Empowering civic activism toward a culture of peace.
JANUARY 2013 HONORS INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES IN RESTORATIVE JUSTICE, and begins with the Grandfather of the Peacebuilding movement and founder of Global Conflict and Peace Studies, Johan Galtung. Other Indigenous Guests will include: Kim Workman of Ngati Kahungunu and Rangitaane descent, New Zealand; Mona Polacca, Hopi/Havasupai/Tewa; Mark Saito, Huna Elder...and many others. Check the RJOTR website for scheduling info.
SUNDAY, JAN. 6th Johan Galtung SIGN UP HERE
Johan Galtung is a Norwegian sociologist, mathematician and the principal founder of the discipline of peace and conflict studies.[He founded the Peace Research Institute Oslo in 1959, serving as its director until 1970, and established the Journal of Peace Research in 1964. In 1969 he was appointed to the world's first chair in peace and conflict studies, at the University of Oslo. He resigned his professorship in 1977 and has since held professorships at other universities. He was awarded the Alternative Nobel Prize in 1987. He is the founder of TRANSCEND, a solutions-oriented Peace Journalism Network.