How Do You Define Peace? — Johan Galtung

TRANSCEND VIDEOS, 22 Apr 2024

The Stream | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service

Is the USA global dominance in decline? Discussing the future of geopolitics with the father of Peace Studies, Prof. Johan Galtung. Interview from 26 Apr 2012

[Notice that YouTube files this video under Age-Restricted as if the subject of PEACE were some sort of pornography not suited for minors, although it is an Adult Content–more to the point, Responsible Adult Content; understandable, as most, if not all, present (proxy)wars trace right back to the US empire. YouTube provides its answer to the first question above: YES. — TMS Editor]

 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 was 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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