Johan Galtung on the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

TRANSCEND VIDEOS, 25 Mar 2024

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Johan Galtung (24 Oct 1930 – 17 Feb 2024), widely considered the “Father of Peace and Conflict Studies,” was a Norwegian sociologist and mathematician. He taught around the world, helped found many institutions dedicated to building peace, and been honored with the Right Livelihood Award among others. He served on the advisory board of Envision Peace Museum.

Johan Galtung (24 Oct 1930 – 17 Feb 2024), a professor of peace studies, dr hc mult, was the founder of TRANSCEND International, TRANSCEND Media Service, and rector of TRANSCEND Peace University. He has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize numerous times and was awarded among others the 1987 Right Livelihood Award, known as the Alternative NPP. 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 transcend.org/galtung

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