The Hyper-Polarization Challenge to the Conflict Resolution Field: A Joint BI/CRQ Discussion
BI and the Conflict Resolution Quarterly invite you to participate in an online exploration of what those with conflict and peacebuilding expertise can do to help defend liberal democracies and encourage them live up to their ideals.
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|Helen Chauncey explores the similarities between transformative mediation and their coexistence work.|
|Ray Shonholtz describes the San Francisco Community Boards which use what is essentially a transformative mediation process, though the began their work long before that term was invented.|
|Silke Hansen talks about how parties' increased understanding of the other side's perspective can transform conflict dynamics.|
|Silke Hansen talks about how the mediation process can change parties' relationships, which is of primary importance in transformation mediation.|
|Susan Dearborn suggests that when people with similar values disagree over an issue, it may be useful to highlight their common principles.|
|Roy Lewicki describes how frames can be transformative.|
|Andrea Strimling, Commissioner, International ADR, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, describes teaching a course for young adults in South Africa in which art and music proved a powerful means to create dialogue.|