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What's Happening in Conflict Resolution is a roundup of the all the ADR news, research, jobs, events and more. Check it out, and view past versions [HERE].
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Conflict and ADR articles:
Check out this compilation of empirical studies in the fields of conflict, negotiation, ADR, and related areas, compiled by James Coben and Donna Steinstra. This compilation, which includes abstracts and citations, includes over 300 articles.
ADR Books on sale:
The ABA's publishing house has announced a 25% discount on anumber of books on dispute resolution. Check out the announcement, the promo code and the bookshelf here.
We've updated the ODR bibliography with new material. Check it out here.
50 Years of Loving
50 years after the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Loving v. Virginia, the 2040 Initiative and the Werner Institute at Creighton Law School held a symposium to celebrate the milestone and discuss the ongoing implications of the decision. Symposium papers have been published in the recent issue of the Creighton Law Review.
Professor Bernie Mayer discusses the shifting nature of the struggle for racial equality, and spotlights how this social movement is affected by humans paradoxical draw towards both autonomy and community.
Dr. Amanda Guidero notes that many personalities known for their role in triggering social change - including the Lovings, Malala Yousafzai, and others - did not set out to change the world. Instead, they were people who pursued something deeply personal - and in doing so, provided society with the inspiration it needed to accomplish broader social change. .
John Jay College, Dept. of Sociology Seeks Conflict Resolution Faculty
The Sociology Department, which administers the Dispute Resolution Certificate and Minor at John Jay College of The City University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track position specializing in conflict resolution beginning Fall 2018. The hiring rank is at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. To access the job announcement online: Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment;" Click "Search job listings;" search by job Opening ID #16933
NYSDRA Executive Director
The New York State Dispute Resolution Association is seeking to fill the role of executive director. Details can be found here.
NICE Program seeking Program Director (in NY State)
Seeking a program director for a conflict resolution project with a research component. See details here.
Community and School Mediation
AmeriCorps is establishing a Community Mediation School Corps across the state of New York. For opportunities and details, see here
Call for Papers, Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
Many have been calling for peace processes to be more inclusive, particularly of civil society. How this helps promote peace—and how mediators and peacebuilders can help—has been less clear.In this webinar, which is hosted by Virtual Mediation Lab…Continue
On July 12, 2017 a large group of HR professionals and workplace mediators from around the world participated in Should HR Professionals Mediate Internal Workplace Disputes?, a 1-hour webinar hosted by Virtual Mediation Lab and sponsored by…Continue
The New Competency Guidelines of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR professional society representing 285000 members, state that senior HR managers should be able “to mediate difficult employee relations…Continue
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 ACR (Association for Conflict Resolution) Chicago mediators and arbitrators will learn from Thomas Valenti and Giuseppe Leone how an online collaboration software like Zoom.us can add value to their practice.In addition,…Continue
Offered by Mediate BC (British Columbia) and Virtual Mediation Lab, this free 1-hour webinar is intended for parenting mediators who are looking for connections between practice and theory. You will:>> Explore how children are players (forming…Continue
British Columbia residents will soon be able to sidestep a physical courtroom and fight many small claims disputes online.Starting June 1, 2017 the Ministry of Justice says the Civil Resolution Tribunal will begin accepting small claims cases…Continue
Have you ever watched parties in a mediation struggle to hear what each other is saying, or even to get what you’re saying? What if the important things people were trying to say in your mediations were not evaporating into thin air? What if the…Continue
Summer Institute on Conflict Transformation across Borders, Quito-EcuadorCheck out this exciting opportunity for hands-on learning in Latin America this summer!…Continue
Virtual Mediation Lab, an online mediation project sponsored by ACR Hawaii, and Mediate BC, a not-for-profit organization that leads, promotes and facilitates mediation and other collaborative dispute resolution processes throughout the province of…Continue
The Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program, a part of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies in Creighton University's Graduate School, provides an interdisciplinary program leading to master's degrees and graduate certificates in negotiation and dispute resolution for students from a variety of fields as well as mid-career professionals.