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CSOP Participant Profile – Lisa-Marie Hasiuk

by  //  Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ 11:30 AM  //  News, Profiles

By Jonathan Dyck The CSOP Grows Community of Peacebuilders “There are not a lot of opportunities like this in the world, where you can have people from all over the world who are all passionate about the same thing,” says Lisa-Marie Hasiuk. Like a lot of students at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP), Hasiuk […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Carol McNaughton

by  //  Thursday, March 7, 2019 @ 4:56 PM  //  News, Profiles

by Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe Peacebuilding across borders Travel inspires young peacebuilder to attend the CSOP Carol McNaughton spent a semester in South Africa with Outtatown, Canadian Mennonite University’s (CMU) discipleship program, and has dedicated herself to peacebuilding ever since. “I did Outtatown right after high school and that kind of sucked me into the Mennonite world […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Andrea De Avila

by  //  Wednesday, February 20, 2019 @ 11:15 AM  //  News, Profiles

by Jonathan Dyck From Mexico to America to Canada: Trauma and Pastoring “I found out about CSOP (Canadian School of Peacebuilding) through CMU (Canadian Mennonite University) and everyone I knew. They all said it was a great program,” Andrea De Avila says. Andrea De Avila’s life story begins in Mexico. “I grew up as a […]

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Strangers in This World: Multireligious Reflections on Immigration

by  //  Thursday, December 6, 2018 @ 11:40 AM  //  Resources

By Hussam S. Timani (Author, Editor), Allen G. Jorgenson (Editor), Alexander Y. Hwang (Editor) With a chapter by Ray Aldred Immigration is one of the most hotly debated topics today. But, the question involves more than politics and emotion; it includes such critical issues as law, justice, human rights, human dignity, and freedom. Strangers in […]

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A Future Beyond Growth: Towards a steady state economy

by  //  Thursday, December 6, 2018 @ 11:39 AM  //  Resources

By Haydn Washington (Editor) and Paul Twomey (Editor) With a chapter by James Magnus-Johnston There is a fundamental denial at the centre of why we have an environmental crisis – a denial that ignores that endless physical growth on a finite planet is impossible. Nature provides the ecosystem services that support our civilisation, thus making […]

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The Oxford Handbook of Applied Ethnomusicology

by  //  Thursday, December 6, 2018 @ 11:38 AM  //  Resources

By Svanibor Pettan (Editor) and Jeff Todd Titon (Editor) Applied studies scholarship has triggered a not-so-quiet revolution in the discipline of ethnomusicology. The current generation of applied ethnomusicologists has moved toward participatory action research, involving themselves in musical communities and working directly on their behalf. The essays in The Oxford Handbook of Applied Ethnomusicology, edited […]

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Occupying Political Science: The Occupy Wall Street Movement from New York to the World

by  //  Thursday, December 6, 2018 @ 11:37 AM  //  Resources

By Emily Welty (Editor), Matthew Bolton (Editor), Meghana Nayak (Editor), Christopher Malone (Editor) Occupying Political Science is a collection of critical essays by New York based scholars, researchers, and activists, which takes an unconventional look at the Occupy Wall Street movement through concepts found in the field of political science. Both normative and descriptive in […]

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Citizenship: Paul on Peace and Politics

by  //  Thursday, December 6, 2018 @ 11:37 AM  //  Resources

By Gordon Zerbe In this stimulating collection of essays, Zerbe offers “a revisiting of Paul’s theological vision and practical activism around the theme of citizenship." The chapters in the book are organized according to the citizenship themes of loyalty, mutuality, and security. Essays in the first section, "loyalty," draw attention to the fundamental personal and […]

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International Social Development: Canadian Social Work Experiences and Perspectives

by  //  Thursday, December 6, 2018 @ 11:36 AM  //  Resources

By Tuula Heinonen (Editor), Julie Drolet (Editor) With a chapter by Ray Vander Zaag This edited collection offers a range of the current theoretical concepts and perspectives that shape international social development today. Utilizing examples from actual social workers in regions such as Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America, International Social Development brings together scholars […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Iryna Dehtiarova

by  //  Wednesday, May 9, 2018 @ 8:06 AM  //  News, Profiles

by Alison Ralph CSOP gives Ukrainian peacebuilder tools to help those affected by war Conflict in Ukraine led Iryna Dehtiarova to the 2017 Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP). “The war started three years ago, and people have experienced so much trauma,” says Dehtiarova, who works as a project coordinator for health, education and now peace […]

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