Intercultural & Transcultural Communication: Peace Studies

Lehrinhalte
  • - Conceptual aspects:
    - Paradigm shift in the understanding of peace and health
    (UNESCO/WHO/Marmot)
    - Negative peace, positive peace (Galtung)
    - Personal, structural, cultural violence (Galtung)
    - Peace families (Dietrich)
    - Ways of dealing with conflict, with focus on conflict transformation (Lederach)
    - Analysis of texts:
    - Dietrich: Peace - Remarks on the Difficult History of a Key Cultural Term
    - Esteva: Intercultural Inspiration: The Life and Work of Raimon Panikkar
    - Galtung: Violence, Peace and Peace Research
    - Lederach: The Little Book of Conflict Transformation

    - Analysis of texts:
    - Dietrich: Peace - Remarks on the Difficult History of a Key Cultural Term
    - Esteva: Intercultural Inspiration: The Life and Work of Raimon Panikkar
    - Galtung: Violence, Peace and Peace Research
    - Lederach: The Little Book of Conflict Transformation

    - Practical tools:
    - Defensive Communication Styles (Satir)
    - Active Listening (Rogers)
    - Nonviolent Communication (Marshall)
    - Theatre of the Oppressed (Boal)/Theatre for Living (Diamond)
    - Creative/Intuitive Writing
    - Mindfulness


    Please be aware that this course requires high level of proficiency in English language. All local students have passed an English language test with at least 90 TOEFL points (internet based) or comparable tests.