WPI at Fellowship of Reconciliation Conference

Dear Workshop Attendees,

It was a great pleasure to talk with you about the Global Peace System. On our website you can find several of the resources I discussed. Here are a few direct links:

Introductory video – Click here

Global Peace System Study Guide and Global Peace System short documentary video – Click here

A few highly recommended readings:

Good examination of the Global Peace System and the basis for our timeline:

Shifferd, K. D. (2011). From war to peace: a guide to the next hundred years. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland.

A book review I wrote on “From war to peace”: Click here

On the effectiveness of nonviolence:

Chenoweth, Erica, & Stephan, Maria J. (2011). Why civil resistance works: the strategic logic of nonviolent conflict. New York: Columbia University Press.

Brilliantly connecting the dots:

Nelson-Pallmeyer, Jack. (2012). Authentic hope: it’s the end of the World as we know it, but soft landings are possible. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books.

A powerful discussion course:

Seeing Systems. Peace, Justice and Sustainability – Click here

he title says it all:

Pilisuk, M. and J. A. Rountree (2008). Who benefits from global violence and war : uncovering a destructive system. Westport, Conn., Praeger Security International.

Other points discussed:

World Beyond War – Click here

Peace and Justice Studies Association – Click here

International Peace Research Association – Click here


Please don’t hesistate to contact me at philler[at]pdx.edu if you want to get in touch.


In Peace,


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