Netherlands, Tilburg

Religion, Peace & Non-Violence: Catholicism as a case

when 8 July 2019 - 12 July 2019
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 500

Learn firsthand how religion contributes equally to peace and war. In this 1-week summer intensive you will learn to distinguish between several levels of non-violence, receive training in ‘value focused interviewing’, and then do live interviews with key international figures who promote non-violence worldwide.

Course leader

Prof. dr. A.H.M. (Fred) van Iersel

Target group

Bachelor students of all disciplines interested in Ethics and Theology of War, Non-Violence and Peace and/or interest in the role of religion in international relations.

Course aim

•Knowledge and understanding of concepts of Just War, Just Peace and Non-Violence;
•The ability to compare these concepts and seek for synthetic approaches;
•Understanding of the way society and the state deal with aggression, violence and war;
•Insights into the ways that a world religion can be understood as a factor of both violence and peace.

You will develop the skills needed to:
•Conduct ‘value based interviews’ and assess the information you receive from those interviewed;
•Present your findings to an audience comprised of professionals.

Credits info

2 ECTS
Knowledge: this course gives you:
Knowledge and understanding of concepts of Just War, Just Peace and Non-Violence;
The ability to compare these concepts and seek for synthetic approaches;
Understanding of the way society and the state deal with aggression, violence and war;
Insights into the ways that a world religion can be understood as a factor of both violence and peace.

Skills: you will develop the skills needed to:
Conduct ‘value based interviews’ and assess the information you receive from those interviewed;
Present your findings to an audience comprised of professionals.

Fee info

EUR 500: Course fee: €500

- 10% early bird discount when registering before the 1st of April
- 10% discount for students from partner universities*

*Combining discounts is not possible.

Scholarships

No scholarships available.

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