Episode 42 - Nadeem Ghazi

Episode 42 - Nadeem Ghazi

Thursday, November 3, 2016

By: Daryn Cambridge

We speak with Nadeem Ghazi, the Founder and Director of the World Learning Grammar School & Institute, which provides support to schools throughout Pakistan that have declared a commitment to crea...

Episode 35 - Kerri Kennedy

Episode 35 - Kerri Kennedy

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

By: Daryn Cambridge

We speak with Kerri Kennedy, Associate General Secretary for International Programs at the American Friends Service Committee. Kerri has 18 years of experience managing international development and e...

Episode 31 - Erica Chenoweth

Episode 31 - Erica Chenoweth

Monday, June 22, 2015

By: Daryn Cambridge

We speak with Dr. Erica Chenoweth – Associate Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and an Associate Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institu...

Episode 25 - Chester Crocker

Episode 25 - Chester Crocker

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

By: Daryn Cambridge

In this episode we discuss mediating violent conflicts with Dr. Chester A. Crocker. Dr. Crocker is James R. Schlesinger professor of strategic studies at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreig...

Music Plays Crucial Role in Non-Violent Civic Movements

Music Plays Crucial Role in Non-Violent Civic Movements

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

By: Viola Gienger

In Libya’s 2011 uprising, protesters pumped loud music from radios or CD players in the streets in front of government buildings, then fled from the inevitable rush of security forces. The nonviolent early days of Egypt’s revolution that same year spawned a raft of new independent music groups. In Turkey, the “Song of Pots and Pans” exhorts political leaders to stop their lies and repressive tactics.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Studying Civil Resistance Online: A Case Study on Cambodia and Vietnam

Studying Civil Resistance Online: A Case Study on Cambodia and Vietnam

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

By: Daryn Cambridge

Over the past eight months, USIP’s Academy has launched 8 self-paced, online courses, registering more than 3,000 people in more than 134 countries. The work, however, is not solely a numbers game. Peacebuilders, activists and educators working in conflict zones must be able to take the knowledge, skills and perspectives that USIP offers online and adapt them for their own specific needs in the field.  A case of young Khmer activists in Vietnam and Cambodia and another involving students in H...

Conflict Analysis & Prevention