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TransConflict - January 2016 Review

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TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during January, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation, available by visiting:…

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Added by TransConflict on February 3, 2016 at 6:45am — No Comments

Book Just Out! How local genocide courts in Rwanda produced social support for authoritarian rule



Dear Colleagues: I hope many of you will find the book interesting and useful.



Here is the blurb:

This book shows how Rwanda's transitional courts that tried genocide crimes - the gacaca - produced social complicity and cemented authoritarian rule. It is unique for… Continue

Added by Anu Chakravarty on January 27, 2016 at 1:26pm — No Comments

"Violent Extremism" -- narrative contributes to conflict escalation

We know the cycle of violence, many of us have spent decades intervening in interpersonal, intergroup and international conflicts working to free conflicting parties from the deadly trap of conflict escalation.   We know that during escalation, aggrieved parties feel justified in striking back, are more easily inclined to use coercion and higher levels of violence, support breaking off communications between/among parties and rely instead on rumor and stereotyping, and replace any known…

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Added by Cynthia Irmer on January 18, 2016 at 12:59pm — 3 Comments

Seeds of Peace - "Expressive Arts: Educational Transformations" (music, film, & a book)

The staff members at Seeds of Peace are happy to present three wonderful creations that have grown slowly out of our 2012 Educators' Course, "Expressive Arts; Educational Transformations." That course brought together educators and artists from around the world, particularly conflict regions. The two week course ended with a performance in Portland, Maine, but those two weeks were not really the end of…

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Added by Maria Ireland on January 12, 2016 at 5:54am — No Comments

TransConflict - December 2015 Review

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TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during December, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation, available by visiting:…

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Added by TransConflict on January 4, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Take a Class in Conflict Resolution as a Non-Degree Student at UMass Boston

Many potential students get to know our programs by enrolling to take a single course with us. This is a great way to "sample" the programs before applying. It lets you assess if the content of the program meets your goals and interests, and if the structure of the program is manageable given your other commitments. 

These are 3-credit graduate level courses, and require that students have completed a bachelor's degree in order to enroll. If you take a course as a non-degree…

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Added by Conflict Resolution UMass Boston on December 14, 2015 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Spirituality Connects for Peace: Indo-Pak

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/opinion/05-Dec-2015/spirituality-connects 

Hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from India visited Nankana Sahib, Pakistan on this Gurpurab. Nankana Sahib is a place where, as per belief, Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism was born. This time, Pakistan issued visas to 2,850 Sikhs from India. The Pakistan High Commission in India also announced that almost all…

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Added by Ravi Nitesh on December 8, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

TransConflict - November 2015 Review

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TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during November, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation, available by visiting:





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Added by TransConflict on December 1, 2015 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Resolutionary Diaries #2

Meet Padre (Father) Vilson Groh. Padre Vilson lives and works in the community of Mont Serrat which is located in the hills overlooking the city of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil.  Padre Vilson is the embodiment of a true resolutionary - one of the discernable characteristics being that there is always a line…

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Added by Janet Lynn Murdock on November 19, 2015 at 7:08am — No Comments

Analysis: Resolving The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Israeli-Palestinian conflict maps by Ari Rusila The Israeli-Palestinian peace process – or lack of that – is now at the  crossroads.  To start or not direct  negotiations, between Israel…

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Added by Ari Rusila on November 17, 2015 at 10:34pm — No Comments

Welcoming a Hybrid Attempt at Justice for the Central African Republic

[This article was first published in the World Section of the Huffington Post on 14 July 2015].

By Jesica L. Santos*

14 July 2015

On 22 April 2015, the Transitional Council in the…

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Added by Jesica L. Santos on October 22, 2015 at 10:35am — No Comments

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…

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

TransConflict - September 2015 Review

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TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during July, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation, available by visiting:…





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Added by TransConflict on October 1, 2015 at 12:28pm — No Comments

MASTERPEACE CELEBRATES PEACE DAY PAIRING TWO CITIES TOGETHER FOR JOINT CELEBRATIONS IN 35 COUNTRIES

MASTERPEACE CELEBRATES PEACE DAY PAIRING TWO CITIES TOGETHER FOR JOINT CELEBRATIONS IN 35 COUNTRIES

 

The paired cities will connect artists addressing a main theme that is common in…

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Added by MasterPeace on September 21, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

The thirteenth GCCT newsletter

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TransConflict is pleased to present the thirteenth edition of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation newsletter, available by visiting:…



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Added by TransConflict on September 17, 2015 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Call for Papers: Fifth Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice and Memory Network

The Politics of Memory:

Victimization, Violence and Contested Narratives of the Past

Fifth Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network

Columbia University, New York,

December 3-5, 2015

Paper Submission Deadline: September 15, 2015*

*papers will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning in mid-July; please see below…

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Added by Ariella Lang on August 13, 2015 at 3:52pm — No Comments

TransConflict - July 2015 Review

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TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during July, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation, available by…

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Added by TransConflict on August 3, 2015 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Peace Fellows to Tackle the Legacy of War and Disaster

THE ADVOCACY PROJECT

NEWS BULLETIN 267

TUESDAY JUNE 9, 2015

Maya Washington is no stranger to emergencies, after being evacuated from Kenya while serving with the Peace Corps. This summer she is taking on another difficult assignment as a Peace Fellow for The Advocacy Project (AP) in Nepal. where she will help to organize a health camp for rural women in an area that…

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Added by iain on June 9, 2015 at 8:04pm — No Comments

Trust and Qualitative Research

Hello to all! My name is Patrick Gregoire and I am the Research Assistant of the Institutional Learning Team at Search for Common Ground. Last month, I had the pleasure of sitting down with an anthropologist who focuses on youth in the African Great Lakes region. He brought to my attention the importance of trust in good qualitative research and I want to open up the topic here to our fellow practitioners.

Qualitative research investigates people’s judgments and perceptions about a…

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Added by Education for Peacebuilding M&E on May 18, 2015 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Active Nonviolence training in Conflict resolution - A must!

In this time of great change, individuals, institutions, and society all find themselves in crisis. And the pace of change—and the intensity of these individual, institutional, and social crises—will only continue to increase. This portends further upheaval, which broad sectors…

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Added by Anne Farrell on May 10, 2015 at 10:54pm — No Comments

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