Nationalism and Migration in Relation to Peace


Johan Galtung | Univ. of Antwerp – TRANSCEND Media Service

21 April 2016

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Johan Galtung at the University of Antwerp (Belgium)

Johan Galtung (°1930, Oslo) is the founder of the discipline of peace studies. He established the International Peace Research Institute Oslo, Oslo (1959), the forerunner of many similar research centers. He also set up the Journal of Peace Research and founded TRANSCEND-A Peace Development Environment Network.

His work has a unique imprint on many scholarly disciplines; it is a combination of systematic scientific inquiry and a Gandhian ethics of peaceful means and harmony. His many honorary doctorates and distinctions do not restrain him from being active and committed.

Johan Galtung, a professor of peace studies, dr hc mult, is founder of TRANSCEND International and rector of TRANSCEND Peace University. He was awarded among others the 1987 Right Livelihood Award, known as the Alternative Nobel Peace Prize. Galtung has mediated in over 150 conflicts in more than 150 countries, and written more than 170 books on peace and related issues, 96 as the sole author. More than 40 have been translated to other languages, including 50 Years-100 Peace and Conflict Perspectives published by TRANSCEND University Press. His book, Transcend and Transform, was translated to 25 languages. He has published more than 1700 articles and book chapters and over 500 Editorials for TRANSCEND Media Service. More information about Prof. Galtung and all of his publications can be found at

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