MINELRES: TRANSCEND Peace University - October semester

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TRANSCEND Peace University - TPU On-Line

The world's on-line university for peace and development studies

Announcing Registration for semester starting October 2005

The following is an announcement for the TRANSCEND Peace University (TPU), the 
world's first ever global peace university for policy makers, practitioners, 
scholars, students, UN staff and others working in peacebuilding, conflict 
transformation, post-war reconstruction, rehabilitation and reconciliation, 
development, human rights, and other related fields. 

Please forward this announcement to individuals, organisations, UN agencies and 
governments which you believe may be interested in participating in the TPU 's 
October Semester 2005. For more information or to apply on-line, please visit 

 Please note, the deadline for applications for the October Semester is 
September 15, 2005. 



Johan Galtung, the Rector of TPU and one of the founders of peace studies, 
invites you to join practitioners and students from around the world on-line.


With faculty and Course Directors drawn from amongst the leading scholars and 
practitioners in their fields internationally, TPU is the world's first truly 
global, on-line Peace University designed for government and NGO practitioners, 
policy makers and students at any level working in the fields of peace, 
conflict transformation, development and global issues. Since 1996 300+ on-site 
skills institutes have been offered for 6,000+ participants around the world, 
using the TRANSCEND manual "Conflict Transformation By Peaceful Means," 
published by the United Nations.
There will be certificates; for single courses, diplomas for clusters of 
courses and eventually BA, MA; and PhD degrees. Participants may combine on-
line and on-site courses.


In the 2005 October Semester TPU will offer the following 22 courses:


 1. Peaceful Conflict Transformation, Johan Galtung

 2. Democratization and Development, Paul D. Scott

 3. Peace Learning in Conflict Transformation, Catherine Odora-Hoppers, Alicia 
Cabezudo, Magnus Haavelsrud

 4. Peace Futures, Sohail Inayatullah 

 5. Peace Journalism, Jake Lynch and Annabel McGoldrick

 6. Nonviolence as Political Tool and Philosophy, Jorgen Johansen

 7. Deep Culture in Conflict Culture, Johan Galtung, Wilfried Graf and Gudrun 

 8. Peace Museums, Christophe Bouillet

 9. Dialogue, Peace and Development, Katrin Kaeufer and Claus Otto Scharmer

10. The Global Compact- A platform for change and development, Fred Dubee

11. Conflict Prevention, Intervention, Reconciliation and Reconstruction, S. P. 

12. Film and Peace, Paul D. Scott

13. Transformacion Pacifica de Conflictos, Sara Rozenblum de Horowitz

14. Peace Business and Economics, Howard Richards

15. Literature and Peace, Marisa Antonaya

16. Gender and Militarism, Gal Harmat

17. Peace Zones, Christophe Barbey 

18. Psychology and Peace, T. Ito and F. Tschudi

19. Mathematics and Peace, J Galtung and D Fischer 

20. Economics and Peace, J. Galtung, D. Goalstone

21. Art and Peace: An Online Course, Olivier Urbain

22. Peace, Gender, Violence, Celia Cook- Huffman, Zulfiya Tursunova

Starting Date: October 3, 2005 (or two weeks after the minimum number of 
students is met for that course)

Ending Date: January 16, 2006

Deadline for Registration: September 15, 2005

Cost per one Course: For EU/Western Europe, North American, Japanese and South-
East Asian/Australian, participants 300 Euros. For all others 150 Euros.



For more information or to register, please contact the TRANSCEND Peace 
University Global Center in Cluj, Romania with a staff to handle information, 
applications, payments, course related questions, and computer support:

E-mail: tpu@transcend.org 

Tel +40-724-380511


Web-site www.transcend.org/tpu



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