Conrad Grebel University College

'Bright and inviting' scholar appointed visiting PACS professor

Eric Lepp has been named visiting assistant professor of peace and conflict studies (PACS) at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, Ont., for a two-year appointment. Lepp recently completed a doctorate at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester, England. He previously attended the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, where he earned an MA in peace studies, and the University of Waterloo, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in social work. “I was drawn to the position . . .

Watch: Conrad Grebel’s viral video

The University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan in 2017. (Photo courtesy of Conrad Grebel University College)

Over the last two years, Conrad Grebel University College’s YouTube channel has become a go-to source for quality gamelan videos. 

This moderate internet fame is spurred on by one performance in particular—a piece called "Hujan Mas" performed by the University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan at their end-of-term concert in March 2017.

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