In our News section, as listed below, you will find information about lectures, conferences, events, jobs, and internship positions at Columbia University and other areas in New York and across the globe.
Wanting to stay connected and find events around the Columbia campus related to peacebuilding and conflict resolution?
First post is now available: World Peace: How to Keep Nations from Engaging in Global Thermonuclear Warfare and Destroying the Planet? In honor of Morton Deutsch—an eminent psychologist, Columbia University professor, mentor extraordinaire, and one of the founders of the field of conflict resolution— our co-Executive Director Peter T. Coleman has selected ten of Deutsch’s most significant scientific… read more
AC4 Communications & Administrative Support Background: AC4‘s mission is to engage with and support interdisciplinary theory, research and practice related to violence prevention, constructive conflict resolution, peacebuilding and sustainable development at Columbia University with aim to promote sustainably peaceful societies. By connecting students and thought leaders at Columbia University and with larger community in NYC and… read more
The 30th Annual International Association for Conflict Management (IACM) Conference recently took place in Berlin, Germany, and brought together students and scholars from around the world. Many from the AC4 team attended the conference, presenting about current research and celebrating the scholarship, learning community and the unique cultural experience in Berlin. There are a number… read more
Department of Sociology in New York, New York FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT To access the job announcement online: Go to www.cuny.edu and click on “Employment” Click “Search job listings” Search by job Opening ID number 16933 The Sociology Department, which administers the Dispute Resolution Certificate and Minor at John Jay College of The… read more
Job Opening at the Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (MD-ICCCR) at Teachers College! Project Coordinator Position at the MD-ICCCR The MD-ICCCR seeks a talented individual to help manage office administration and communication media and provide logistics and event management support. Under the leadership of Professor Peter T. Coleman, the research center… read more
Newly published theoretical paper on Crying at Work from Dr. Gross, professor and researcher on the intersection of conflict resolution and workplace management, is now available. The full paper titled “Crying is in the Eyes of the Beholder: An Attribution Theory Framework of Crying at Work” published in Saga Journal is accessible here. Professor Gross came to AC4… read more
Dr. Joshua Fisher, AC4 Director, currently leads multiple long-term applied research projects on conflict-sensitive resource management, with a signature one being in the Amazon region of Peru. He has just returned from the Madre di Dios region where he has been focused on ecosystem valuation. Part of this recent fieldwork included an educational element with Dr. Fisher co-instructing a summer field course… read more
Spirituality Mind Body Institute is hiring a Coordinator of Instructional Technology for their Summer Intensive MA Degree Program! Apply before Monday, June 12, by sending CV and cover letter to Sarah Sherman at email@example.com. SMBI MA Degree Program Description: The Spirituality Mind Body Institute’s (SMBI) Summer Intensive Master’s Degree Program at Teachers College (TC) Columbia University… read more
Wednesday, May 3, 3017 | 3-5PM Everett Lounge (First Floor, Zankel Hall) Teachers College | Columbia University This panel will include speakers who bring research experience in the field and/or are positioned to share other equally important insights about preparation, ethics, issues of security, research on sensitive topics, etc. Panelists will share their experiences and focus their comments… read more
Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 12PM 179 Grace Dodge Hall, Teachers College | Columbia University Please RSVP here! Join us on Thursday at noon to hear two speakers from Israeli education institutions that think about peace by teaching Arab and Israeli students. Professor Peter Coleman will moderate the conversation.