Wednesday 19 June Violent resistance in times of war – or not?

Violent resistance in times of war – or not?


How do people make choices tabout using violence or not in times of war? One brother in Northern Ireland becomes the head of an armed group, the other works for peaceful coexistence within their community. Since 2008, Fleur Ravensbergen has been mediating in war zones. She speaks to people who are often both perpetrators and victims, those who are responsible for violence as well as for protecting the interests of their group or who fight hard for peace.

How do these people make their choices in times of war and what would you do?
– Who fights along, who goes the extra mile, wh…

How do people make choices tabout using violence or not in times of war? One brother in Northern Ireland becomes the head of an armed group, the other works for peaceful coexistence within their community. Since 2008, Fleur Ravensbergen has been mediating in war zones. She speaks to people who are often both perpetrators and victims, those who are responsible for violence as well as for protecting the interests of their group or who fight hard for peace.

How do these people make their choices in times of war and what would you do?
– Who fights along, who goes the extra mile, who resists, who turns the other cheek? What does history and science say about this? And can this help us to stay close to our beliefs when it really matters? Based on stories from her experience as a peace mediator around the world, and also with the help of insights from science, we explore this question in the lecture.

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  • Wednesday the 19th of june 2024 from 19:30 to 21:00

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  • Free

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