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A. J. Muste

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — Military History.

(1885–1967), minister, labor organizer, antiwar activist.

Born in the Netherlands, Muste studied at theological seminaries in the United States and became a minister in the Dutch...

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Abbé de Saint-Pierre

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Charles François Irénée Castel Abbé de Saint-Pierre (1658–1743) was born on 13 February 1658 at château Saint-Pierre-Eglise situated between Cherbourg and Barfleur in Normandy, France....

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Abraham Path Initiative

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

The Abraham Path is a route of cultural tourism that retraces the journey made by Abraham (Arabic, Ibrahim) through the heart of the Middle East some four thousand years ago. ...

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Accidental Nuclear War

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

As the number of nuclear weapons stockpiled by the United States and the Soviet Union grew during the nuclear arms race of the Cold War, major concerns arose over the ...

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Action Reconciliation Service for Peace

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

The Action Reconciliation Service for Peace (ARSP or ASF, Aktion Sühnezeichen Friedensdienste) is an internationally active German volunteer organization founded in 1958 by Lothar Kreyssig...

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Adam Curle

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Adam Curle (1916–2006), described by Elise Boulding as “one of the great Quaker peacemakers of our time” (Boulding and Forsberg 1998, 34), was also an innovative academic, breaking through...

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African Peace Traditions

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

There are a great many distinct ethnic communities in Africa and while there are variations in their peace heritages, there are also common threads that have made negotiations and...

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Albert Lutuli

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Albert John Lutuli (1898–1967) became the first Nobel Peace Prize Laureate of nonwhite descent when he received the 1960 peace prize in Oslo in December 1961. In his acceptance address ...

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Alliance Systems

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

States dissatisfied with the international status quo seek to use force or the threat of force to change it. States opposed to this aggression must decide how to respond. Faced ...

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Alternative Forms of Dispute Resolution

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

This article examines a wide range of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) approaches involving numerous forums and decision-making processes. The primary focus is on approaches that are...

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