“Myanmar and International Peacebuilding, with Stephen Gray” — New Episode on AC4 Conversations featured on WKCR FM Radio
Tune in to the latest episode of “Conversations from the Leading Edge,”
a radio show and podcast centered on Peace and Conflict at Columbia University, with hosts from the AC4, and produced in collaboration with Columbia’s Public Radio Station, WKCR (89.9FM).
In this interview, Stephen Gray shares about the current situation in Myanmar and his recent work there, speaks to systems thinking and his theory of change in relation to sustainable peace, and gives insights and career advise for current students and aspiring peacebuilders.
Stephen Gray is a practitioner, author, and entrepreneur in the field of international conflict resolution. After five years as a practitioner in Myanmar, much of his current work involves applied research and advice to international organizations, international non-profit organizations, and public and private donors, where possible incorporating complexity theory and systems thinking. Stephen is the Director of Adapt Research and Consulting.
For more information on Stephen Gray:
- Myanmar / Burma Project of DST Application Group, presented IACM 2012
- 2015 Sustaining Peace Talk with Josefine Roos: In this talk, they share their work in Myanmar where they apply complex systems thinking and systems mapping to explore the invisible forces shaping peace and reform processes. They conclude by suggesting one path to change is to make the invisible, visible.