All Blog Posts Tagged 'studies' (12)

Updated List of U.S. and Canadian Community Colleges with Programs in Peace and Conflict

This page provides a list of U.S. and Canadian community colleges offering initiatives in peace, conflict and related areas. The types of efforts vary and include degree programs, certificates, community programs, and annual events. Besides the schools listed below, it is estimated that over 100 U.S. and Canadian community colleges offer courses in peace and conflict related areas.  Often these courses are part of social science (political science, sociology, psychology, etc.) and humanities…


Added by David J. Smith on October 22, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

2015 UNE Peace Conference

Keynote speakers: Ulrike Hopp Nishanka, Victoria Fontan and Noelene Nabulivou.

Conference journal publication: The Peace and Conflict Review, University for Peace, Costa Rica. 

In recent years the partnered terms of ‘peace formation’ (offered as an alternative to ‘peacebuilding’) and ‘peace infrastructure’ have been promoted as the advancement of peace and conflict studies, particularly when it is linked to the idea of localism. Some…


Added by Paddy Tobias on April 13, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Peace: Conceptual Confusion or Conceptual Clarity?

Dear Colleagues:

The first word of our PCDN Network is peace. But just what do we mean by peace? We post all kinds of information here under the heading of Peace and Collaborative Development. This post here focuses on the word peace. Going over the posts in PCDNetwork, there is hardly any definition of peace and there are contending usages of the word, thereby causing confusion. What is the relationship between context and content? Text without context is pretext. But in our own…


Added by Rey T on December 4, 2014 at 5:25pm — 5 Comments

Emergence Magazine-March: In Focus: Syria

Emergence Magazine for March, 2014

(a project of the Metta Center for Nonviolence)

The focus this month is Syria with articles from Syrian Activist and Journalists.  You will be moved by their stories. 

Also a section at the end for educators to use this magazine with their students. 

You can read the issue at this link

Added by Metta Center for Nonviolence on March 28, 2014 at 11:17am — No Comments

Post-Trauma Notes (Week 4): When Telling Personal Stories of Horror Produces Unexpected, Unhelpful Responses

I feel utterly vulnerable by foolishly going against sound advice.

At 10 o’clock this morning, 23rd May 2013, (see Note 1 and Note 2 below), I went to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) situated at the end of Sherwood Road in Singapore. I had made an appointment with MFA, hoping to update them on the horrific Event that took place on 28th April in Kabul, Afghanistan.

A certain Deputy Director – let’s call him Mr T – greeted me with a friendly…


Added by Edmund Chow on June 7, 2013 at 11:16am — No Comments

Journal of Conflictology new issue - now also in ePUB

The Journal of Conflictology has just published its latest issue at We invite you to visit our website to view the articles and book reviews of interest. For the first time, these are now also available

as ePUB files (compatible with e-readers).

On the occasion of this year's elections in…


Added by Journal of Conflictology on December 16, 2011 at 4:45am — 2 Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - The Legacy of Julius Nyerere

The Legacy of Julius Nyerere

The Honourable Abdulrahman Kinana, former speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly and Tanzanian minister, has produced a short film entitled ‘The Legacy of Julius Nyerere’ which recently made its North American premiere at the Institute of African Studies’ March 2011…

Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on June 12, 2011 at 1:38am — No Comments

CfA: New international double degree programme "MA in Peace and Conflict Studies"

The University of Kent and the University of Marburg are delighted to announce the call for applications for the first edition of…


Added by Tome Sandevski on April 19, 2011 at 11:57am — No Comments

Study Peace in Spain

Added by IslandGuru on March 6, 2009 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Peace Laureate Ahtisaari endorsed terrorism

Four reasons why Ahtisaari does not deserve Nobel's Peace Prize

I was among a handful of people worldwide who criticised the Nobel Committee’s choice of former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari as Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and characterized it as a scandal

I had two main reasons. I consider his work as “peace mediator” – a term used repeatedly – in Kosovo… Continue

Added by Jan Oberg on October 22, 2008 at 9:00am — 2 Comments


Erle Frayne Argonza y Delago

Happy Centennial Anniversary to my Beloved Alma Mater, the University of the Philippines!

Being a development expert, I wish to highlight in this briefer the developmental side to the premier university of my beloved country. The University or the Philippines or U.P. is foremost of all an indication of the maturity of Filipino education and educators, in that after 100 years of existence, we as a people were able to show to the world the… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on June 21, 2008 at 6:05am — No Comments

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