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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].
Dialog: Conflict Intervention in a Divided Nation
In the polarized political and social environment characterizing the United States at this point in time, how can conflict specialists best contribute to constructive conflict engagement?
ADRHub is pleased to introduce a new online dialogue featuring two of the most experienced mediators in our field, Gail Bingham and Bernie Mayer. Follow the conversation – and feel welcome to join in.
Creighton University's Negotiation & Conflict Resolution Program - Annual Report
The NCR Program has had a wonderful year in 2016-2017, full of learning, activity and accomplishments! Check it out here
In “Closing the Gap: Using Dispute Systems Design to Integrate Advance Care Planning in a Latino Community,” Prof. Jackie Font explores the role of conflict specialists in end-of-life care and decisionmaking through designing culturally sensitive dispute systems. Read the article here
Contact Theory - the assumption that the more individuals and groups come into contact with one another, the more prejudice will be reduced - is at the heart of a great deal of work in the conflict field. In this article, John Davido, Angelika Love, Fabian Schellhaas, and Miles Hewston survey what we know, and what we remains to be learned, about Contact Theory.
Mediators showing hostility towards parties? While the notion of doing so might be controversial, a recent research project conducted by Tina Zhang, Francesca Gino and Michael Norton suggests that it can sometimes serve the purpose of bringing parties together.
Call for Papers
The Journal of Dispute Resolution has just issued an expedited call for papers relating to a "virtual symposium" that will be published in its next issue. This year’s topic is “Dispute Resolution and Political Polarization.” The symposium seeks to generate high-level discussions of how dispute resolution processes and principles might be used to address the difficulties associated with contemporary political discussion and debate, both nationally and internationally. Although the pieces should be scholarly in nature, the journal hopes that the short format will encourage quick and innovative responses to pressing contemporary problems.
Because this is a last-minute replacement for a contributor who has dropped out, the deadline is tight: September 1, 2017. However, the editors believe the deadline is do-able, given the relatively short length of the articles.
If you are interested, please submit your paper to the Journal of Dispute Resolution by email at firstname.lastname@example.org Please put VIRTUAL SYMP SUBMISSION in the re: line to distinguish your message from others. You can also direct any inquiries to the same email address. Again, the deadline is September 1, 2017. Papers should not have been previously published elsewhere. For more on the Journal of Dispute Resolution and to see recent issues, go to http://law.missouri.edu/journal/submissions/
Check out this opportunity for a funded PhD focusing on state courts and society
ODR in the EU - Rita Papaimitriou - Cyberweek, October 2016
Engaging Civil Society in Peacemaking - Suzanne Ghais - August 2017
Check out this webinar and its description here
On August 2, 2017 Suzanne Ghais Ph.D. presented a free 1-hour webinar sponsored by the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) International Section. ACR is a professional organization dedicated to enhancing the practice and public understanding…Continue
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
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.