Meet Antonio C. S. Rosa: Pioneer in Peace Journalism
TRANSCEND VIDEOS, 8 Jan 2018
Sebastian Eck, Antonio C. S. Rosa | Galtung Institut – TRANSCEND Media Service
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Antonio Carlos da Silva Rosa, born 1946, is founder-editor of the pioneering Peace Journalism website, TRANSCEND Media Service-TMS (from 2008), an assistant to Prof. Johan Galtung, Secretary of the International Board of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace Development Environment, and recipient of the Psychologists for Social Responsibility’s 2017 Anthony J. Marsella Prize for the Psychology of Peace and Social Justice. He completed the required coursework for a Ph.D. in Political Science-Peace Studies (1994), has a Masters in Political Science-International Relations (1990), and a B.A. in Communication (1988) from the University of Hawai’i. Originally from Brazil, he lives presently in Porto, Portugal. Antonio was educated in the USA where he lived for 20 years; in Europe-India since 1994. Books: Transcender e Transformar: Uma Introdução ao Trabalho de Conflitos (from Johan Galtung, translation to Portuguese, 2004); Peace Journalism: 80 Galtung Editorials on War and Peace (2010, editor); Cobertura de Conflitos: Jornalismo para a Paz (from Johan Galtung, Jake Lynch & Annabel McGoldrick, translation to Portuguese, 2010). TMS articles by Antonio HERE. Videos HERE and HERE.
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 in Grenzach, Germany. 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.
Tags: Antonio C. S. Rosa, Johan Galtung, Media, Peace Journalism, Solutions
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Wonderful interview. Antonio speaks from his heart about conflict resolution and peace.
I had met him in August in Porto and it is gratifying to hear him again.
I learned so much about Mr. Rosa!! Thank you!! He is doing great work and has supported my development as someone who wants to work toward the same goals as Transcend. He is a great person!
Dear Ravi and Daniel, most kind of you. Thanks for your remarks and for taking the time.