Articles by Erika Degortes

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(Italiano) Johan Galtung Lectio Magistralis a Brescia
Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2018

Johan Galtung, che recentemente ha compiuto 87 anni, dimostra questo principio ogni giorno della sua vita, forte della sua inflessibile autodisciplina intellettuale e di 60 anni di dedizione professionale per la trasformazione dei conflitti. La sua biografia è intensa e interessante ma qui vorrei giusto ricordare 3 episodi.

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The Best Pharmacist
Submitted by Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Jun 2017

A woman enters a pharmacy and asks for poison.

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Beers
Submitted by Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Jun 2017

After the Great Britain Beer Festival in London, all the brewery presidents decided to go out for a beer.

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(Italiano) Il futuro della Nigeria
Erika Degortes intervista Noo Saro-Wiwa – Centro Studi Sereno Regis, 17 Oct 2016

Coloro che conoscono la sua storia potrebbero aspettarsi un libro di lamentela o in cui domina l’atteggiamento di evidenziare il marcio. In realtà, il libro mostra come attraverso la conoscenza cresce l’empatia e anche i traumi del passato possono essere superati.

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Nigeria’s Future: An Interview with Noo Saro-Wiwa about Her New Book
Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2016

The book offers much more than just a report of a five-month journey around her homeland (for long time seen as the repository of all her resentment); it brings a new perspective of Nigeria itself, offering the portrait of a Country whose beauty and variety become evident. Talking about the past, mentioning unsolved conflict, honestly showing the reader the present challenges and imagining a future for Africa’s most populous Country.

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A Tribute to Prof. Johan Galtung’s 85th Birthday
Erika Degortes and Naakow Grant-Hayford – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Oct 2015

We are here not to offer you a gift dear Johan, but to celebrate the gift you have given to all those interested in bringing about peace as a sociological and as a political responsibility in our multipolar and multicultural world.

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TRANSCEND General Assembly in Germany, 16-18 Aug, 2013
Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Jun 2013

Usually our general meeting occurs every two years. However, this year marks the 20th anniversary of TRANSCEND International so we decided to get together for our General Assembly one year earlier. The Venue will be the Galtung-Institut for Peace Theory and Peace Practice in Grenzach-Wyhlen, Germany, 15 minutes by train/bus from Basel-Switzerland.

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TRANSCEND General Assembly in Germany, 16-18 Aug, 2013
Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 May 2013

Usually our general meeting occurs every two years. However, this year marks the twentieth anniversary of TRANSCEND International and we decided to get together for our TRANSCEND General Assembly one year earlier. The Venue that will host us will be the Galtung-Institut for Peace Theory and Peace Practice in Grenzach-Wyhlen, Germany, 5 minutes by train from Basel-Switzerland.

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Transcend Peace University Online Courses
Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Peace University, 4 Mar 2013

All-online courses on peace, conflict transformation, mediation, peace education, nonviolence and more. TRANSCEND Peace University (TPU) is pleased to announce its call for applications for the academic year 2013: Certificate Online Courses – First Term of 2013: March 12th – May 30th

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Transcend Peace University Online Courses
Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Peace University, 25 Feb 2013

All-online courses on peace, conflict transformation, mediation, peace education, nonviolence and more. TRANSCEND Peace University (TPU) is pleased to announce its call for applications for the academic year 2013: Certificate Online Courses – First Term of 2013: March 12th – May 30th

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Transcend Peace University Online Courses
Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Peace University, 18 Feb 2013

All-online courses on peace, conflict transformation, mediation, peace education, nonviolence and more. TRANSCEND Peace University (TPU) is pleased to announce its call for applications for the academic year 2013: Certificate Online Courses – First Term of 2013: March 12th – May 30th

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Transcend Peace University Online Courses
Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Peace University, 11 Feb 2013

All-online courses on peace, conflict transformation, mediation, peace education, nonviolence and more. TRANSCEND Peace University (TPU) is pleased to announce its call for applications for the academic year 2013: Certificate Online Courses – First Term of 2013: March 12th – May 30th

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TRANSCEND Peace University Online Courses – 2012
Erika Degortes - TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Sep 2012

12-Week All-Online Courses

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TRANSCEND Peace University
Erika Degortes - TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Sep 2012

– ONLINE and ONSITE COURSES September 2012

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TRANSCEND Peace University – Summer 2012 Online Courses
Erika Degortes, TPU Courses Secretary, 25 Jun 2012

Term: July 16th – August 31st 2012. Six-Week All-Online Courses.

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Italy: A Portrait
Erika Degortes and Johan Galtung, 25 Jun 2012

For quite some time now reading Italian newspapers or listening to news and radio broadcasts turned into an insult not only to information itself but to all Italians. National television channels are literally monopolized by football and all kinds of weather apocalyptic scenarios. In Italy the system of censorship is very sophisticated: they just talk about anything else, the discourse goes astray.

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A Model for Macropolitical Crisis Prevention? The Rhodes Dialogue of Civilizations
Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Oct 2011

It should be possible to respond to economic and social changes and it should be made able for civilizations to cope with them locally. The World Public Forum identified the “Dialogue of Civilizations” itself as a possible approach to the current economic crisis, as well as conflict resolution models, as proposed by Prof. Galtung among others, as a method to develop a new growth and distribution model that would act as an alternative to the current ones.

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