Practitioner Sarah Federman
Unlike many academic fields, conflict resolution encourages engagement with the world. Active projects make sure that our work is grounded in lived experience and serves those working towards peace in their communities.
Sahel Peace Dialogues
The event, co-organized with Ronald Niezen, sought to connect peacebuilding efforts transnationally (Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso) and across tribes during our Sahel Peace Dialogues, held March 1-6, 2020 at McGill University’s Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism in Montreal, Canada.
Fleur de Lis Camp & Bereavement Circle
Four generations of my family have attended and thrived at Fleur de Lis summer camp for girls. The camp now offers a free week at the end of the summer for girls who recently lost a parent. I work with the camp as a counselor and lifeguard for the bereavement camp and serve as a corporation member.
Projects with Ronald Niezen
Ronald Niezen and I met on a genocide panel at an anthropology conference. A short lunch turned into an 11 hour conversation that eventually resulted in a marriage and a wide range of professional collaboration from the Sahel Peace Dialogues to our book addressing the place of narrative in the aftermath of mass atrocity.
To say I understand my life would be a total farce. Thursday morning, I found myself at Le Comptoir des Saint Peres in Paris meeting with a colleague from SciencesPo (France's international relations school) and discussing the recent dismissal of France's Minster...
When people learn my doctorate is in Conflict Resolution, many understandably ask something like, “Do you mean the conflicts between couples, within organizations, or the more like the conflict in Israel?” In a sense, they are asking do people hire me to work with...
I was one of the few folks in Washington D.C. bouncing back from the holidays eager for the year to start. I was eager to get back because I was about to meet with this winter’s Common Bond participants. Common Bond Common Bond was born out of Tuesday’s Children,...
Dr. Sarah Federman