ICG report on The Regional Stakes of Soured Israeli-Jordanian Relations

A timely report from ICG analyst and Kelman Institute affiliate Ofer Zalzberg. The quarter-century mark of the Israeli-Jordanian peace treaty has passed with little fanfare, as key constituencies in both countries question its core premises. The Trump administration’s policies and peace plan sharpen doubts. Reviving the 1994 deal’s spirit is important for Israel, Jordan and […]

New Book on Trans-border Tourism and Peace in the Alps-Adria Region

In their new book, Werner Wintersteiner (Board member of the Kelman Institute) and Cordula Wohlmuther, highlight the role of tourism for a culture of peace in the border region of Austria, Italy and Slovenia. Focussing on three “paths of peace” along former front lines of World War I, the authors stimulate the debate on war and peace in […]

Nonformal Dialogues in National Peacemaking

The United State Institute of Peace has just published a major report by Derek Brown. Derek Brown is Co-Director of the Peace Appeal Foundation. The report, entitled “Nonformal Dialogues in National Peacemaking: Complementary Approaches” can be accessed online here.

Blog on Dialogue and Conflict Resolution in Ukraine

The Kelman Institute would like to draw attention to a new blog on Dialogue and Conflict Resolution in Ukraine (in German only). The blog provides information and articles on the topic. Besides, it also announces relevant events (in Austria).

Newsletter #1/2016

Our first newsletter was sent out yesterday, November 3rd, 2016. You might read it online here, or open the attached file!

Volume by Herbert C. Kelman newly published with Routledge!

“Resolving Deep-Rooted Conflicts. Essays on the Theory and Practice of Interactive Problem-Solving”, by Herbert C. Kelman, edited by Werner Wintersteiner and Wilfried Graf (2017: Routledge). This book is a collection of articles and essays by Professor Herbert C. Kelman, a leading figure in the conflict resolution community and one of the most influential peace researchers. Focusing […]

Interview with board member Prof. Birckenbach

Interviewed about the conflict in the Middle East by the German Zeitschrift für Konfliktmanagement, Prof. Hanne-Margret Birckenbach (board member of the HKI) stated that alternative approaches to resolving the conflict in the Middle East were dearly needed. Amongst others, she proposed that mediation and support for dialogue projects should be stepped up by donors. Referring to the migratory […]

Recommendations from the 2015 NYC Conference “Searching for a Global Peace and Security Architecture for the 21st Century”

A Report prepared by the Herbert C. Kelman Institute for Interactive Conflict Transformation based on the results of the workshop “A Global Architecture for Peace and Security” held in NYC on 28-29 September, 2015 and organized by the Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership, in cooperation with the Kelman Institute and the International Crisis Group. […]

New Visions and Strategies for a Sustainable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

New Visions and Strategies for a Sustainable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The need for creative approaches to resolving the protracted Israeli-Palestinian conflict has never been more urgent. Traditional approaches to a Two State solution have not been adequate to the task. Yet a One State solution approach leaves many significant issues unresolved, in particular questions of citizenship and equality under the law. Over the course of […]

A Report from the Harvard Conference 2014 “The Transformation of Intractable Conflicts”

From 27th to 29th March 2014, the conference on “The Transformation of Intractable Conflicts. Perspectives and Challenges for Interactive Problem Solving” was held at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at the Harvard University. The Centre for Peace Research and Peace Education (ZFF) and the Herbert C. Kelman Institute for Interactive Conflict Transformation Vienna/Jerusalem were the joint […]

EUNIC Yearbook 2012/2013 Culture Report – Culture and Conflict

EUNIC Yearbook 2012/2013 Culture Report - Culture and Conflict

Culture and conflict: challenges for Europe’s foreign policy published by: EUNIC, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen and the Robert Bosch Foundation, in coop. with the British Council, the French Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. – Stuttgart: ifa, 2013. – 236 S. – (Culture report; Vol. 5) (EUNIC yearbook; 2012/2013). Although a […]

“Failed States – Staatsaufbau als Konfliktprävention” (2012)

"Failed States - Staatsaufbau als Konfliktprävention" (2012)

Failed States Staatsaufbau als Konfliktprävention herausgegeben von Ritzer, Werther-Pietsch mit einem Beitrag von Graf, Kramer, Ernstbrunner Globale Auswirkungen bewaffneter Konflikte, struktureller Gewalt und schwacher Staatlichkeit verlangen nach globalen Antworten. Eine Reihe von zivilen und militärischen Akteuren engagiert sich in sogenannten „failed states“ – von Stabilisierung, Konflikttransformation und Peacebuilding bis hin zum Aufbau staatlicher Strukturen. Kann […]

Buchpräsentation Kärnten liegt am Meer

Buchpräsentation Kärnten liegt am Meer

06. Juni 2012 Am 06. Juni 2012 wurde in der Buchhandlung Heyn in Klagenfurt das Buch Kärnten liegt am Meer – Konfliktgeschichte/n über Trauma, Macht und Identität vor versammelter Presse vorgestellt. Der Direktor des Herbert C. Kelman Institutes, Dr. Wolfgang Petritsch, hat zusammen mit dem geschäftsführenden Direktor Dr. Wilfried Graf zu Fragen zum Buch und […]

Buchpräsentation Strategie und Sicherheit 2012

Buchpräsentation Strategie und Sicherheit 2012

15 June 2012 Am 15. Juni wurde im Presseclub Concordia das Buch Strategie und Sicherheit – Der Gestaltungsspielraum der österreichischen Sicherheitspolitik der Öffentlichkeit präsentiert. Der geschäftsführende Direktor des Herbert C Kelman Institutes, Dr. Wilfried Graf, hat zusammen mit Prof. Dr. Werner Wintersteiner mit folgendem Artikel dazu beigetragen: Österreichs Beiträge zu internationaler ziviler Konfliktbearbeitung. Für eine […]