All Blog Posts Tagged 'Conflict' (172)

New Distance Learning Conflict Resolution Courses Reach into the World’s War Zones

By Buzz McClain

The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution has developed a distance learning program that allows students to complete the requirements for a master’s degree without having to attend classes on campus. Photo by Alexis…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on March 25, 2014 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Launching 'Livelihood Strategies' : A Knowledge Bank of Sustainable Livelihood Interventions

Launching (Experiences from Conflict Zones welcome)

Everyday in our endeavors as development professionals, researchers, policy makers, government representatives. we come across strategies that work for the poor, and some which don't. However there are lessons to be learned from all of these interventions.…


Added by Valentine J Gandhi on March 4, 2014 at 1:58am — No Comments


In October 2013, I had the privilege of attending a Women's Foreign Policy Group session that provided an update from thefield on the realities facing female Syrian refugees. One of the panelists was Zainab Al Suwaij, the co-founder of the American Islamic Congress. 

About halfway through the session, Al Suwaij made a comment about some of the Syrian women for whom she facilitates …


Added by Amanda Jessen on February 17, 2014 at 5:46am — 4 Comments

Useful Media Sites for News About Conflict and Peace

Dear Colleagues

In today's increasingly connected world there are thousands of resources available to obtain news and analysis about conflict and peace related issues. However, there are not that many sites that provide true in-depth analysis, reflection from a deep conflict or peace perspective. Within the field of conflict resolution there has also been a rapid growth in the field of peace journalism or peace media. The basic concept is that instead of media reporting passively…


Added by Craig Zelizer on February 13, 2014 at 8:12am — 32 Comments

South Sudan Discussion on #The Global Present

Check out the latest collaborative discussion piece on the current situation in South Sudan straight from the authors of #TheGlobalPresent!

Added by Shayna McCready on February 11, 2014 at 4:05pm — No Comments

A Fresh Beginning In 2014, Students Poised For Action

We’re starting 2014 on a high note.  On Tuesday, Jan 7th we're happily kick starting our programs and Orientation at Jefferson High School in the morning and Westmoor High School in the afternoon.  During that time, we’re having an Orientation which includes a pre-test survey in order to evaluate the program at the start and then again at the end.  The students will also develop and choose the various roles they’ll be playing for the rest of the School year.…


Added by Shakeel Ali on January 4, 2014 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Bondage of Boundaries and Identity Politics in Postcolonial Africa. the 'Northern Problem' and Ethno-Futures

Bondage of Boundaries and Identity Politics in Postcolonial Africa. the 'Northern Problem' and Ethno-Futures- by Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni …


Added by Nazar Hilal on December 5, 2013 at 8:09pm — No Comments

Women and Conflict Essay Prize

Submissions are invited for the Naval War College Award for Research on a topic related to women and conflict outcomes. The Naval War College is a professional military education institution that offers an M.A. degree in national security and strategic studies to military officers and civilians from national security agencies. The $10,000 award, sponsored by the Naval War College Foundation, is designed to encourage outstanding new research that advances understanding of the…


Added by Alliance for Peacebuilding on November 26, 2013 at 1:17pm — 1 Comment

Why Peacebuilding is important to me

In September I was asked by the Red Elephant Foundation to write about my peacebuilding and advocacy work and my ambition to help Afghans bring peace to their country.  Here is my frank peace talk entitled “Building…


Added by Danielle Bonner on October 12, 2013 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Job opportunity - Programme Manager (DFID)

Job title: Programme Manager:  Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme

Based: Abuja, Nigeria

Duration: 3 years fixed term contract

Pay Band: under review


Closing Date: Monday, 9th September 2013 (23:59 UK…


Added by Rebecca Shepherd on August 29, 2013 at 9:17am — No Comments

New Book from Dr.Zelizer, Integrated Peacebuilding in top 100 books on war/peace on Amazon. Please Share and add your reviews on Amazon

Dear Colleagues

I am pleased to announce the publication of new book I have edited with contributions from leading scholars and practitioners, Integrated Peacebuilding. Innovative Approaches to Transforming Conflict(Westview, March 2013).  Below please find information about the…


Added by Craig Zelizer on August 5, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

How To Survive and Thrive Bully Free -- on Bully Free Radio

  How to Survive and Thrive in a violent world. Listen to Danielle Davis talk about her personal experiences and her work with the most "High Risk" Youth in San Francisco.

 Click here to listen...


Added by Shakeel Ali on July 24, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

ACR International Webinar: Peacing A Country Together

ACR-International Section and teamed together to present a webinar series this Spring available live only to ACR-International Section members and students

ACR International Section Chair, Rochelle Arms, will facilitate a presentation by Sister Pauline Acayo, head of Catholic Relief Services in Northern Uganda and Remo Moomiaie-Qajar…


Added by Jeff Thompson on June 12, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Flyer of new book about Theatre for Conflict Transformation in Afghanistan


Wenn die Burka plötzlich fliegt - Einblicke in die Arbeit mit dem Theater der Unterdrückten in Afghanistan (Ibidem 2013)

The author describes his experience of more than 5 years living and working with different Theatre for…


Added by Hjalmar Jorge Joffre-Eichhorn on May 1, 2013 at 1:58am — No Comments

New Book from Dr. Craig Zelizer, Integrated Peacebuilding. Innovative Approaches to Transforming Conflict

Dear Colleagues

I am pleased to announce forthcoming publication of new book I have edited with contributions from leading scholars and practitioners, Integrated Peacebuilding. Innovative Approaches to Transforming Conflict(Westview, March 2013).  Below please find information…


Added by Craig Zelizer on April 29, 2013 at 10:20pm — 1 Comment

The Eclipse of Equality: Arguing America on Meet the Press

Red state vs. blue state. Republican vs. Democrat. Fox News vs. The Daily Show. The so-called culture wars have become such a fixture of American politics that dividing the country into rival camps seems natural and political gridlock seems inevitable. Entering the fray, Solon Simmons…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on April 27, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

From Conflict Resolution to Social Justice: The Work and Legacy of Wallace Warfield

This reader brings together the writings of Wallace Warfield (1938-2010), the internationally acclaimed and influential authority on conflict resolution. The selected essays highlight the importance of social context in conflicts and the future and potential of the field of…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on April 26, 2013 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

TEDxHayward (get your FREE tickets now)!

TEDxHayward 2013 is rapidly approaching, and we are running out of tickets! Get them now (yes, they are FREE), before it is too late!

TEDxHayward 2013 (May 9th, 2013)

Our 2013 theme is Applied Peace Innovation

What is Peace Innovation? We define it as the application of social capital and technology used to decrease hostility, increase the existence of healthy interpersonal and international relationships,…


Added by Daniel E. Martin on April 18, 2013 at 11:44am — No Comments

Be Inspired: Supporting the Rights of Women in Afghanistan

As a peacebuilding organisation, Pax Populi’s working objective is to help the people of Afghanistan bring peace to their country. As part of this objective, we…


Added by Pax Populi on March 17, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Honoring Afghan Women and Supporting Peace on Internationals Women's Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday 8th March, Pax Populi is developing a campaign entitled, “Be Inspired”. Our campaign objective is to showcase the different roles Afghan women play within their society and raise awareness for our continual support of women’s rights and equality within Afghanistan.

While we understand Afghan women still face many challenges, we believe this is an opportunity to help people break away from the…


Added by Pax Populi on February 23, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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