The Alliance for Conflict Transformation is happy to announce it's new Summer Institute on Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution to be held July 16 - August 6 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
It is a 4-credit course open to graduate students, upper-level undergraduates, and professionals from throughout the world.
IPCR offers a stimulating integration of theory and practice, bringing together innovative academic analysis with practical, hands-on training and skills development, combined with personal and professional development.
IPCR will help participants achieve the following objectives:
To understand conflict theories and conceptual frameworks in order to develop analytical skills for effective intervention
To develop practical skills for dealing with conflict constructively and promoting peacebuilding
To develop capacities for integrating conflict resolution into related fields, such as development, humanitarian relief, etc.
To provide participants with access to the best practices in the field and to well known and highly respected practitioners
To help participants create action plans to develop their careers in the peacebuilding and conflict transformation field
To develop ongoing networks between participants, program staff, and guest speakers to support personal and professional advancement
SUMMARY OF COURSE TOPICS
The course will provide an overview of the theory and practice of conflict resolution and peacebuilding with a focus on providing concrete skills participants can use in the field. The course includes the following topics:
Conflict theory, analysis and assessment
Conflict resolution and peacebuilding practices
Culture and conflict resolution
Conflict resolution and development
Skills development in negotiation, mediation, and dialogue facilitation
Conflict prevention and crisis response
Post-conflict transition and reconciliation
Case studies - community, intra-state and international conflict
Ethical leadership and practice
Careers in peacebuilding and conflict resolution
For more information on costs, scholarships, and how to register see our website.
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