If not, you have one week to apply for the reduced-tuition Early Decision deadline for IPSI's summer peace and security training Symposiums in Bologna, Italy and The Hague, The Netherlands. Here's the info:
The 2012 Bologna, Italy Symposium on Conflict Prevention, Resolution, & Reconciliation will be held from June 16 - July 14 at the Johns Hopkins SAIS Bologna Center. In addition to intensive training on international mediation, negotiation, and facilitation and transferable SAIS academic credit (M.A.), students at the Bologna Symposium will learn the nuts and bolts of strategic nonviolent action, trauma healing and reconciliation, peacebuilding through social entrepreneurship, gender and conflict, program planning and design, etc. from the field’s leading academics and practitioners. Learn more by visiting http://ipsinstitute.org/bologna2012/.
The inaugural 2012 The Hague Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions & International Justice will be held from July 21 - August 18 at the Clingendael Institute of International Relations and in cooperation with Leiden University's Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, offering optional LLM credit. The course work includes modules on restorative and retributive justice, security and development as they relate to rule of law, as well as intensive case studies on the serious practical and moral dilemmas facing the field of transitional justice. Through formal lectures, site visits to International Tribunals and Courts, and interactive simulations and workshops, participants will gain a broad understanding of this emerging field, including concepts, controversies, and institutions, as well as critically examine the historical and contemporary uses of different justice interventions through direct interactions with the actual decision makers. Learn more by visiting http://ipsinstitute.org/the-hague-2012/.
IPSI’s Selection Committee will make acceptances on a rolling basis; the reduced-tuition Early Decision deadline for applications is February 13, 2012.