Mediators Beyond Borders International's 5th Annual Congress is approaching on March 1-4, 2012, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.This year's Congress promises to be an exciting weekend of organizational development, networking and learning.
Registration is now open at …Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on December 20, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
Which factors increase the risk for armed conflict and war? What circumstances make conflict resolution more likely to be successful? If work for peace is to bear fruit; these questions needs to be answered. Today, the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) releases a new dataset which opens up new possibilities for the study of armed conflict. Using these data, useful findings relating to climate…Continue
Dr. Janice McRae, Werner Institute Blog
I like to compare things. Not everyday things like apples and oranges, but unusual pairings…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on December 13, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
That meant trouble among the faithful who had gathered to shake up the established order, create a little chaos and, with a little luck and determination, make a dent in things-as-they-are.
Hence, Occupy Wall Street.
The Occupy movement has received plenty of press about its disputes…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on December 9, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
Interested in keeping up on the latest conflict news around the world?
Rebecca Sargent's blog then is a must read:…
Have a look at my latest blog posting at PsychologyToday.com on metaphors. I invite conflict resolution practitioners to check it out from the lens of the work you do. If you are guiding people through conflict and disputes, are you aware of the metaphors you use? Are you aware of the metaphors they use?
Do your metaphors help you in trying to help a situation go from confrontational towards collaboration?
Have you noticed the metaphors used in this post?
Added by Jeff Thompson on December 7, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
Added by Jeff Thompson on December 6, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
Flexing Facebook's Civic Muscles: Public Engagement in the Age of Social Media
Presented by, Susanna Haas Lyons
Flexing Facebook’s Civic Muscles is a…Continue