S-CAR at GMU's Blog Posts Tagged 'Mason' (14)

John Paul Lederach - S-CAR's Annual Lynch Lecture

Thoughts on a Penny -- Challenges to Creative Conflict in the Public Square  

A wandering, perhaps poetic exploration of contemporary challenges and deficits facing the wider fields of conflict transformation and peacebuilding and how these correspond to the challenges of the ever more divided public square and dialogue-dis-abled America.

Tweet @SCARatGMU with your favorite John Paul Lederach quotes and…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on November 12, 2014 at 5:56pm — 1 Comment

Book: Speaking of Violence: The Politics and Poetics of Narrative in Conflict Resolution -- By Sara Cobb

In the context of ongoing or historical violence, people tell stories about what happened, who did what to whom and why. Yet frequently, the speaking of violence reproduces the social fractures and delegitimizes, again, those that struggle against their own marginalization. This speaking of violence deepens conflict and all too often perpetuates…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on May 28, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

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

Georgia/Abkhazia International Field Experience Course

The course will travel to Tbilisi and Sukhum/i and will offer opportunities to meet with a wide range of experts, including academics, practitioners, and officials in both locations. Formal meetings with representatives of governmental, non-governmental, and academic organizations will aim at developing a more detailed understanding of the multifaceted issues affecting societies in conflict. Focusing on different areas of this conflict, students will analyze conflict dynamics and conflict…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on March 12, 2014 at 3:23pm — No Comments

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

Violent Conflict and Peacebuilding: The continuing crisis in Darfur

By Johan Brosché and Daniel Rothbart

This book examines the continuing devastation in the Darfur region of Sudan, from the perspective of a multiplicity of conflicts of distinct types

The crisis reached its peak in 2003–2004, when certain Arab militias joined…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on August 1, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Civilians and Modern War: Armed Conflict and the Ideology of Violence - A new book by Daniel Rothbart, Karina Korostelina, and Mohammed Cherkaoui

This book explores the issue of civilian devastation in modern warfare, focusing on the complex processes that effectively establish civilians’ identity in times of war.

Underpinning the physicality of war’s tumult are structural forces that create…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on April 5, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

February 2012 Newsletter - School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

S-CAR Newsletter: A Publication of the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University

Vol. 6, Issue 1, February 2012

Editor: Yasmina Mrabet, …


Added by S-CAR at GMU on March 2, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Context and Pretext in Conflict Resolution: Culture, Identity, Power, and Practice - A new book by Kevin Avruch

Written by a distinguished scholar, this book explores themes of culture, identity, and power as they relate to conceptions of practice in conflict resolution and peacebuilding. Among the topics…


Added by S-CAR at GMU on January 27, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

December 2011 Newsletter - School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

S-CAR Newsletter: A Publication of the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University

Vol. 5, Issue 6, December 2011

Editor: Yasmina Mrabet, …


Added by S-CAR at GMU on December 16, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

ICAR Weighs in on Egypt and the Middle East

ICAR analysts have been busy in the media providing commentary on the situation in Egypt and the Middle East.  Aziz Abu Sarah, Michael Shank, and Ibrahim Sharqieh have appeared 9 times in the past several days. Please find below, these media appearances and check back at icar.gmu.edu in the coming days for more news as the situation continues to develop.



Added by S-CAR at GMU on February 4, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

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