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Here I inform you about the international, national and current activities and commitments of core.

Is it all down to trauma?

Reflecting on the concept of collective trauma for understanding protracted violent conflicts Taking up some of the resistance against the term of collective trauma, Ursula König and me discuss why collective and transgenerational trauma are relevant and...

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Does the climate crisis change everything?

How far does the climate crisis (radically) challenge our perspectives of fragility and violent conflicts? This is the main question of the think piece This Changes Everything"? Rethinking Fragility and Violent Conflicts from the Climate Crisis Perspective , which  I...

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«Understanding the incomprehensible»

Participatory learning and exchange process for local human rights organizations, Bangladesh October 2019 That was the focus of a learning process in September in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. On behalf of the German development agency Bread for the...

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“What does my present have to do with my past?”

Seminars in June 2019 – Why did I choose this profession? Why am I unable to discuss certain things with my (grand) parents? And why am I afraid of the conflict? Why am I involved in issues of human rights, peace, refugees or reconciliation? Why can’t I let go off some issues …

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“Understanding and reducing complexity”

Participatory Learning and Exchange Process for Local Human Rights Organizations, Myanmar – This was the theme of a one-week learning process in September in Yangon, the capital of Myanmar. On behalf of the German peacebuilding organization KURVE Wustrow e.V., I led this highly participatory workshop …

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