Nonviolent Initiative for Democracy is proud to present a lecture by Dr. Marc Gopin on “Political developments in Syria and the region: Observations from the ground in conflict resolution practice”.
Saturday March 23, 7:30-9:00 PM
281 Concord Avenue, Cambridge MA 02138
Marc Gopin is the James H. Laue Professor of Religion, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution, and the Director of the Center on Religion, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Gopin has lectured on conflict resolution in Switzerland, Ireland, India, and Italy, as well as at Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Princeton, and numerous other academic institutions. Gopin has trained thousands of people around the worldwide in peacemaking strategies for complex conflict in which religion and cultures play a role. He conducts research on value dilemmas as they apply to international problems of globalization, clash of cultures, development, social justice, and conflict. Gopin has engaged in back channel diplomacy with religious, political and military figures on both sides of conflicts. Dr. Gopin received a Ph.D. in religious ethics from Brandeis University in 1993.
The event is in English and open to the public.