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AC4 endeavors to inform individuals about current initiatives led by AC4 and also overall opportunities to engage with current scholarship and practice pertaining to conflict resolution, violence prevention, peace, and sustainable development.

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Building Peace in Colombia through Youth Programs

by |May 8th, 2018

Joan Lopez is coordinator of the Youth, Peace and Security Program, working in Medellín, Colombia with youth leaders, youth organizations and AC4 team to foster and share learning on community building initiatives and to develop a youth learning network. Lopez is particularly interested in understanding the role of art in youth resistance movements and its relation to… read more

Morton Deutsch International Center on Cooperation and Conflict Resolution is seeking a Research Coordinator

by |April 25th, 2018

The Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (MD-ICCCR) is seeking an experienced researcher who is interested in promoting social justice, constructive conflict and world peace. The MD-ICCCR at Teachers College is seeking to hire a qualified candidate with advanced skills in research management, design, methodology, statistics, and data analysis for a 20-35… read more

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Conflict and Peace Events at Columbia University (4/22 – 4/27)

by |April 19th, 2018

What the World’s First Big Data Project Tells Us About the Future of Identity Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, Pulitzer Hall, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, 3rd Floor | 2950 Broadway RSVP  The Western Balkans, Macedonia And The Integrative Process: Is There Monday, April 23, 2018… read more

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Upcoming Seminar on April 23rd — The Basque Experience: Capturing the Narratives of Sustainable Peace

by |April 10th, 2018

The Basque Experience: Capturing the Narratives of Sustaining Peace April 23, 2018 | 9:00am – 1:30pm Please RSVP!  Join us on April 23rd for a seminar on current research around Sustainable Human Development models. AC4 is co-hosting the seminar with the Agirre Lehendakaria Center for Social and Political Studies in the Basque Country.

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Deutsch Awards this Saturday, April 7 at Teachers College!

by |April 5th, 2018

Morton Deustch Awards for Social Justice in Practice April 7, 2018 | Teachers College, 10:00am – 12:45pm This Saturday, April 7, the Deutsch Awards will take place as part of the Teachers College Academic Festival. Dr. James M. Jones and Daniela Amaya Romero are recipients of this year’s awards, hosted by the Morton Deutsch International… read more

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VIDEO: Policy Forum at the International Peace Institute: “Sustaining Peace in Practice: Evidence, Measurement, and Indicators”

by |April 2nd, 2018

Sustaining Peace in Practice: Evidence, Measurement, and Indicators Leave your questions for the Sustaining Peace in Practice: Evidence, Measurement, and Indicators panel in the comments. Remarks will begin at 1:15pm EST. Posted by International Peace Institute on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 On March 28th, our Co-Executive Director Peter T. Coleman spoke at a policy forum on… read more

Colorful Nigeria – A kind people, an unkind system; by AC4 Fellow, Claudia Schneider

by |March 28th, 2018

Nigeria makes it into the news mostly for its terrorism attacks related to Boko Haram or kidnappings of oil workers in the Niger delta. Undoubtedly, Nigeria is unsettled and not a peaceful place. In 2010, when I first spent a prolonged amount of time in the country there was a hopeful sentiment that “Goodluck Jonathan… read more

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Call for Applications: WPS Peace and Social Change Workshop this May — Deadline: April 11, noon (EST)

by |March 26th, 2018

Women, Peace and Security Program Earth Institute, Columbia University Peace and Social Change Workshop May 21-22, 2018 Application Deadline: 12 pm (EST) on April 11, 2018 All costs are covered for selected participants. We are pleased to announce the upcoming Columbia University Peace and Social Change Workshop designed to generate knowledge, build skills, strengthen relationships… read more

WPS Writing Workshop with Aja Monet on March 29!

by |March 22nd, 2018

WPS Writing Workshop with Aja Monet March 29, 2018 | 4:00 – 5:00 PM | School of International and Public Affairs, Room 1512 Event is free but RSVP is required! An internationally established poet, singer, performer, and educator, Aja Monet’s craft is an in-depth reflection of emotional wisdom, skill, and activism. The youngest individual to… read more

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The Negotiator’s Desk Reference is now widely available!

by |March 21st, 2018

The Negotiator’s Desk Reference ​​Chris Honeyman & Andrea Kupfer Schneider, Editors This comprehensive book on negotiation is now available on Amazon and in an array of bookstores. The book includes chapters from leaders in the conflict resolution field, including many from the team at AC4 , including: Vol. 1, Chap. 13: Internal Conflicts and their Consequences (Morton… read more

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