CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 4, Issue 32 - May 14, 2004

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

ASSISTANT DEAN WILSON SETSER SPEAKS ON EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
On April 27, Tamara Wilson Setser, assistant dean of career development, spoke at the annual meeting of the National Association for Law Placement in Salt Lake City on "Emotional Intelligence and Lawyering: How It Applies in Employment Decisions and the Practice of Law."

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SYMPOSIUM ON GLOBAL ISSUES
JULY 11-16, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC The Third International Student Symposium will take place in Prague, Czech Republic on July 11-16. The symposium will feature a United Nations Crisis Simulation and a mock NATO summit as well as distinguished international experts on global issues. This symposium offers young people a unique educational opportunity to broaden their understanding of the world, while developing critical skills in the art of negotiation and communication. The students participate in numerous educational and social activities giving them a chance to debate and critique specific topics dealing with democracy, nationalism, military activities and European integration. Applications for the upcoming conference are accepted through May 31. To apply, one must submit an application together with a short essay at http://www.student-symposium.com. For further information, e-mail Program Director Agnieszka Critchlow.

FELLOWSHIP OF RECONCILIATION NATIONAL CONFERENCE
AUG. 5-9, LOS ANGELES, CA Fellowship of Reconciliationís National Conference 2004, "Organizing the Real Superpower: People of the World Choose Peace" will be held August 5-9 in Los Angeles, CA. The Fellowship of Reconciliation, begun in 1914, is an interfaith peace organization composed of women and men who have joined together to explore the power of love and truth for resolving human conflict.

EUROPEAN FORUM FOR VICTIM-OFFENDER MEDIATION AND RESTORATIVE JUSTICE
OCT. 14-16, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY Third Conference of the European Forum for Victim-Offender Mediation and Restorative Justice will be held Oct. 14-16 in Budapest, Hungary. The theme of this conference is "Restorative Justice in Europe: Where are we Heading?"

PROJECT FOR INTEGRATING SPIRITUALITY, LAW, AND POLITICS RETREAT
OCT. 2004, ATLANTA, GA New College of California announces the Project for Integrating Spirituality, Law, and Politics, a nationwide network of lawyers, law professors, law students, and others interested in the progressive transformation of law. The Project seeks to develop and articulate a new vision of lawís relationship to social transformation, and seeks to bring together leaders and activists in such spiritual / political / humanistic legal movements as restorative justice, understanding-based mediation, collaborative law, and humanizing legal education under a common theoretical and practical vision that can unify their respective efforts. The Project will host a retreat in Atlanta, GA in October 2004.

BIENNIAL WINTER RETREAT Ė NORTH AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION
DEC. 2-4, BANFF, ALBERTA, CANADA The Biennial Winter Retreat of the North American Institute for Conflict Resolution: "Passion and Responsibility in the Heart of Conflict" will be Dec. 2-4 in Banff, Alberta. The retreat provides an immersion in systems constellation work with Barbara Ashley Phillips and Francesca Boring, enrolled in the Shoshone Nation, author of "Feather Medicine: Walking in Shoshone Dreamtime: A Family System Constellation."

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

MEDIATION DIRECTOR
ATHOL, MA Quabbin Mediation in Athol, MA seeks a mediation director who is a trained mediator, preferably with experience in case coordination, staff and volunteer supervision, project management and reporting. This would be a part-time or full-time position. Application deadline: May 24; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume to Quabbin Mediation, P.O. Box 544, Athol, MA 01331or send an e-mail to qmediate@gis.net.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, BOSTON The University of Massachusetts, Boston seeks an assistant director for its graduate programs in dispute resolution in the College of Public and Community Service. The assistant director would work with the two graduate programs in dispute resolution: a masterís degree program and a certificate program. For more information regarding this position see the binder in 206 Hulston, or e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu. Application review begins May 24 and will continue until the position is filled.