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Pacifism is the most ethically consistent position…it entails a consistency of means and ends – we’re not using evil means for good ends.

Prof Richard Jackson is Deputy Director at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (NCPACS) at the University of Otago. He has written several books on conflict and terrorism, mostly […]

We want to promote dialogue amongst scientists and engineers, particularly in areas where they don’t want to talk about things Dr Stuart Parkinson is Executive Director of Scientists for Global Responsibility. Talking points Our aim is to promote science, design and technology in contributing to peace, social justice and sustainability Encourage scientists and engineers […]

(Inability to respond, complexity of science, wickedness of problems yet he seems quite positive) To be effective you have to be positive. If you get negative – you get cynical – you can’t do anything. Dr Gray Southon first worked in medical physics, eventually becoming a researcher in informatics. Now he is active on […]

It is time to acknowledge that the seeds of violence are within all of us and if we become what we hate, we lose. Alison Phipps is Professor of Languages and Intercultural Studies at the University of Glasgow. Her research interests focus on languages and intercultural studies, with a particular critical concern for the […]

Dr Juan Pablo Hourcade from the University of Iowa is the passion behind the hciforpeace.org.  In this fascinating interview he describes how this community is using computing technologies to promote peace and prevent conflict. Shane’s number of the week: 1.5.   UN’s climate chief, Christina Figueres argues that the world should be aiming to limit global […]