NYT Book Review: “College”, by Andrew Delbanco

Dear friends,

this book is from 2012, but it still caught my attention: Michael S. Roth’s NYT review of the book

COLLEGE – What It Was, Is, and Should Be

By Andrew Delbanco

229 pp. Princeton University Press. $24.95.

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International ICT Seagulls Project

Dear friends,

please have a look at the proposal by our friend Hayal Köksal, copied below.

With kind regards,


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NYC-DR Roundtable Breakfast with Michael Murphy: Compassionate Communication

The Association for Conflict Resolution
of Greater New York
The CUNY Dispute Resolution Center at John Jay College


NYC-DR Roundtable Breakfast

NOTE: This breakfast will take place on 

January 9th, the second Thursday of the month.

Compassionate Communication… Continue reading

AMARC condemns ruling on 377 in India, calls on members to rally behind the right to identity

Dear friends,

thank you for taking attention of the following AMARC Press Release:



AMARC condemns ruling on 377 in India, calls on members to rally behind the right to identity

December 18, 2013, Kathmandu. The World Association… Continue reading

Presentation by E. Lindner: How are dignity and humiliation relevant in our lives, our societies, and for the United Nations

The UN Interagency Framework Team for Preventive Action cordially invites you

to a brown bag lunch event on:

How are dignity and humiliation relevant in our

Lives,  our societies, and for the United Nations?


Tuesday, 26 November 2013

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Roundtable Breakfast, NYC, Dec. 5: Urban Peacemaking – The Red Hook Community Justice Experience in Brooklyn

Forwarded from the NYC-DR Listserve:


Dear Members of the NYC-DR Listserve,

We would like to let you know about our upcoming event:

Roundtable Breakfast – Urban Peacemaking: The Red Hook Community Justice Experience in Brooklyn

to take place at… Continue reading

Invitation to Nov. 18 Event: Violence, Identity, and Self-Determination: Narratives of Conflict From the Kashmir Valley

4:15 Monday 18 Nov
Bryn Mawr College BYC 239

Sramana Majumdar
Senior Research Fellow
Department of Psychology
Jamia Millia Islamia
New Delhi, India
Fulbright Visiting Research Fellow
Hiatt School of Psychology
Clark University

Sponsored by Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict

In Loving Memory: The Rev. Norman Eddy, a Minister in East Harlem, a Beacon of Dignity, Dies at 93

By Paul Vitello – Published in the New York Times: June 30, 2013

The Rev. Norman Eddy, a Yale-educated minister from Connecticut who settled in a blighted East Harlem neighborhood in 1951 and helped start a pioneering drug treatment program,… Continue reading

TODAY: Amazonia nossa terra – Amazon Our Land

Dear friends

We invite you to participate in the launch of the CD ‘Amazon Our Land’ by the young artists from the band ‘Backyard Drums’, from the project Rivers of Meeting, this Saturday from 7pm onwards, in the Afro-Indigenous community… Continue reading

A Reflection on Boston: Protection through Connection and Collaboration

A Letter to the Editor of the Boston Globe newspaper:

Undaunted by horror, heartbreak, and ominous uncertainty, the people of Boston stood strong. In their race against terror, Boston showed us how courage through connection and collaboration can be our… Continue reading