Friday, February 01, 2008

Summer Institute on Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution

Professor DeHart passes along this information about a program that may be of interest to IPE students.

Summer Institute on Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) June 14, 2008 - July 12, 2008 Santa Cruz and La Paz, Bolivia

The Alliance for Conflict Transformation (ACT), in partnership with Nur University, is pleased to announce the Summer Institute on Peacebuilding & Conflict Resolution (IPCR) in Bolivia, June/July 2008. The course will be held in Santa Cruz and include a one-week trip to La Paz and surrounding communities.

IPCR is an intensive 4-week, 6-credit residential program intended to build the capacity of current and future professionals in a variety of fields to make a critical difference in furthering peaceful relations in the world.

IPCR is for English speaking professionals, graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in peace and conflict resolution, international affairs, political science, Latin American studies, anthropology, development and related fields. AT IPCR, students enjoy a supportive learning environment where experienced trainers and faculty combine
brief lectures, case studies, field trips, role-plays, simulations, and field work with the experiences of local and international peacebuilding practitioners.

IPCR offers a stimulating integration of theory and practice, bringing together innovative academic analysis with practical, hands-on training and skills development.


* Early-bird Deadline to receive $250 discount - March 15, 2008
* Final Deadline - April 16, 2008

For more information and online application, see the ACT website:

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