Cross-Posted from original publication on the International Platform on Sport and Development:
Sport theorists have rightly cautioned against the attribution of peace to sport-based interventions, suggesting that sport’s effectiveness at furthering peace must be considered on many levels (at least: interpersonal, intercultural, and international) and contesting the…Continue
“Haiti is freedom” was my friend Sabina’s answer, when I asked her why she loves it there. We were walking under palm trees, returning from a festival organized by a youth center in the coastal city of Jacmel.
Sabina, originally from New Jersey, now lives in Haiti working on an initiative to identify successes in locally-driven…
Added by Amanda Munroe on April 10, 2013 at 1:31pm — No Comments
[NOTE: Dance 4 Peace changed its name to Move This World in 2013.]
More on MTW today at movethisworld.org
This winter marks the end of my second term as a PeaceMover in Washington, DC. I love to watch as students reach their own “breakthrough moments” in Dance 4…Continue
Call for Submissions: Peace Education in Action Online Resource
Dear Peace Education Colleagues,
Teachers Without Borders is seeking contributions of narrative case…Continue
The Georgetown University and Generations For Peace Summer Research Fellows have all returned to DC after three months in the field. As we begin to digest our research and experiences, we wanted to share a piece of our journey with you.
What was the most surprising thing you found?
From Amanda Munroe:
Connection! I was surprised (and encouraged!) to find out how well the organizations and the academics I was interviewing were…Continue
Added by Amanda Munroe on August 24, 2011 at 12:22am — No Comments
A Norwegian Terrorist Surprises Europe
I’m assuming you heard about what happened in Norway last week?
A man named Anders Behring Breivik, under dramatic political and religious conviction, set a car bomb off near a building in downtown Oslo, killing 7 and wounding more, after which he took a ferry directly to a nearby…Continue
I was in Stuttgart, Freiburg and Berlin (May-1st half of June)
Then in Italy (2nd half…Continue
Added by Amanda Munroe on July 12, 2011 at 2:21pm — No Comments
About a week and half ago, during one of my site visits in Berlin, a practitioner (with a B.A. in political science) said to me, “Your project sounds fascinating. What’s the hypothesis behind your work?”
I was taken off guard. Surprisingly, no one had asked me that question yet. I felt a little silly, coming from Georgetown and all, notebook in hand, doing site observations and suddenly thinking to myself, “I don’t know. Do I have a hypothesis?” I was whisked back to every science…Continue
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One of my favorite „Sport and Peace“ stories is that of the football (soccer) match between German and British troops on Christmas Day in 1914, the first winter of what later would be christened the “Great War”. I’ve never read a detailed account of the match, but you have to wonder, don’t you, what was…Continue