Edward (Edy) Kaufman
  • 73, Male
  • College Park, MD
  • United States
  • Senior Research Associate, Center…
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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Prof. Edward (Edy) Kaufman, Senior Research Associate and former Director at Center for
International Development and Conflict Management at the University of Maryland.
He also been a Senior Research and the Executive Director of the Harry S. Truman
Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem from 1983 - 2004.
He has authored and co-authored 12 books including one with John Davies on
“Second Track/Citizens Diplomacy: Concepts and Techniques of Conflict Transformation”
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Middle East and Latin America, Africa
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
United States and Israel
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Senior Research Associate, Center for International Development and Conflict Management, University of Maryland ,and Professor, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzlyia, Israel
How many years professional experience do you have ?
15+
What is your personal or organizational website?
http://CIDCM-UMD
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
German, Hindi, Swahili
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Anti-Corruption, Civil Society, Conflict Mainstreaming, Conflict Resolution, Development, Dialogue, DDR, Gender, Interfaith, Rule of Law
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Capacity Building, Research, Training
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
1. Transforming The Paper Mill (La Papelera) conflict: Mobilizing Uruguay and Argentina Civil Societies
2. Virtual Community, Middle East Citizens Diplomacy
3 Cuba/USA Academic Diplomacy
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
1.(with John Davies, Wubalem Fekade, ‘Mamphekeleli Hoohlo,and ‘Mamochaki Shale), “Partners in Conflict in Lesotho: Building Capacity for Sustainable Peace”, in, Building Peace: Practical Reflections from the Field. Craig Zelizer and Robert A. Rubinstein (eds.), Kumarian Press, (forthcoming)
2.“Nuevo Manual de Diplomacia Ciudadana”, in A. Serbin et all (eds.),Construccion de paz y diplomacia ciudadana en America Latina y el Caribe (Buenos Aires, Icaria Editorial/Coordinadora de Investigaciones Economicas y Sociales, 2008) , (180 pages).
3.(with Mohammed Abu-Nimer), Bridging Conflict Transformation and Human Rights: Lessons from the Israeli/Palestinian Peace Process”, in J.Mertus and J.W. Helsing, (eds.), Human Rights and Conflict, (Washington DC, United States Institute for Peace Press, 2006), pp 277- 308.
4.(with Saul Sosnowski), "The Contributions of Track II Diplomacy to the Peru-Ecuador Peace Process", in Ronald Fisher (ed.) ,Paving the Way: Contributions of Interactive Conflict Resolution to Peacemaking, (Boston, Lexington Books, 2006).

Edward (Edy) Kaufman's Blog

Intense Workshop on Multitrack Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation- University of Maryland (January 2011)

Posted on October 9, 2010 at 5:45pm 9 Comments

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WORLD POLITICS AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST (UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, JULY 13-AUGUST 26, 2010

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 3:04am 1 Comment

Dear friends: We are offering for a first time an interactive course on a controversial topic related to policy relevant issues in the field of human rights as a contributing factor in peace processes. We appeal particularly to students and auditors from the Greater Washington DC area, we meet Tuesdays and Thursdays for six weeks between 2-5pm. Here is a summary of its contents, I will be glad to provide you with additional information (ekaufman@cidcm.umd,.edu



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TEAM TEACHING: CONFLICT RESOLUTION, THE ISRAELI/PALESTINIAN EXPERIMENT (UMD, July 13- August 26,2010) -Tue/Thur 6-9pm

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 2:30am 6 Comments

Dear friends, let me share with you all what could be the last chance to get our peers and students to participate in an ungoing sixteen year experiment of team-teaching our conflict:





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At 1:18pm on October 21, 2011, Craig Zelizer said…

Thanks. I have shared the course with students. If you're getting too many responses you can always click on option and close the discussion. Would appreciate if you let people know about our program.

At 12:57pm on June 28, 2010, Abdulai Alhaji Sulley said…
Dear Edward (Edy) Kaufman,

Thank you. I will wait for the opportunity during the winter of 2010.

Best regards,
At 5:35pm on May 24, 2010, AMARA SYLVESTER VANDI BELEWA said…
I am very happy to have people like you in my life.I came from one of the most remote part in sierra leone and my people loves me becouse of the peace i preached in the society.My country is full of tribalism and regionalism but i am trying my best to fight against it.I believe that total peace brings development and prosperity in any society.
At 4:26am on April 4, 2009, Waheed Ahmad said…
Welcome EDy,

Nice to see you here.

Hope to learn from you.

Regards

Waheed
 
 
 

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