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Nobel Peace Prize 2017

Commenting on the Nobel Peace Prize Awards has become a nice anual tradition. After my comment on the Tunisian Dialogue Quartett in2015 and the Colombian Peace Process, together with Josefina Echavarría Alvarez in 2017, I wrote about the Award International … Continue reading

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Curriculum and Didactics in Augsburg, Germany

Together with Wolfgang Dietrich and Norbert Koppensteiner I attended the annual Meeting of the Working Group Curriculum and Didactics of the German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies, hosted by the Chair for Political Science and Peace Studies at the … Continue reading

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Starke Stimme der Frauen in Libyen

Together with Clara Maier I published a newspaper article on the topic of Gender and peace building in Libya in the Tiroler Tageszeitung. In this text we focus on the courageous work of Zahra Langhi who delived the 51st Innsbruck Gender … Continue reading

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2017 Hammamet Conference: Building Peaceful and Inclusive Societies

From November 9th – 12th I attended this year’s  Hammamet Conference in Tunisia on “Building Peaceful and Inclusive Societies” as part of theEgyptian delegation . In my presentation “Reintegrating former Combatants: A Conflict Transformation Perspective” in the Panel on “Reintegration … Continue reading

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Palästinensische Aussöhnung

Nach über zehn Jahren nationaler Spaltung haben sich die beiden verfeindeten palästinensischen Fraktionen Fatah und Hamas vergangene Woche darauf geeinigt, ein bereits 2011 ausgearbeitetes Versöhnungsabkommen in Kraft zu setzen. Dieser Schritt wurde auf den Straßen von Gaza mit Jubelszenen gefeiert. … Continue reading

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Interview with the Pacifc Standard

  “In Europe, History—and the Populist Politics Over Muslim Women’s Dress—Repeats Itself: It appears no Austrian party could afford to stand up against the nation’s controversial new veil ban” Masoud Hayoun from the Pacific Standard interviewed me about the new … Continue reading

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A Moral Imagination Workshop: Listening, Painting and Enacting

At the 2017 International Institute for Peace Education I had the wonderful opportunity to facilitate a Workshop on the topic of John Paul Lederach’s Moral Imagination, a book that is very dear to my heart and central to my reserach, … Continue reading

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