May 2013. The Center for Global Nonkilling and the Asian World Center at Creighton University are pleased to invite you to the book launch of:
Nonkilling Korea: Six Culture Exploration
Edited by Glenn D. Paige and Chung-Si Ahn
(Co-published by Seoul National University Press)
Nonkilling Futures: Visions
Edited by James A. Dator and Joám Evans Pim
Nonkilling Security and the State
Edited by Joám Evans Pim
(Co-published by Asian World Center at Creighton University)
May 2013. The Center for Global Nonkilling has just released its latest book Nonkilling Security and the State, which includes a selection of sixteen chapters prepared mostly by members of its Nonkilling Security and International Relations Research Committee and its Nonkilling Political Science Research Committee. The volume, edited by CGNK Director Joám Evans Pim, has a Foreword by Stephen M. Younger, Former Head of Nuclear Weapons Research and Development, and an Introduction by Chaiwat Satha-Anand.
April 2013. “Protecting the Sacred, Creating Peace in Asia-Pacific”, edited by Chaiwat Satha-Anand and Olivier Urbain is the first book dealing with this crucial and innovative topic. The volume comes from a conference held by the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research in collaboration with the Center for Global Nonkilling and the Peace Information Center in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 28-29, 2011, on the theme “Protecting Sacred Spaces and People of the Cloth: Academic Basis, Policy Promises”.
April 2013. An specific Elective Advanced Studies course on "Introduction to Nonkilling Studies" was featured at the joint Master's Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research organized by the Department of Social Sciences at Åbo Akademi University and the Tampere Peace Research Institute. The 5 ECTS course was lectured at the Vasa campus of Åbo Akademi by CGNK Director Joám Evans Pim.
March 2013. CGNK Director Joám Evans Pim was invited to participate in the "Obstacles and Catalysts of Peaceful Behavior " workshop, organized by the Lorentz Center at Leiden University, The Netherlands, March 18-22. The concept of nonkilling and the work of the Center were presented during the final topical session "Peace Systems", convened by Douglas Fry.
February 2013. A new organization formally introduced itself on the Web this past January. THE WHITE PATCH is a USA-based group that seeks to end the use of killing in conflict-resolution situations.
January 2013. CGNK has restarted the Global Nonkilling Working Papers series, featuring five new essays by Ramon Lopez-Reyes ("The Mark of Cain: A Depth Psychology Commentary on the Nonkilling Paradigm"), Maorong Jiang ("Gandhi’s “Soul Force” and Paige’s “Software” for a Nonkilling Society"), Clayton K. Edwards ("Political Art and Craft: The Story of Nonkilling Global Political Science"), Oseremen Irene ("Nonkilling Political Leadership") and Emmy Irobi ("Ethnicity and Nation Building in Contemporary Africa").
January 2013. The Center for Global Nonkilling has just made available for free Download in PDF its book Nonkilling Korea: Six Culture Exploration, which includes a selection of eight chapters from the "Nonkilling Korea: Six Culture Exploratory Seminar" convened by the Asia Center/Seoul National University and the Center for Global Nonkilling in Seoul during August 18-19, 2010. The book has been simultaneously published in two separate editions by CGNK and the Seoul National University Press.
January 2013. The Center for Global Nonkilling is partnering with Startnext and TimeZone Records in the development of a unique musical production called "The Flood", a story recounted in 30 songs (for a duration of almost 80 minutes). Words and music were written by Anis Hamadeh, who is also founder of the Zentrum zur Förderung des Nichttötens - Nonkilling Deutschland nonprofit and translator of the German edition of the book Nonkilling Global Political Science.
December 2012. The Center for Global Nonkilling has released its latest book Nonkilling Linguistics: Practical Applications, which includes a selection of eight chapters prepared by members of its Nonkilling Linguistics Research Committee and edited by Patricia Friedrich. The volume can be downloaded for free from CGNK's website and paperback copies can be ordered at US$ 15.