Advocacy and Activism - The advent of the Internet, an increased emphasis on globalism and the proliferation of network theory...
Collaborative Governance - Collaboration is an essential tool in an increasingly interconnected world. We examine how collaborative govern...
Environmental Collaboration and Conflicts - The rapid growth of industry and the intense competition for natural resources have brought...
International and Intra-state Conflicts - We strive to understand the transformation of largescale destructive conflicts involving...
REMINDER the Ninth Annual E-PARCC Teaching Case and Simulation Competition deadline is February 15th. The
Ninth Annual E-PARCC Competition, which provides online resources for those who teach collaborative public management, networks and public management, collaborative governance, and collaborative problem solving around the world. 2/1/16
Call for Papers for the 3rd International Conference on Democratic Governance. The purpose of the 3rd International Conference on Democratic Governance is to explore the various dimensions – political, economic, social, spiritual, and cultural – needed to advance and sustain democratic governance in the developing world. 1/19/16
Elman quoted in article about Israeli protests. Miriam Elman, PARCC research director for International and Intra-state Conflict, was quoted by The Jewish Week
in a story titled “Attacking BDS From The Left." 1/14/16
Call for Proposals. PARCC will partner with The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research to hold an interdisciplinary conference in September 2016. Faculty and advanced Ph.D. students are encouraged to submit 1-2 page proposals on all types of “intractable conflicts” and their transformation (international, national or local) and/or conceptual and theoretical ways of addressing such conflicts. 1/12/16
Kriesberg contributes to Perpetual Peace Project project.
Louis Kriesberg, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Maxwell Professor Emeritus of Social Conflict Studies, and founding director of the Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts (PARC), was asked to comment on Kant’s Third Article, which argues for the abolition of standing armies. 1/11/16
Conflict Resolution Quarterly Special Issue Honoring Christina Merchant. PARCC Director,
Catherine Gerard and
Rosemary O’Leary Professor, Public Administration, University of Kansas are co-editors of a special issue of CRQ . The issue honors the contributions of Christina Merchant, Maxwell Professor of Practice who died in 2013. Articles were written by friends, colleagues, and leading scholars in areas where Chris practiced, wrote, and taught. 12/10/15
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