Online Peace University to be Held this Fall
from TRANSCEND Global Centre in Romania asked us to annnounce Transcend Peace University (TPU), which begins in September. Practitioners and students from around the world will come together online to participate in TPU this fall. Since 1996, over 300 on-site skills institutes have been offered for over 6,000 participants around the world, using the TRANSCEND manual "Conflict Transformation By Peaceful Means," published by the United Nations...
Johan Galtung, the Rector of TPU and one of the founders of peace studies, invites you to join practitioners and students from around the world online.
TPU is the worlds first truly global, on-line Peace University designed for government and NGO practitioners, policy makers and students at any level working in the fields of peace, conflict transformation, development and global issues. Since 1996 300+ on-site skills institutes have been offered for 6,000+ participants around the world, using the TRANSCEND manual "Conflict Transformation By Peaceful Means," published by the United Nations. There will be certificates; for single courses, diplomas for clusters of courses and eventually BA, MA; and PhD degrees.
Participants may combine online and onsite courses.
1. Peaceful Conflict Transformation, Johan Galtung
2. Nonviolence as Political Tool and Philosophy, Jorgen Johansen
3. Peace Journalism, Jake Lynch and Annabel McGoldrick
4. Peace, Music, Literature and the Arts, Olivier Urbain
5. Deep Culture in Conflict, Johan Galtung and Wilfried Graf
6. Democratization and Development, Paul D. Scott
7. Conflict Prevention, Intervention, Reconciliation and Reconstruction, S.P. Udayakumar
8. Dialogue, Peace and Development, Katrin Kaeufer and Claus Otto Scharmer
9. Peace and Tourism, Lynda-Ann Blanchard and Freya Higgins-Desbiolles
10. Peace Business, Jack Santa Barbara and Sara Horowitz
11. Peace and Macro-history, Sohail Inayatullah
12. Peace Museums, Christophe Bouillet
13. Peace Zones, Christophe Barbey
Starting Date: September 27, 2004
Ending Date: December 17, 2004
Deadline for Registration: September 17, 2004
Cost per one Course: For EU, North American and South-East Asian/Australian participants 300 Euros. For all others 150 Euros.
For more information or to register, please contact the TRANSCEND Peace University Global Center in Cluj, Romania with a staff to handle information, applications, payments, course related questions, and computer problems: , Fax +40-264-420298, Tel +40-724-380551; website www.transcend.org/tpu