Five Steps to a Peace Process’ with a view to encourage peace, harmony and understanding between peoples of any and all ethnicity, origin, religion or worldview. Importantly, it helps to demonstrate how our collective memories of the past influence our present identities in how we tell and live our lives.
Memory. Trauma. Peacebuilding. What are the effective approaches to enable individuals and groups to break away from the hold of traumatic memories? .. What kind of structural processes must be in place in order to engage in healing of memories .. How can individuals have healthier conceptions of their group identities that do not involve making potential enemies of the other.
Leading thinkers and activists from many peacemaking and reconciliation organizations gathered in Birmingham. the Charter for Forgiveness and Reconciliation deliberations looked at some key questions and critical issues such as the role for forgiveness within the contexts of justice, reconciliation and peace-building.
Healing, Forgiveness, Reconciliation. These concepts are often used interchangeably in discussions, for example about post-conflict peacebuilding. The distinctions between the terms is not clear by nuance, how they relate to each-other, and how such relationships are played out in the dynamic of interventions towards peace.
The objective of the conference was to explore and imagine ‘development as if humans matter’ and see an alternative development path for the province of Central Kalimantan.
Rwanda event was to explore the psychological roots of violence in recent Rwanda, and to identify new modalities of healing, reconciliation and forgiveness, between both individuals and groups.
Symposium concerned with a common platform or framework for understanding the positive contributions of religions towards spirituality.
The book, Redefining Religious Education – Spirituality for Human Flourishing is a product of the Symposium.
This book is a unique collection of interdisciplinary articles that argue for religious education to be directed primarily towards the spiritual insofar as it is part of a flourishing human life. The articles address this issue from the perspectives of theory, different religious traditions and innovative teaching and learning practices.
The Conference explored the innovative psycho-social approaches to addressing the deeper roots of violence. The goal was to establish constructive relations between the people and communities in present-day Lebanon.
The Museum is intended to be a shared space for dialogue and understanding between people from different faith communities as well as for people of no religion or faith. It will serve as an educational resource for learners of all ages, and provide an opportunity for individuals to explore the part that religion plays in contemporary life.
proposal is to establish a world-class Museum of World Religions in Birmingham.