2014 Canadian School of Peacebuilding

June 16, 2014 - June 20, 2014


Canadian Mennonite University

2014 Canadian School of Peacebuilding

Come this summer to learn with peacebuilders – local and international, young and old, students, practitioners, and those new to peacebuilding – at the sixth annual Canadian School of Peacebuilding.  We invite you to participate in your choice of five-day courses for personal inspiration, professional development, or academic credit.  You can apply now at http://csop.cmu.ca/index.php/registration/.The sixth annual Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP), a program of Canadian Mennonite University (CMU), will be held in Winnipeg, MB, June 16 -20 and 23-27, 2014.  Two 5-day sessions, each with three or four courses running concurrently, will be offered for training or for academic credit.  The CSOP is designed to be an environment characterized by (a) education for peace and justice, (b) learning through thinking and doing, (c) generous hospitality and radical dialogue, and (d) the modeling of invitational community.  The Canadian School of Peacebuilding is for people from all faiths, countries and identity groups.

Registration is now available at http://csop.cmu.ca/index.php/registration/.  More information is available at csop.cmu.ca or by e-mailing [email protected].  Please pass this on to anyone you think might be interested.

We are delighted to again be able to offer courses taught by expert and engaging instructorswho are committed to peace work. We hope you will consider joining us.

 Jarem Sawatsky and Valerie Smith

Co-Directors, Canadian School of Peacebuilding


Session I: June 16-20


Peace Skills Practice

Instructors: Natasha Mohammed and Marius Brand


Exploring Indigenous Justice and Healing

Instructor: Rupert Ross


Food, Farming & Faith: Living in God’s Creation

Instructor: Norman Wirzba



Session II: June 23 – 27


Restorative Justice with Youth and Schools

Instructors: Catherine Bargen and John R. Wiens


Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience

Instructor: Elaine Zook Barge


De-Colonial Theology: Thought & Practice

Instructor: Terry LeBlanc


Arts Approaches to Community-Based Peacebuiding

Instructor: Babu Ayindo

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