Keil Eggers

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Keil Eggers

Welcome to our community: How do you define PEACE?

I prefer to define peace using the negative/positive peace dichotomy. True peace, positive peace, being the absence of direct, cultural, and strucutral violence and the ability of society to work together toward a harmonious future.

How did you find this community?

Internship

Do you have any professional experience in the field of peace-research? peace-studies? peace-practice?

I am currently finishing my B.A. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. I have worked at the Jerusalem Fund’s Palestine Center, am a current intern for the Galtung Institut, and have presented research at many conferences, including IPRA 2014.

Are you at all familiar with concepts of Nonviolence and Conflict Transformation?

Yes.
I have studied the relationship between narrative and nonviolence, specifically strategic nonviolence a la Gene Sharp. I have also examined nonviolence from the perspective of an anti-apartheid activist at GMU.
Conflict transformation is one of the basic parts of the curriculum for my degree, so I have a basic familiarity with that concept as well.

What are your primary conceptual interests and concerns

Critical conflict resolution, nonviolnce, narrative, Palestine, Political Economy and CAR

Location(s)

USA, however I am currently in Buenos Aires and will be in Santiago, Chile in 2015

What is your main regional focus?

Latin America and Palestine

Languages

English, Spanish, Arabic (out of practice)

CV

View my full CV here:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8Ue0339resuS3BjQjh2R3FBUG8/view?usp=sharing


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