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Seminar - Struggles for Justice and Peace: Nonviolent Resistance and Conflict Resolution - 21 April 2017

The International Peace Studies Programme, Trinity College Dublin, in partnership with the Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction at Dublin City University and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for Conflict Intervention at Maynooth University, will host the following seminar:

Title: Struggles for Justice and Peace: Nonviolent Resistance and Conflict Resolution

Date: Friday 21st April

Time: 10.00am- 4.30pm

Location: Room G16, Irish School of Ecumenics (ISE), Trinity College Dublin. Directions to ISE can be found 

The seminar will facilitate critical debates on the experiences of, and the relationship between, resistance and resolution, peace and justice and associated challenges including local capacities and the struggles for political change and just peace beyond security answers. The panel discussions will provide a platform for relevant approaches and cases studies from Kosovo, Korea, Peru, Colombia, Palestine and Northern Ireland. Each panel will be followed by questions and discussion from the audience. 

Speakers include:  Yaser Alashqar (Trinity College Dublin), GëzimVisoka (Dublin City University), Fr. Sunghwan Kim (Trinity College Dublin), Lynda Sullivan (human rights activist and writer), Eamon Rafter (Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation), Alejandro Valderrama-Herrera (National University of Colombia), Iain Atack (Trinity College Dublin), Patty Abozaglo (Maynooth University).

For further information, please see this poster.   All are welcome to attend but places are limited and early registration is strongly encouraged. You can register here.




Last updated 10 April 2017 by Irish School of Ecumenics (Email).