I have found the films from Deepa Mehta, water (about early marriages and children widows), fire (about religion fundamentalism) Many other films she presents the reality in such a poetic way that any human been can draw its own…"
"I couldn't agree more. There is a fundamental disconnect between peace education and political action. One of the major shortcoming of peace education is that it has failed miserably to help interested and dedicated people learn how to…"
"I think Emeka raises a very interesting point. I work often in Iraq, where some of the universities are now trying to establish peace and conflict studies programs -- no Ph.D. programs, but one MA program and a couple of non-degree-granting centers…"
I noticed your ongoing conversations, and realized we never followed through in terms of talking after we traded emails in the spring. Please let me know if you'd still like to connect. I'm working mainly with and through Iraqi…"
"We have several DVD's in Arabic which contain a range of scenes designed to be used in schools with young people. We have the Honour and love DVD which addresses issues such as honour killings, racism, forced marriage and FGM. We also have the…"
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Thomas E. Hill is a professional peacebuilding practitioner with nine years experience focusing on Iraq as the locus of his activities. He has designed, developed, conducted and managed conflict resolution education interventions, including research initiatives, training workshops with community leaders in Iraq and consultations with political figures. He is dedicated to supporting the development of strategies for transforming conflict into a constructive force and to reducing the human cost of war.
Mr. Hill’s research interests include: the role of universities and higher education systems as actors and sites for peacebuilding; the importance of community-centered approaches to civil society capacity building; the use of conflict analysis and assessment as tools for integrating development and peacebuilding, and; the relationship between peacebuilding and media. In 13 years as a professional journalist, he developed research and communication skills applicable to work in international affairs.
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