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Deliberation on The Japanese American Internment: How Should a Wrong be Righted?
May 16, 2024 | 5:30pm | SIE 1150

During World War II the United States Government imprisoned over 125,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry and Japanese nations. Join CERI for a deliberation on policy proposals that seek to right the injustices faced by these individuals and their descendants. Come examine a variety of policy approaches that wrestle with the question of how such a grievous wrong should be righted. This event is only open to students, and food will be provided. A short reading will be emailed to attendees in advance.

Recent Events

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"The Personal is Political" - What does this election mean to you?

The 2024 presidential election is on everyone's mind, with personal implications for many. No matter one's politics, their point of view is influenced by personal experiences. Join the Conflict Engagement and Resolution Initiative (CERI) on Thursday, April 18 at 5:30pm in The Forum (SIE 1020) for student-facilitated table dialogues to listen to and share how "the personal is political." All students are welcome. Food will be available. 

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Crisis in Palestine/Israel: Engaging Across Difference on What Matters to Us

Many conversations on the crisis in Palestine/Israel feel incomplete. Are there missing voices? Come to share and hear what matters most to people. Discover perspectives outside your own around Palestine/Israel and how core values, fears, and hopes shape perspectives. Open to any and all students.

SIE 1020 | February 27, 2024 | 5:30 PM

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"The Abortion Talks" Screening and Table Dialogues

This was a screening of "The Abortion Talks," which chronicles the secret talks among leaders from opposing sides of the abortion debate after the Brookline clinic murders. This ground-breaking documentary will be followed by a facilitated, structured dialogue where students will have an opportunity to share their perspectives and listen to those of their peers. 

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Free Speech on the Inclusive Campus

Join the Conflict Engagement and Resolution Initiative (CERI) on October 19, 2023, at 5:30pm in the Forum (SIE 1020) for student-facilitated table deliberations on policy perspectives on Free Speech on the Inclusive Campus. At this event, students will have an opportunity to discuss several policy proposals related to free expression and inclusivity, with the assistance of prereading materials. Food will be provided! Open to all DU students!

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Solidarity: What Does it Look Like?

Join CERI for facilitated table dialogues on Solidarity and what it looks like. The dialogue will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2023, at 5PM in the The Forum (SIE 1050). Dinner will be provided!

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Immigration Dialogue

Join CERI for a dialogue on how immigration journeys have shaped our DU community. The facilitated dialogue will be on February 8, 2023, at 5:00pm in SIE 1020 (The Forum).

Past Events

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Global Indigenous Experiences: Film Screening and Facilitated Table Dialogue

Join CERI at 5PM on October 27th, 2022 for 3 short film screenings around the indigenous experience, followed by small table-facilitated dialogue. Pizza will be provided!

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Remembering Sand Creek

Film viewing centered on Indigenous experiences followed by facilitated table dialogue, in partnership with the Native Student Alliance, on May 25th (5:30pm - 9pm) in the Sie Complex Room 1150 on DU's campus. Open to DU community

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Perspectives on Artsakh/Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

On April 15, 2021, this event featured a panel of experts with regional ties who brought different disciplinary perspectives to bear to help us understand the history, relations, and prospects for peace in this troubled region.

To view the recorded panel discussion, click HERE.

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Beyond the Food Fair: New Recipes for Building Multicultural Societies

This panel, hosted by the Conflict Resolution Institute on October 19, 2020, combined theory with community experiences to better understand how the use of food can build relations between host cultures and immigrant and refugee populations. Join us for a panel that will draw on experiences of the community from CBOs as well as theoretical approaches to intergroup contact and integration.

To view the recorded panel discussion, click HERE. Access Passcode: ?&rRA67q

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Systematic Collaborative Visioning for Conflict Resolution Action and Evaluation in the Post-Covid-19 World

On Friday May 15, 2020, Jay Rothman in partnership with the Conflict Resolution Institute hosted an experiential education session about Action Evaluation. In this zoom-based session Rothman shared his experience developing and applying Action Evaluation of, for and by the Conflict Resolution field. He also explained and illustrated the process through a participatory “evaluation” of the field and what it might offer the world in and after the Covid-19 pandemic. 

To view the recorded event, click HERE.



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