went wrong in Congo wins Grawemeyer Award

International peacekeeping works better when the people trying to do that job pay attention to local conflicts in the countries they are trying to help.

2011 Grawemeyer Talks

Louis Andriessen, Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, Thursday, March 31, 3 p.m., Comstock Hall, School of Music. Kevin Bales, Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, Monday, April 11, 2 p.m., Floyd Theater, Swain Student Activities Center.  Luke Timothy Johnson, Grawemeyer Award in Religion, Tuesday, April 12, 7 p.m. Caldwell Chapel, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.  […]

Plan to end slavery earns Grawemeyer Award

A blueprint for eliminating modern slavery has earned its creator the 2011 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

Video interview with Trita Parsi, winner of the 2010 Grawemeyer Award for Improving World Order

Interview with Trita Parsi, co-founder and president of the National Iranian American Council. Parsi earned the prize for ideas set forth in his 2007 book, Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran and the U.S. He received the award from among 54 nominations worldwide.

Grawemeyer Award winners to give public talks

Recipients of the 2010 Grawemeyer Awards will discuss their winning works in free, public talks at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary April 12-15.

Iran-Israel relations are key to Mideast peace, says Grawemeyer Award winner

Improving relations between Iran and Israel is the key to achieving lasting peace in the Middle East, says the winner of the 2010 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

Video Interview with Michael Johnston, winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order

Interview with Michael Johnston, winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

Context is key to fixing corruption, says Grawemeyer world order winner

The best way to end corruption is to first examine its underlying causes, says the winner of the 2009 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

2007 – Roland Paris

The alliance of nations trying to keep Afghanistan from reverting to a haven for terrorists needs to “go big or get out” if it is serious about solving the problem. So says Roland Paris, associate professor of public and international affairs at University of Ottawa and winner of the 2007 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award […]