INRPB - COURSE 01Certificate Course in Conflict Transformation Duration : 16th October, 2017– 21st October, 2017 (Intense Course) 28th October, 2017 – 9th December, 2017 (only on Saturdays). 9.00 am – 2.00 pm Resource Persons : Dr. Joe William (Course In-Charge) Dr. Jehan Perera Mr. Cesar Villanueva (Philippines) Pre-requisites : G.C.E. (A/L) cum adequate use of English Course Content Conflict Transformation from the transcend perspective and teachings of John Paul Ledrach. Transforming mediation Reconciliation as a paradigm Non-violent communication Transitional Justice Cultural literacy and peace Conflict sensitivity and ‘Do not harm’ Reflecting on Peace Practices Gender and Peace Conflict history of Sri Lanka and Peace-Talks Learning Outcomes By the end of this course the participants will be able to illustrate creative conflict transformation from transcendental perspective. demonstrate the practice of effective conflict transformation methods such as transformative mediation, non-violent communication and reflecting on peace practices as a peacebuilding tool. explain the different concepts of reconciliation and its different practices. analyse, synthesize and apply conflict and reconciliation experiences and theories to the contextual dynamics of personal and organizational conflict. Method of Teaching and Learning Structured learning experiences, discussions, visual-aids and presentations, synthesis lecture. Assessment/Evaluation Orals on case analysis, defence and class presentation Recommended Reading Galtung, Johan. Transcend and Transform: An Introduction to Conflict Work. London: Pluto Press, 2004. Lederach, J. P. The Little Book of Conflict Transformation. PA: Good Books, 2003. Kahane, A. Solving Tough Problems: An Open Way of Talking, Listening, and Creating New Realities. CA: Berrett-Koehler, 2007. Rosenberg, Marshall. Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life. CA: Puddledancer Press, 2003. Schreiter, Robert. The Ministry of Reconciliation: Spirituality and Strategies. Maryknoll: Orbis Press, 1998.