2019

CSOP Participant Profile – Zina Hamu

by  //  Tuesday, February 11, 2020 @ 2:57 PM  //  News, Profiles

By Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe Yazidi student finds hope in sharing stories at CSOP When Zina Hamu entered the classroom for Trauma, Peacebuilding, and Resilience – Level 1, the course she was taking at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) last June, she walked in with a very personal perspective. Hamu, 23, is a survivor of the […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Yousuf Abdulaziz

by  //  Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @ 6:00 PM  //  News, Profiles

By Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe International human rights worker finds professional development at CSOP Yousuf Abdulaziz is no stranger to peacebuilding and human rights work. He has worked for the International Committee of the Red Cross, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), and Save the Children in the Central African Republic. Abdulaziz, 42, is originally from Sudan but moved […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Brooke Nagle and Lenora Yarkie

by  //  Thursday, January 9, 2020 @ 11:33 AM  //  News, Profiles

By Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe A community of change-makers Connecting with peacebuilders at CSOP empowering and inspiring Before Brooke Nagle and Lenora Yarkie were even finished their 2019 Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) courses, they had already chosen their course for next year’s session. “This is our third year at CSOP,” says Nagle. “I’ve gotten a lot […]

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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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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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