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Saturday, November 30, 2019

The participants in the training course “National Efficiency Enhancement in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation” that was held in the University of Granada with the participation of a delegation from AAUP, Hebron University and lecturers from University of Granada and Jena Center of Friedrich-Schiller University concluded the events of the second training day.

Representatives of the University of Granada welcomed the participant delegations and presented information about the different specializations and the research centers of their university. In addition, Dr. Enmacio Larotcha – the Head of the Euro-Arab Foundation presented introductory information about the foundation and the services it provides. Dr.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

A European Union funded training project entitled “National Efficiency Enhancement in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation” was launched in the University of Granada in Spain. Eight students from (Masters of Conflict Resolution and Masters of Intercultural Communications) of the Faculty of Graduate Studies at AAUP participated in the training course, along with four BA students from the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences and the Faculty of Arts from Hebron University.

This training course comes as part of Erasmus project that aims to enhance the research capabilities in the conflict resolution and reconciliation aspects. AAUP was represented by Dr. Ayman Yousef, Dr. Nahid Habiballah and Ms. Roula Shahwan- the Manager of Policy and Conflict Resolution Studies Center and the Project Manager.  

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

June 25th, 2019 at two thirty in the afternoon the Policy & Conflict Resolution Studies Center (PCRSC) hosted Diego Checa Hidalgo, a Lecturer in Contemporary History at the Institute of Peace and Conflict at the University of Granada. The Arab American University Ramallah campus graciously received students and academics in order for Mr. Hidlago to give a talk titled, “Preventing Violence and Promoting Peace in Colombia”. 

 Diego gave an in depth and very interesting account of how international peace institutes came together to help resolve the longstanding issues of political, economic, and ethnic conflicts in Colombia.  The talk began with Diego addressing the audience getting a feel for what they knew about Colombia geographically, politically, culturally, and economically.  He assisted the audience by situating them within the historical and present context of Colombia by giving a detailed overview of Colombia’s geographical significance geopolitically, economically, as well as the internal make up of th

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The president of Arab American University Prof. Ali Zedan AbuZuri handed the Head of Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation (PBC), Ahmad Assaf a copy of a digital archive containing the sessions of the Palestinian Legislative Council. During the visit of the office of Palestinian Minister, Ahamd Assaf, with the presence of the Director of Policy and Conflict Resolution Studies Center (PCRSC) based on university campus, Rula Shahwan.

The Policy and Conflict Resolution Studies Center has archived about 200 hours of these sessions that took place on Palestinian grounds since 1996 as part of the Erasmus project, funded by the European Union.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

On April eighteenth two thousand and nineteen at twelve in the afternoon Rula Shahwan the director of the Policy and Conflict Resolution Study Center (PCRSC) at the Arab American University facilitated and hosted a talk at the Ramallah campus in cooperation with the Swiss Peace Foundation.  The topic concerning the talk was that of the Palestinian Archive, collective memory and the role it plays for the Palestinian community.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Policy and Conflict Resolution Studies Center at AAUP hosted the first screening of "Out of Place ... Edward Saed" Inspired by his book "Out of Place ... Memoirs", in Ramallah campus, in the presence of the film's producer Ms. Heba Al-Borini.

Mrs. Rola Shahwan the Director of Policy and Conflict Resolution Studies Center opened the event with a speech explaining the importance of discussing the content of the film and connecting it to the philosophy and vision of the center.

After the film was screened, the producer explained that the film could not treat or display the whole heritage of Saed, but it highlighted the main phases that influenced his life since his arrival to the United States at age of 15 until his death.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Policy and Conflict Resolution studies Center - PCRSC in cooperation with Forward Thinking organised a Workshop on the Role of Palestinian Women in Politics , civil society and Peace building.
Activists women representing different Palestinian civil society institutions actively participateed on the workshopٍ they discussed. And evaluated the Women's role in peace building besides the Palestinian reconciliation.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Between the 26th and 30th of November 2017 Forward Thinking facilitated the visit of an influential Palestinian academic delegation from the Arab American University’s Centre for Conflict Resolution and  Development  Studies  to  Belfast  and  Dublin.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Despite the active and unique role played by Palestinian women across Palestinian society, particularly at the grassroots level, they are marginalised and under-represented in both politics and public life.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Research on Peaceful Conflict Transformation in the Palestinian Territories: A delegation from the Arab American University of Jenin visited Brussels April 2016 in order to discuss international research cooperation in social sciences with EU representatives and Brussels academics