Religion, Peace & Non-Violence: Catholicism as a case

Tilburg University

Learn firsthand how religion contributes equally to peace and war. In this one-week summer intensive you will learn to distinguish between several levels of non-violence, receive training in ‘value focused interviewing’, and conduct live interviews with international key-figures who promote non-violence worldwide.

Knowledge

This course gives you:

  • Knowledge and understanding of concepts of Just War, Just Peace and Non-Violence;
  • The ability to compare these concepts and seek for synthetic approaches;
  • Understanding of the way society and the state deal with aggression, violence and war;
  • Insights into the ways that a world religion can be understood as a factor of both violence and peace.

Skills

You will develop the skills needed to:

  • Conduct ‘value based interviews’ and assess the information you receive from those interviewed;
  • Present your findings to an audience comprised of professionals.

Details:

Location Tilburg, Netherlands
Period
8 Jul 2019 - 12 Jul 2019
Levels Bachelor / Undergraduate
Master / Graduate
Credits 2.0 ECTS
Program fee 500 EUR
Accommodation fee 300 EUR
Extra information about the fee:
- 10% early bird discount when registering before April 22nd, 2019
- 10% discount for students from partner universities*

*Combining discounts is not possible.
* Housing fee is not included
Application deadline 31 May 2019
Entry requirements:
- Bachelor’s and Master’s students interested in Ethics and Theology of War, Non-Violence and Peace and/or interest in the role of religion in international relations
- English proficiency (spoken and written) is required.

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