Galtung on Trauma, Drama: What Does North Korea Really Want?


Sebastian Eck | Galtung Institut – TRANSCEND Media Service

13 Dec 2017



Prof. Johan Galtung, founder of Peace Studies, offers actionable nonviolent and dialogical solutions.

  • Get to know the three basic goals and motives of North Korea: What do they really want?
  • How can a peaceful nuclear disarmament take place?
  • What is the role of the US in the North Korean conflict and how can the USA help to transform this conflict formation?
  • Learn about the trauma of North Korea and the importance of their past for today.

Korea – The Twisting Road to Unification, a book by Galtung & Lee

Sebastian Eck is a member of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace Development  Environment, a “Personal Conflict Transformation Coach” and the resident Peace Journalist at the Galtung-Institut. His key topics of concern are ecology, environment and permaculture. He is currently working on interviewing TRANSCEND members for the Network. His special fields of interest are coaching & creating value for people, solving conflicts at the micro-level and permaculture as a crisis prevention measure.


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