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Friday, July 29 • 14:00 - 15:00
Peace Journalism and Peace Building: Theory and Practice for the 21st century (session dedicated to the memory of Professor Majid Tehranian) LIMITED

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This session is dedicated to the memory of former IAMCR member Majid Tehranian, a humanist scholar active in major communication issues and a PJ friend and supporter. Panelists reconsider some aspects of Johan Galtung's PJ model in 21st century times of cultural, religious, political, socio-economic and military upheaval, and of emerging technologies and social networks. Dov Shinar (Hadassah Academic College, Israel) (Chair) looks at their impact on PJ;  Wilhelm Kempf (University of Konstanz, Germany, Editor, Conflict and Communication Online) reflects on the dangers of PJ;  Lea Mandelzis (Kinneret Academic College, Israel) offers insights into PJ forces and concepts; Steven Youngblood (Center for Global Peace Journalism, Park University, US; editor The Peace Journalist Magazine) presents cases of PJ adaption and Implementation, and Robert Hackett, (Simon Fraser University, Canada) explores the relevance of the PJ experience tor dealing with the climate crisis.

Friday July 29, 2016 14:00 - 15:00 BST
Quorn, Charles Wilson