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Human Rights Review is Looking for Book Reviewers
Siena Retreat Center (Racine, Wisconsin) will offer a weekend retreat, “Contemplation and Peacemaking,” Friday, May 5, to Sunday, May 7, 2017.  The retreat will be led by Sr. Margaret Mayce, OP, the Dominican Sisters’ representative to the United Nations.   “Join us,” says Mayce, “for a careful, contemplative consideration of those places where our wounds intersect with the wounds of our world.  Our capacity to take this inner journey is what will ultimately enable us to be peace.”
Hello all, First let us say, ‘thank you’ for being a member of the Peace and Justice Studies Association and for continuing to support such important work in these tumultuous times. Starting with our next issue, the editorial team at the Peace Chronicle is asking our members to submit contributions. This move is in response to a request from our membership to have more input on the newsletter, and a desire from our editorial team to have the Chronicle more a collective effort and a shared reflection of the amazing work our members are engaged in.
The Engaging Conflict Summer School is designed to equip committed students, early-career researchers and professionals with advanced tools to critically understand conflict and tackle it as a dynamic reality. Engaging Conflict’s faculty draws from a unique spectrum of expertise to train a select group of participants in assessing the complexity of conflict and post-conflict scenarios, and evaluating the relevance and impact of different policy choices or normative standings, from non-intervention to conflict prevention.
Human Rights as our Responsibility Dates: 9 – 17 June 2017 Type of courses: Lectures in the plenum and smaller seminars Early bird discount of 10%: for participants paying the enrolment fee by 30 March 2017 Full fee enrolment deadline: 27 April 2017 Email: veniceschool@eiuc.org Project Manager: Alberta Rocca, EIUC Project Manager Introduction EIUC Venice School of Human Rights was born in 2010 with the goal of studying today’s challenges in the field of human rights.
Apply Now For The MPI 2017 Annual Peacebuilding Training! Apply now for the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute (MPI) 18th Annual Peacebuilding Training, with the theme “Making Peace Possible: Building Bridges, Weaving Connections in Communities around the World,” which will be held from May 8-26, 2017, at Mergrande Ocean Resort, Davao City, Philippines.
The Human Rights Tulip is an award of the Dutch government, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for courageous human rights defenders who promote and support human rights in innovative ways.
Apply now!  Field-study:  Peacebuilding in Colombia Considerations for how to transition from violence to peace, to “repair” communities, and “rebuild” trust have become the focus for entire communities, countries and regions.
The PJSA Publications Commttee is pleased to annouce the release of its first organizational statement of the new year. The paper, entilted "Peace and Justice Activism in an Era of Disruptive Political Theater", can be found, here, and as a PDF here. 
Peace and Justice Activism in an Era of Disruptive Political Theater By: J. Rinker, S. Jafari, and T. Seidel [TO VIEW THE DOCUMENT AS A PDF]

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