Event Title

Journey to Nepal: Multicultural Experience of a Lifetime!

Location

Multicultural Center, Hardge Forum (Rm. 101)

Start Date

30-9-2014 11:00 AM

End Date

30-9-2014 12:15 PM

Description

Paul Bueno de Mesquita, Professor, Psychology, and Director, Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies (CNVPS), and students from the Nepal Alternative Spring Break Experience. Join URI students as they share their firsthand direct international nonviolence and peace training experiences within the context of current post‐conflict civil society building efforts in Nepal. Students in this workshop will share personal video and photographs of memorable experiences while discussing the diverse geographical, ecological, economic, cultural, spiritual, social, and political dimensions of Nepal, an ancient country in Asia. Led by the CNVPS, the Nepal program is a model international study and training program consistent with the cross‐cuttng theme of Global Awareness and Global Change articulated in the academic priorities of URI’s strategic plan. Conducting nonviolence training in a diverse international context will provide an opportunity for URI students to develop toward multicultural competence and global citizenship.

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Sep 30th, 11:00 AM Sep 30th, 12:15 PM

Journey to Nepal: Multicultural Experience of a Lifetime!

Multicultural Center, Hardge Forum (Rm. 101)

Paul Bueno de Mesquita, Professor, Psychology, and Director, Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies (CNVPS), and students from the Nepal Alternative Spring Break Experience. Join URI students as they share their firsthand direct international nonviolence and peace training experiences within the context of current post‐conflict civil society building efforts in Nepal. Students in this workshop will share personal video and photographs of memorable experiences while discussing the diverse geographical, ecological, economic, cultural, spiritual, social, and political dimensions of Nepal, an ancient country in Asia. Led by the CNVPS, the Nepal program is a model international study and training program consistent with the cross‐cuttng theme of Global Awareness and Global Change articulated in the academic priorities of URI’s strategic plan. Conducting nonviolence training in a diverse international context will provide an opportunity for URI students to develop toward multicultural competence and global citizenship.