"I look forward to learning more about the Winchester Centre's work and about Religions for Peace. And to Craig's new edited book when it appears. It just shows how much there is going on -- and how PCDN helps us to hear about it!"
"Brian: Two issues are implied in the interesting question which you raise, if I’m not mistaken. The first is whether Western religious leaders are intervening or have done so to try to transform the long-running Middle East…"
"Dear Mr. Gittings:
In response to your article, I would humbly like to submit a plan to build bridges and transcend borders. The plan is designed to catapult NONVIOLENCE into the mainstream of global politics for the people in every country…"
"Arun Gandhi has agreed to join me to go to the UN to make a presentation to Michele Bachelet, the Executive Director of UN WOMEN. When I told Arun that it was to propose a Global Movement of Nonviolence (GMofNV), he said, "It's about…"
"Thank you for reminding me of the importance of Palestinian peace groups which I should learn more about: also for pointing me in the direction of Mubarak Awad --I've just come across this lively interview with him."
"Thank you for adding this useful comparison. I do have several pages in my book on Gandhi -- though not enough! He is one of those figures whose name is known by everyone but not necessarily his thoughts beyond the simple concept of…"
I am totally agree with you as Peace activist in Palestine , Its very rare to find focus on the Peace groups and the power of change they have . Most the focus goes on the Millitray groups and war experts.
I hope you will take in…"
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I worked for many years for The Guardian as foreign editorial writer and China specialist. Since leaving the newspaper I have applied myself to peace studies, and have recently published a book on the historical perception of peace (see below). I am also an associate editor of the recently published OXFORD INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PEACE, and I am a research associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
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