IRINA BOKOVA Lecture at SU

IRINA BOKOVA Lecture at SU

Lecture Series
SU honors Irina Bokova, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), with its President’s Medal for leadership and service Thursday, April 6. The presentation coincides with her appearance as part of the “One Person Can Make a Difference” lecture series, hosted by Salisbury University’s Bosserman Center for Conflict Resolution. Her talk, “Preventing Violent Extremism in the 21st Century: Fostering a New Generation of Global Citizens,” is 5 p.m. (please note new time) in the Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons Assembly Hall. A reception follows on the hall’s balcony. The first female and first southeastern European to head UNESCO, Bokova served two terms as a member of Bulgaria’s National Parliament. She also was deputy and interim minister of foreign affairs under Prime Minister Zhan Videnov. In addition,…
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His Excellency Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta to Speak in September 2016

His Excellency Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta to Speak in September 2016

Happenings, Lecture Series
Speaker: His Excellency Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta Former Prime Minister and President of Timor-Leste Co-Recipient of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize United Nations' Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peace Building Office in Guinea-Bissau Title:  “The USA and Us:  A View from a Remote Village in Southeast Asia” Event Page Description: Dr. Jose Ramos Horta, human rights champion, former Prime Minister and President of Timor-Leste and co-recipient of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize speaks in the Bosserman Center for Conflict Resolution’s “One Person Can Make a Difference” lecture series.  His lecture kicks off the Center’s 25th anniversary celebration.
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Graduation Spring 2016

Graduation Spring 2016

Happenings, News, People
On May 18, 2016, some 201 students received their master’s degrees from Salisbury University as part of the largest class in its 90-year history. Among them were our Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution graduate students Xiwen Jin (China), Melissa Aristizabal (Colombia) and Alexandra Ginta Martin (Romania). For the past two years they have been actively involved in several research projects at the Bosserman Center, as well as events and lectures. Alexandra was also the Graduate Commencement Speaker and will be joining the teaching team of the CADR Department starting Fall 2017! Watch Alexandra Ginta Martin's Commencement Ceremony Speech.
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Dr. Toran Hansen: Recent Accomplishments

Dr. Toran Hansen: Recent Accomplishments

Faculty, News, People
Dr. Hansen is a dynamic practitioner and scholar in the twin fields of conflict resolution and peace studies. He has been a very active conflict resolution practitioner, particularly with vulnerable, disadvantaged individuals and groups. He is currently on the board of directors for the Perspectives of Freedom Foundation, which conducts development and conflict resolution work in Central and South America, as well as the West Virginia Center for Peace and Conflict. He has previously conducted conflict resolution workshops with diverse natural resource conflict stakeholders in Suriname. In addition, Dr. Hansen has conducted workshops for at-risk youth and developed anti-racism training materials for community organizations. Dr. Hansen has also been a restorative justice dialogue facilitator in criminal cases involving severe violence with juvenile and adult offenders. He has published numerous articles…
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