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EDUCATOR

FROM THE

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by Elaina Loveland
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Envisaging Peace in
Regions of Conflict

OR CENTURIES, great philosophers have noted that

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history repeats itself. Sadly, in certain areas of the world,
this can make a history of conflict difficult to overcome.

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Many international educators today believe that encouraging
peace and cooperation in areas of conflict is a priority to create a
new history for our world—the kind that should be repeated rather
than the kind we’d like to forget.
This issue’s cover story “Peace Pathways,” by Dana Wilkie,
which is the fourth in an occasional feature series about peace and
social justice issues in international education, focuses on how international educators are taking students to areas of conflict like
Northern Ireland, Nepal, Kosovo, and Middle East to help create a
new tradition of peacebuilding.
Although some of these regions are officially “at peace,” there
are still wounds from conflict that have to be healed. Paul Bueno
de Mesquita, professor in psychology and director of the Center for
Nonviolence and Peace Studies at the University of Rhode Island
calls this “a state of ‘negative peace’—no fighting, but no real harmony and no peaceful sense of community and coexistence among
the parties.”
International educators like de Mesquita and others are showing both students and people in these regions how to bring about
peacebuilding from the ashes of conflict. For example, in Nepal, de
Mesquita says that the Nepalis are eager to learn and apply new
ways for finding and building peace in their country and so far they
have trained about 60 people—they, in turn, have trained hundreds.
The ripple effect that peacebuilding efforts like these is the powerful force that can create a new history for these regions of conflict
that is worth repeating. Rather than being known is areas of conflict,
in the future, perhaps enough good work will be done now that history will remember them instead as regions of peace.

Errata
On page 54 of the March/April 2013 issue, IE reported incorrectly
that Kirkwood Community College sent 133 students on the service
learning trip to Tanzania. In fact, 133 students studied abroad in
2011–12, including the seven who went on the Tanzania trip. IE
regrets the error.
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International Educator - May/June 2013
Contents
From the Editors
Front Lines
In Brief
Voices: Kofi Annan
Peace Pathways
Shared Solutions
San Francisco State Shines in Long-Term Study Abroad
Education Abroad
Foreign Student Affairs
Forum
In Focus
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International Educator - May/June 2013 - Contents
International Educator - May/June 2013 - From the Editors
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International Educator - May/June 2013 - Front Lines
International Educator - May/June 2013 - 5
International Educator - May/June 2013 - 6
International Educator - May/June 2013 - 7
International Educator - May/June 2013 - 8
International Educator - May/June 2013 - 9
International Educator - May/June 2013 - In Brief
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International Educator - May/June 2013 - Voices: Kofi Annan
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