Religion & Conflict Transformation (virtual course, 5 half-days)
How does religion influence peace and conflict in today’s world? Gain a better understanding of conflicts with religious dimensions and how they can be transformed.
Examples such as Northern Ireland, Indonesia, Iraq, Mali, Syria and Myanmar show that religion plays an important role in many violent conflicts around the world today. This course provides participants with practical knowledge about methods and tools of conflict transformation focusing on conflicts with a religious dimension as well as on the roles of different actors in these contexts. The course work will be interactive and focused on Myanmar, Nigeria and a case from the US which will be looked at in-depth.