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Religion and Conflict Transformation

Application Deadline
31st March 2024
27th May 2024
31st May 2024
5 afternoons CET
Skill level
1'100 CHF

Examples such as Northern Ireland, Indonesia, Iraq, Mali, Syria and Myanmar show that religion plays an important role in many violent conflicts around the world today. This course provides participants with practical knowledge about methods and tools of conflict transformation focusing on conflicts with a religious dimension as well as on the roles of different actors in these contexts. The course work will be interactive and focused on Myanmar, Nigeria and a case from the US which will be looked at in-depth.


In this course you will:
- gain an understanding of concepts and key terms regarding religion related to peace and conflict
- study how religions can drive conflict and promote peace
- explore conflicts with a religious dimension through case studies
- learn about approaches that address conflicts with a religious dimension and familiarize yourself with a conflict analysis tool designed for conflicts with religious dimensions
- look into the roles religiously motivated actors play in conflict areas
- become part of a network that deals critically with questions about religion, peace and conflict.


This course is designed for:

professionals who would like to learn more about religion as a factor in conflict
practitioners and academics interested in bridging their own experiences with current conceptual insights and practical knowledge

Is this course designed for you? If unsure, do not hesitate to contact us for counseling.

Kasernenhof 8 4058 Basel Switzerland

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  • Civilian peacekeeping and accompaniment
  • Conflict analysis
  • Conflict management & conflict resolution
  • Religion
Languages English
Evaluation Confirmation of Participation
Target Audience
  • Civil servants in governments
  • General public
  • NGO staff
  • Women
  • Social workers
  • Journalists
  • Lecture
  • Case Study
  • Role-play
  • Methods for Reflection
No of Participants 25
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  • Confirmation of Participation
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