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[liberationtech] Fwd: Reminder - Call for Applications: Credited ICNC/Rutgers-Newark Online Course on Civil Resistance

Althea Middleton-Detzner altheamd at
Wed Sep 24 14:49:13 PDT 2014

Greetings Friends!

I wanted to share and thought you might be interested in knowing about this
free online 4-week introductory course on civil resistance (details below).
The course is offered by International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC)
in conjunction with Rutgers University. I will be co-facilitating the
course along with two colleagues.

Would love for you to apply, and/or share with others you think might be

Hope all is well with you.


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From: *ICNC* <academicinitiative at>
Date: Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 4:58 PM
Subject: Reminder - Call for Applications: Credited ICNC/Rutgers-Newark
Online Course on Civil Resistance
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*Call for Applications: Credited ICNC/Rutgers-Newark Online Course on Civil
Resistance *

the introductory video for the course
 "Everyone was engaged and made interesting contributions; there was real
debate in the forums, with the facilitators adding new ideas and
*-2013 course participant*

"The readings were stimulating. The feedback was useful and relevant. The
times when we connected via web chat and video conference were most

*-2012 course participant*
 The* International Center on Nonviolent Conflict* (ICNC) and the *Rutgers
University Graduate School-Newark* are now accepting applications for the
online course, "Civil Resistance and the Dynamics of Nonviolent Conflict."

This online course is designed to provide an in-depth and
multi-disciplinary perspective on civilian-based movements and campaigns
that defend and obtain basic rights and justice around the world with the
use of nonviolent tactics and strategies - from Tunisia to Burma, from
Zimbabwe to West Papua. We will look, among others, at issues of political
power, effectiveness of nonviolent resistance, misconceptions about
nonviolent conflict, role of skills in civil resistance, strategies and
tactics and tactical sequencing in civil resistance, phenomenon of
backfire, dilemma actions and different case studies of nonviolent
campaigns and movements.

Course features

   - Interactive course incorporating online discussions, webinars, and
   case studies
   - Experience opportunities to share lessons across cases and regions
   - Insights from experts on civil resistance
   - All course materials - reading, videos, podcasts - are provided free

Please share the link to the course page:

*When*: October 14 - November 18, 2014

*Where*: Online Learning Platform:

*Who should apply*: Graduate students, working professionals and educators
from around the world interested in the subject matter.

*Graduate Credits*: Accepted participants may choose to receive 1 or 2
graduate credits from Rutgers University Graduate School-Newark. Info on
credit fee & additional assignments is available in the online application.

*Deadline to apply*: October 2, 2014

   -  Click here to learn more and apply

 The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) is an independent,
non-profit educational foundation that works with leading scholars and
educators to develop civil resistance studies, including greater
understanding about the  use of civilian-based, nonmilitary strategies in
defense of human rights, democratic self-rule and justice worldwide.
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