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Teaching Conflict Resolution from Antiquity to the Present - 20-21-22-23/04/2021, Manaus (Brazil)


The theme of this workshop, which follows on from two previous events in Bogotá (April 2020) and London (July 2020), is ‘The Pedagogy of Conflict Resolution’. Hence, participants might choose to present accounts of existing projects integrating the Classics and conflict resolution outreach or develop plans for future programmes combining these subjects. Participants may also wish to explore how educators can mitigate the emotional impact of potentially sensitive classroom discussions on violence and war or even approach the workshop’s theme from an ancient history perspective by exploring how the ancients addressed subjects such as warfare and peacekeeping when educating youths. We also encourage speakers to examine how conflict resolution structures found in both ancient and modern literature might be practically implemented within Brazil and Colombia. Possible case studies include a region-specific reworking of Shay’s (1994) report, which compares post-traumatic stress disorder in Vietnam War veterans to Achilles’ emotional state in the Iliad.

FECHA/ DATE/DATA: 20-21-22-23/04/2021

UPDATE: The Workshop on Teaching Conflict Resolution from Antiquity to the Present at the Universidade do Estado do Amazonas, Manaus (Brazil) has been moved to April 20th to 23rd, 2021 to coincide with the third Semana Internacional de Estudos Classicos do Amazonas (SECLAM). Please contact the organizers with any queries.

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Universidade do Estado do Amazonas (Manaus, Brazil)


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Confirmed Speakers:

Gemma Bernadó Ferrer, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá (Colombia) Emma Buckley, St. Andrews (UK) Paula da Cunha Correa, Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil) Gilson Charles dos Santos, Universidade de Brasília (Brazil) Ronald Forero Álvarez, Universidad de La Sabana (Colombia) Astrid Khoo, Harvard University (USA) Rebecca Langlands, University of Exeter (UK) Andrea Lozano Vásquez, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá (Colombia) Anni Marcelli Santos de Jesus, PUC-MG/UniNorte (Brazil) Marcos Martinho, Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil) Charlene Miotti, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora (Brazil) Sara Monoson, Northwestern University (USA) Ana Filipa Patinha Prata, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá (Colombia) Leni Ribeiro Leite, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (Brazil) Kathryn Tempest, University of Roehampton (UK) Rodrigo Verano, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain) David Whetham, King’ College London (UK)

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