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International Women’s Day at Columbia University – March 8th, 2019, 6-8PM, at the Forum

by |March 4th, 2019

The panel discussion includes: Avril Haines, Senior Research Fellow at Columbia World Projects, Columbia Law School lecturer, and the ex-deputy director of the CIA; Nancy Reame, Lecturer at the School of Nursing who is a long standing advisor to the iconic Our Bodies, Ourselves and helped conduct tampon absorbency tests with the FDA after the… read more

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Upcoming Event! Alumni Panel and Networking with the Columbia University Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Masters Program on March 7th, 2019

by |February 28th, 2019

March 7, 2019 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST Pulitzer Hall, Room 601 | Columbia University, Morningside Campus On March 7th at 6:30pm, the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Masters Program at Columbia University (NECR) will host a panel of alumni who are working throughout the field, followed by a Q&A. The panel will be… read more

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Exploring the Intersection of Faith and Environmental Justice with Theologian Hussein Rashid

by |February 26th, 2019

Theologian Hussein Rashid discusses the challenges and possibilities he sees in environmental justice work today. By Rachel Kirk and Meredith Smith Hussein Rashid is a theologian, an adjunct professor of religion at the New School, and founder of Islamicate, a consultancy based in NYC focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency. Professor Rashid brings his… read more

Summer Field Course with AC4 Director on Regional Environmental Sustainability in the Middle East

by |February 20th, 2019

Apply now to participate in NECR 5260: Regional Environmental Sustainability in the Middle East! Application deadline is March 10 at 11:59pm (EST). To learn more about the program, please join us for an online information session on March 7 at 10:30am. Please RSVP here to receive the login information. NECR 5260 is a summer course that takes place in Israel… read more

AC4 Fellow Stephanie Regalia Publishes Paper on Malawi Politics for IFRI

by |February 5th, 2019

AC4 Graduate Fellow Stephanie Regalia was part of a team project in Malawi with the Business and Human Rights Clinic at Columbia Law School. Her project focused on studying large-scale land investments in Malawi and developing investor tools that minimize these disruptions to protect human rights. However, during her time there, she was also able… read more

AC4 is seeking an intern for the Spring semester – Metrics Internship

by |January 31st, 2019

Applications Deadline: February 11, 2019  The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity (AC4) at Columbia University’s The Earth Institute is seeking a graduate or doctoral student intern to provide research assistance to the director of AC4 . The metrics intern will assist with projects related to the Sustainable Peace Project which aims to gain… read more

Job Opening: Research Associate Position at MD-ICCCR, Teachers College

by |January 29th, 2019

The Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (MD-ICCCR) at Teachers College is seeking to hire a qualified candidate with advanced skills in research design, methodology, statistics, and data analysis for a full-time position. This position will provide support and consulting expertise to students conducting research in the MD-ICCCR lab with Dr. Peter… read more

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AC4 Announces New Program for Youth Practitioners: Focus on Youth, Peace and Security Leadership

by |January 25th, 2019

Why Focus on Youth? At 1.8 billion, young people are not only our future, but our undeniable present, critical partners to realizing sustainable peace.  Young people, long-perceived as either victims or perpetrators of violence, are now increasingly viewed as positive agents of change, peacebuilders in their own right. There is a critical need to find… read more

Organic Forms of Mediation and the Profile of the Natural Mediator: A Research Initiative

by |January 16th, 2019

So-called marginal communities find ways to deal with conflicts, as well as, respond to structures of violence and systematic oppression. These responses can take the form of organized leadership that sets in motion strategies of affirmative and collective action. Case in point, are the comunas of Medellin, Colombia. Built during the late 1940’s, 50’s and… read more

CMM Learning Exchange 2018: Reflection from Tamara Smiley Hamilton

by |December 6th, 2018

I arrived in Tucson as the sun was setting in colorful splendor  against the backdrop of the majestic mountains. But my welcome and entry into the Learning Exchange was even more beautiful and heartwarming.The weekend game me a platform to share the world that has nurtured me: Watts,  California— the epicenter of how people continue… read more

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