Arts and Sciences Dean's Lecture Series: John Paul Lederach

Thursday, April 11, 2013
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Fromm Hall 120 - Xavier Auditorium
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Locsin, Maria Luisa
College of Arts and Sciences


2013 Dean's Lecture Series
The Moral Imagination - When Art and Soul Meet Education and Politics

A lecture by John Paul Lederach

April 11, 2013
5:00pm, Reception, Maraschi Room

5:45pm, Lecture, Xavier Hall

John Paul Lederach is Professor of Practice for International Peacebuilding with the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He works as a practitioner-scholar, providing facilitation, mediation and training/education, with extensive experience at national and community levels in North and Latin America, Africa, Southeast and Central Asia. Widely known for the development of culturally appropriate approaches to conflict transformation and the design and implementation of strategic approaches to peacebuilding his approach has focused on innovations for building constructive change in settings experiencing extensive violence and deep rooted-conflict. Author of 20 books and manuals, including Building Peace: Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies (US Institute of Peace Press), The Little Book of Conflict Transformation (Good Books), The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace (Oxford University Press), and his most recent with daughter Angela Jill, When Blood and Bones Cry Out: Journeys through the Soundscape of Healing and Reconciliation (Queensland University Press and Oxford University Press).

For more information, please contact the Dean's Office at x5939.

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