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Course Presenters

Dr Arie Paksi (Indonesia)

Dr Arie Paksi (Indonesia)

ICCTP Co-Coordinator

Dr Arie Paksi earned his doctorate in peace studies from the University of Bradford, UK. He teaches International Relations and Conflict and Peace Studies at Muhammadiyah University in Yogyakarta.

Dr Gloria Abaca

Dr Gloria Abaca

Deputy Director of the DEEP Network

Dr. Abaca received her doctorate and a Masters in Peace, Conflict, and Development from Universitat Jaume I, Spain where she teaches an annual intensive course on peace studies. Topic: Peace Circle

Egidio Alcides de Bustamante Azevedo (Spain & Brazil)

Egidio Alcides de Bustamante Azevedo (Spain & Brazil)

Lecturer at the Peace, Conflict, and Development International Studies Masters at Jaume I University.

Egidio has completed his doctorate at the same university. He has previously taught at the University of Innsbruck (Austria) and Paz & Mente (Brazil). Topic: Love, Empathy and Peace. He has previously taught at the University of Innsbruck (Austria) and Paz & Mente (Brazil). Topic: Love, Empathy and Peace.

Carlos Cordero-Pedrosa (Spain)

Carlos Cordero-Pedrosa (Spain)

Lecturer at International Peace, Conflict, and Development Studies at Jaume I University

His doctoral thesis is on Frantz Fanon. He is a member of DEEP Decolonizing Circle. He co-authored with I Jin Jang and published two articles and a book chapter on race and racism, colonialism, whiteness, and Black existential philosophy as a decolonizing method.  Topic: Decolonizing Peace

Dr Sylvia Prisca Delima (Indonesia)

Dr Sylvia Prisca Delima (Indonesia)

Lecturer at Jakarta Institute of the Arts

Dr Delima is a fellow at Indonesia Environmental Scientist Association (IESA) and Asia-Pacific Peace Research Association (APPRA). Topic: Indonesian Peacebuilding.

Dr Alberto Gomes (Australia)

Dr Alberto Gomes (Australia)

ICCTP Co-coordinator

Founding Director of the DEEP Network and Emeritus Professor at La Trobe University, Melbourne. He served as the former director of the Centre for Dialogue, La Trobe University. Professor Gomes teaches an intensive course on peace ecology at Universitat Jaume I, Spain annually. Topic: Peace Ecology.

Dr Alexander Horstmann (Germany)

Dr Alexander Horstmann (Germany)

Affiliated Senior Research Fellow, Tallinn University, Estonia, and Guest Professor (from October 2021) at Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany.

Dr Horstmann teaches a course on peace and development at Universitat Jaume I, Spain and engages in initiatives supporting migrants and refugees in Western Europe. He has extensive scholarly expertise on peacebuilding and conflict transformation in Thailand and Myanmar. Topic: Peace culture

Idham Badruzaman (Indonesia)

Idham Badruzaman (Indonesia)

Lecturer, Department of International Relations, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta

Idham has a Masters in Peace, Conflict, and Development from Universitat Jaume I, Spain and is currently completing his doctorate at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. Topic: Local Forms of Conflict Transformation.

I Jin Jang (Spain & South Korea)

I Jin Jang (Spain & South Korea)

Lecturer at International Peace, Conflict, and Development Studies at Jaume I University

She is writing her doctoral thesis on race and racism from Africana and Black existential philosophical perspectives. She co-authored with Carlos Cordero-Pedrosa and published two articles and a book chapter on race and racism, colonialism, whiteness, and Black existential philosophy as a decolonizing method. Topic: Decolonizing Peace

Dr Siew-Fang Law (Australia)

Dr Siew-Fang Law (Australia)

Academic at the Centre for the Study of Higher Education, University of Melbourne.

Dr Law is also Professor Extraordinarius of the University of South Africa. A peace psychologist by training, Dr Law is the Co-Chair of the International Network for Peace Psychology and the Editor of Springer Peace Psychology Book Series. She has worked with UNDP and UNESCO in Southeast Asia. Topic: Peace Psychology

Dr Joanne Lim (Malaysia)

Dr Joanne Lim (Malaysia)

Associate Professor and Head of School of Media, Languages and Cultures at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Dr Joanne Lim (Malaysia). Associate Professor and Deputy Dean (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. Dr Lim’s research is focused on participatory media and new communication technologies, interculturality, youth identities and civic/political engagement within the Malaysian- Southeast Asian context. Topic: Media, Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding.

Dr Michális S. Michael (Australia)

Dr Michális S. Michael (Australia)

Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at La Trobe and Monash universities and the Director of the Centre for Dialogue–Global Reconciliation

An expert on dialogue, Dr Michael has published extensively on the subject and has organised and run numerous dialogues at the community and international levels. He is currently writing a book on the Art and Craft of Dialogue. Topic: Dialogue.

Dr Jennifer Murphy (US)

Dr Jennifer Murphy (US)

Professor in the Sociology Department at Notre Dame de Namur University, USA

She also continues to teach and form part of the core faculty at two prominent Peace Studies graduate programs in Europe, Universitat Jaume I, Spain and the University of Innsbruck, Austria. She is also a guest lecturer for the Maestría en Derechos Humanos y Cultura de Paz, Colombia. Jennifer’s teaching and research are informed by Peace Studies, Critical Pedagogy, Critical Race Theory, Gender and LGBTQ+ Studies and Postcolonial/decolonial thought and analysis. Topic: Conflict Transformation

Dr Sri Nuryanti (Indonesia).

Dr Sri Nuryanti (Indonesia).

Co-Secretary General of Asia Pacific Peace Research Association Conference (APPRA)

Dr Nuryanti is a senior researcher at the Center for Political Studies, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Jakarta. She is also a member of the Election Commission of Indonesia. Topic: Indonesian Peacebuilding.

Dr Sofia Herrero Rico (Spain)

Dr Sofia Herrero Rico (Spain)

Coordinator of the UNESCO Chair of Philosophy for Peace, Universitat Jaume I (UJI), Castellón, Spain

An expert on peace education, Dr Herrero Rico has undertaken research visits and delivered lectures and seminar in many other countries, including Algeria, Costa Rica, Italy, Mexico Peru, Portugal, and the US. Her scholarly projects focus on innovative pedagogies and cross-cutting issues related to peace, values, recognition, music, and creativity. Topic: Peace Education.

Dr Surwandono (Indonesia)

Dr Surwandono (Indonesia)

Senior lecturer and Head of Masters in International Programmes at Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta

He teaches a course on conflict resolution and peacebuilding in the Islamic World and has published several articles in this area of study. He is also a senior member of Muhammadiyah, a leading Muslim movement in Indonesia. Topic: Muhammadiyah Peacebuilding

Dr Vedabhyas Kundu (India)

Dr Vedabhyas Kundu (India)

Programme Officer in Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti

He conducts workshops and delivers lectures on nonviolent communication, nonviolent conflict resolution, enhancement of conflict competencies, and media literacy to universities, schools, judicial academies, police academies and other groups. Topic: Nonviolent Communication

Secretariat:

International Program of International Relations Department (IPIREL)
Gedung Pasca Sarjana, Level 1 – Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta
Jl. Brawijaya, Tamantirto, Kasihan, Bantul, DI Yogyakarta, Indonesia 55183
Telp: +62 274 387656 Ext. 240
Fax: +62 274 387646
E: icctp@umy.ac.id