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  • Video by George Lakey on Nonviolent Action

    Professor George Lakey produced a video this summer drawing on the Global Nonviolent Action Database for a new curriculum being developed by the United Nations Institute for Training and Development (UNITAR) in Geneva, Switzerland. The video outlines three different applications of nonviolent action/civil resistance.  

  • New course on Security and Defense: Nonviolent Strategies

    Advising is coming up, and Prof. George Lakey will be offering a new course in Peace and Conflict Studies for Fall 2013! SECURITY AND DEFENSE:  NONVIOLENT STRATEGIES PEAC 040 / SOAN 040 H Threats to security exist on many levels: environment, community, nation, human rights, and others.  People naturally mobilize for defense, but often choose…

  • Listen to Prof. George Lakey on #Occupy

    In case you missed Peace and Conflict Studies Prof. George Lakey’s interview about the Occupy movement on Radio Times today, you can listen at the bottom of this post or on the Radio Times site. Summary From Radio Times: Occupy protesters were evicted in Philadelphia and Los Angeles overnight. We’ll get an update on the…

  • George Lakey introduces the Global Nonviolent Action Database (video)

    The prominent blog,Waging Nonviolence, has featured a story on the launch of the Global Nonviolent Action Database. Read the whole story and see the accompanying video below.

  • Announcing the Global Nonviolent Action Database

    WHAT IF activists around the world who want to be more effective could turn to a database of actual campaigns, to get ideas for creative nonviolent strategies and tactics? WHAT IF scholars and writers who are researching alternatives to violence could turn to a global database with hundreds of cases where people used nonviolent action…

  • Introducing the Global Nonviolent Action Database – A Fireside Chat on “Contextualizing Egypt in the History of Nonviolent Tactics”

    WHAT IF activists around the world who want to be more effective could turn to a database of actual cases, to get ideas for creative nonviolent strategies and tactics? WHAT IF scholars and writers who are researching alternatives to violence could turn to a global database with thousands of cases where people used nonviolent action…

  • NEW Research Seminar: Strategy and Nonviolent Struggle, a global database

    NEW COURSE IN PEACE & CONFLICT STUDIES OFFERED BY GEORGE LAKEY PEAC 071B Research Seminar:Strategy and Nonviolent Struggle Mondays 1:15 – 4:00, Lang Center Conference Room WHAT IF activists around the world who want to be more effective could turn to a database of actual cases, to get ideas for creative nonviolent strategies and tactics?…