Radio Podcast 48th Innsbruck Gender Lecture now online

freiradlogoneukulturtonfarbisaufgruen-85x85On January 24th 2017 I was invited to comment on the 48th Innsbruck Gender Lecture “Thinking against humanity” by Ass. Prof. Ayça Çubukçu from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Follow this link to listen to the lecture as a radio podcast on Radio Freirad. My comment starts at 49:30 and the inspiring general discussion with Nikita Dhawan, Andreas Oberprantacher and others starts at 01:00:00.

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Nein zum Referendum, Ja zum Frieden in Kolumbien


(c) Presidencia Colombia / Tiroler Tageszeitung


Am Samstag, den 10.10.2016 wurde in Oslo der Friedensnobelpreis an den kolumbianischen Präsidenten Juan Manuel Santos verliehen. Hierzu habe ich gemeinsam mit Josefina Echavarría Alvarez einen Gastbeitrag für die Tiroler Tageszeitung geschrieben, der am Donnerstag, den 08.12.2016 erschienen ist. Die online Version des Artikels gibt es hier zum nachlesen.

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Speaking the Unspeakable: Sounds of the Middle East Conflict

Speaking_the_Unspeakable_CoverMy new book Speaking the Unspeakable: Sounds of the Middle East Conflict (Masters of Peace Series Vol XII) is finally available as print and e-book versions.

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Was in Tunesien anders gelaufen ist


Tiroler Tageszeitung

Den Artikel zu meinem Gespräch mit dem tunesischen Premierminister Habib Essid, sowie mein Interview mit dem Träger des Friedensnobelpreises 2015 Abdessatar Ben Mussa gibt es nun auch hier nachzulesen.

PDF Tiroler Tageszeitung vom 9. Dezember 2015, Seite 3

Tiroler Tageszeitung Online vom 9. Dezember 2015

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Publication of Many Peaces Magazine Vol 3


(c) David Diamond / Anna Dütsch / Paul Lauer, Many Peaces Magazine

The writing of the third volume of the Many Peaces Magazine was underway when a series of terrorist attacks occurred in Ankara, Beirut, Paris, the Sinai region of Egypt and Tunis. As an editorial team we have struggled in finding words in the light of loss and despair as results of the violent attacks. Our discipline of Peace and Conflict Studies is certainly called upon when suicide bombers target civilian areas and when heads of states declare war against enemies that are difficult to identify. Continue reading

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Radio Show “Flucht und Revolution fünf Jahre nach Mubarak”

freiradlogoneukulturtonfarbisaufgruen-85x85Radio show about my Südwind – Global Campus Lecture “Flucht und Revolution fünf Jahre nach Mubarak” at the University of Innsbruck on November 17th, 2015. Click here to listen to the Radio Show.

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Focus Tunisia

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I am currently working on a background analysis of the revolutionary process in Tunisia. I therefore interviewed Prime Minister Habib Essid on Monday, November 23rd and Nobel Peace Laureate Abdessatar Ben Mussa on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015.   Photo Credits: Paul Lauer

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