Conflict Resolution

Leadership

Posted: October 18, 2022 at 2:11 pm

My Leadership experience encapsulated through my presentation is designed to provide a thorough understanding of leadership applications across a multitude of sectors (Business, Government, Non-government, Military and Non-profit). Through the use of personal case studies, I will break down the various aspects of leadership under numerous contexts and situations. I will apply the Strengths Based […]

A/V requirements: Internet Access, Laptop, Screen

Rob Holder

The Only Way to End the Risk of Nuclear War

Posted: June 1, 2022 at 3:28 pm, Last Updated: August 29, 2022 at 1:06 pm

100 seconds to midnight is the current setting of the “doomsday clock,” which shows how close we now are to nuclear war — closer than we have ever been. This talk is from a speaker who has studied the nuclear issue for years, and who believes there is only one way can avoid nuclear war. […]

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Robert Ehrlich

Religion and Conflict in the USA

Posted: October 29, 2021 at 2:48 pm

Religious conflict in the United States is partially the result of the perceived loss of the “culture wars” by the religious right. Rooted in the fundamentalist/modernist split, this conflict is especially catalyzed by the perceived necessity of the religious right to preserve their identity. What has transpired is a new blend of religion and politics […]

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Charles E. Davidson, Ph.D.

New Topics in Political Conflict in the USA

Posted: October 29, 2021 at 2:47 pm

The nature of domestic political conflict in the United States has changed gradually in the past 25 years, demonstrating more rigid characteristics of polarization, combativeness, and identity-basis. The candidacy and presidency of Donald Trump and the fallout over the election of Joe Biden and the COVID-19 pandemic have crystalized conflict in ways that have been […]

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Charles E. Davidson, Ph.D.

Praxis in Peacemaking and Peacebuilding

Posted: October 29, 2021 at 2:46 pm

Peacemaking and Peacebuilding the world over necessitate the blending of scholarship and practice. Known as Praxis, this combination illuminates paths forward in a variety of situations from the world’s war torn countries to conflict at home. Charles Davidson will reflect on his time in the field of peacemaking in war torn countries and talk about […]

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Charles E. Davidson, Ph.D.

Dialogue & Facilitative Leadership

Posted: July 12, 2021 at 7:20 pm, Last Updated: July 12, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Facilitative leadership focuses on individual and group reflections, understandings, and needs, and has the potential to be transformational. Radical acceptance as the wisdom of not making a bad situation worse by curbing the ego and keeping clear and focused is difficult but fundamental to effective leadership. Through listening to understand, asking questions when disagreements occur, […]

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Patricia A. Maulden

Critical Race Theory: What Is All The Controversy About?

Posted: June 29, 2021 at 4:55 pm, Last Updated: September 13, 2021 at 6:18 pm

Critical race theory is an approach to issues of race, social structure, and history that has caused intense disagreement among analysts and activists of various political schools. This talk describes the doctrine analyzes the sources of disagreement about it, and suggests ways of resolving the conflict.

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Richard Rubenstein

War and Peace in an Age of Empire: What About China?

Posted: June 29, 2021 at 4:54 pm, Last Updated: June 29, 2021 at 5:04 pm

The speaker’s 2010 book, “Reasons to Kill: Why Americans Choose War,” describes the arguments and images that persuade Americans to consent to wars. It looks as though many of those same propaganda techniques are being used to prepare Americans to accept a war with China. What is causing this and what can be done to […]

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Richard Rubenstein

Political Tribalism in America: Causes and Cures.

Posted: June 29, 2021 at 4:52 pm, Last Updated: June 29, 2021 at 5:05 pm

Why do political conflicts in America increasingly resemble ethic, religious, and nationalist struggles that have been fought out violently in many other nations. How can the threat of civil violence in our own country be averted?

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Richard Rubenstein

Religious Conflicts and Their Resolution

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 2:43 pm, Last Updated: June 29, 2021 at 5:06 pm

Why do religious conflicts sometimes become lethal? What is causing the current spread of violent religious conflicts worldwide? What can be done to resolve these conflicts?

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Richard Rubenstein

Poverty, Inequality, and Conflict

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 1:45 pm, Last Updated: June 29, 2021 at 5:07 pm

How do poverty and inequality generate violent conflict even in a wealthy nation like the U.S.A.? What can be done to alter or eliminate the root causes of crime, structural violence, and war? This lecture brings the insights of conflict analysis and resolution to bear on an increasingly critical domestic problem.

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Richard Rubenstein

Foreign Policy

Posted: September 26, 2014 at 6:21 pm, Last Updated: June 30, 2021 at 7:24 pm

Ambassador Kauzlarich can address any number of topics regarding foreign policy, the former Soviet Union, the Balkans, international energy and economic issues, energy transition and sustainability, role of US local governments in international relations, human rights, conflict resolution and peacemaking, and humanitarian aid.

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Richard Kauzlarich

Basics of Conflict Resolution

Posted: September 9, 2014 at 8:26 pm, Last Updated: June 29, 2021 at 5:07 pm

How are potentially violent social conflicts recognized and dealt with? What’s the difference between ending and resolving a conflict? Does it matter if a conflict is resolved or not?

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Richard Rubenstein