New Website for the Bahá’í Chair for World Peace

The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace has recently launched a new website at

Among the features on the new website are the Chair’s mission, news, events, photographs, videos, publications, and giving and contact information.

An informative video is the program featuring Professor Mahmoudi’s inaugural lecture.

Among the many publications is the 2013 Vision and Prospects for World Peace: Proceedings of the Inaugural Lecture by Hoda Mahmoudi, the Chair’s incumbent. The book is available from Amazon for $14.99.

The Chair for World Peace is one of three chairs for peace at the University of Maryland. According to the new website, the Bahá’í Chair is “an endowed academic program that advances interdisciplinary examination and discourse on global peace. While drawing certain initial insights from religion, the program aims to develop a sound scientific basis for knowledge and strategies that lead to the creation of a better world.”