The second part of the Frontiers Seminar series explains a new, complexity-oriented strategy for better addressing tough conflict challenges such as those
posed by the left/right divide and the rise of Authoritarian Populism.
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|Frank Dukes talks about his work in capacity building and conflict resolution training.|
|Mari Fitzduff tells an anecdote about how one bad experience can have a long effect.|
|Mari Fitzduff describes which she calls as a "knowledge intervention," when people are encouraged to look at other cases to learn about their own situation and possible ways to address it.|
|Nancy Farrell suggests that trainers should practice what they teach.|
|Jayne Docherty advises intervenors to be aware of their own world view.|
|Ray Shonholtz describes an international conflict resolution training program.|
|Jayne Docherty of Eastern Mennonite University recommends that interveners engage in self-analysis exercises in order to better understand their own worldviews.|
|Larry Susskind highlights practitioners' responsibility to provide internship and apprenticeship opportunities for students of conflict resolution.|
|Carolyn Stephenson describes how teaching can be useful as a conflict resolution tool because it is so non-threatening.|
|Angela Khaminwa, Program Officer for Outreach and Communication at The Coexistence Initiative, discusses shortcomings of training in the field, which can stifle creativity and are costly.|
|Dennis Sandole suggests that interveners can help parties (and themselves) deal with the emotional/cognitive interplay by training both sides separately and then together before undertaking any mediation or conflict resolution strategy.|