December 2019

Education for Transformation

“How does anyone ever learn a really new thing? Since utopias are by definition ‘new,’ ‘not-yet,’ ‘other,’ human beings will be able to function in them in ways that do not throw us back to the old order only if we pay enough attention to the learning. Wishful thinking about the desired transformation of consciousness as an inevitable historical process distracts us from studying the difficult disciplines that will make transformation possible.” – Elise Boulding

Sowing the seeds of peace in Ukraine

On November 21-23 a workshop on the ‘Culture of Good Neighbourhood’ course, which is being run in education institutions in Ukraine, was held. This event was organized jointly by the Ukrainian Ministry of Education and Science of and the NGO Integration and Development Center for Information and Research.

Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellowship 2020-2021

Each year, the Kroc Institute’s Visiting Research Fellows Program brings outstanding scholars focused on peace research to the University of Notre Dame for a semester or a full academic year. Applications for the 2020-21 academic year are open. Application deadline: January 1, 2020.

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