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Here, you will find summaries, overviews, and short reports of events the Centre organised. For example, short descriptions of our public lectures and summaries of our so-called 'expert-meetings.'

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The Wall

April 27, 2017

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The wall is overwhelming large in size. It is eight meters high, constructed of concrete and is the official separation barrier between parts of Palestine and Israel. It is larger than the Berlin Wall.

The wall stands present with dominance and is flooding with emotion....

24 Apr 2017

As I am writing this article, the study trip to Israel-Palestine has almost come to an end. In about an hour ‘our’ bus will bring us to Ben Gurion Airport. For someone to fully grasp the nature, magnitude, and implications of the conflict here, a week is simply not eno...

23 Mar 2017

Maarten van der Werf introduced us to the Israel-Palestine conclict during the third Expert Meeting. Van der Werf has been working with Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) for many years. CPT is partnering with nonviolent movements around the world to transform war and oc...