CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 3, Issue 29 - May 2, 2003

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

CARDOZO DISPUTE RESOLUTION INSTITUTE
MAY 19-23, NEW YORK, NY The Cardozo Dispute Resolution Institute is offering introductory and advanced courses on mediation, mediation advocacy, and interviewing and counseling.

TULANE UNIVERSITY BERLIN SUMMER SCHOOL
JULY 27-AUG 9 The Tulane University Berlin summer school is devoted to intercultural negotiation and dispute resolution with half the students from countries outside the U.S. It is conducted in conjunction with Humboldt University. Information and applications can be obtained from the Tulane web site.

MEDIATION COMMITTEE OF ABA SECTION OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION QUESTIONNAIRE
The Mediation Committee of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution is collecting data for its Creative Problem Solver’s Handbook for Negotiators and Mediators. It invites people to share creative techniques that they have used (or have seen used) to achieve successful results in mediation or negotiation. Submissions will be acknowledged in the publication. To get a questionnaire, e-mail Laura Coleman or Jack W. Cooley, chair, Mediation Committee. This invitation can be shared with anyone, lawyer or nonlawyer, who might be willing to share creative techniques.

WEB SITE FOR MEDIATION PROGRAM MANAGERS
The Key Bridge Foundation, in collaboration with CRInfo, is announcing the launch of the Clearinghouse for Mediation Program Managers web site. This web site will enable mediation program managers to network with other programs, share knowledge and expertise, and exchange information about current mediator management practices. Its focus is to help program managers as they create and manage rosters of mediators. The Clearinghouse provides links, articles, and tools to support mediation program managers.

ABA DISPUTE RESOLUTION CONFERENCE CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association is soliciting proposals for its Sixth Annual ADR Spring Conference to be held in New York City from April 15-17, 2004. For a proposal form, see the web site. Proposals must be submitted no later than Aug. 29.

ASSOCIATION FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION CREATES TWO NEW SECTIONS: CRISIS NEGOTIATION AND RESEARCH
The Association for Conflict Resolution created a Crisis Negotiation Section to advance the skills necessary for work in this emerging new area. For more information, contact Mitch Hammer or Gregory M. Vecchi. The Research Section provides a place for conflict resolution professionals in all fields to share ideas and research, engage in interdisciplinary dialogue, and integrate new findings into their own work. The Section has established three new work groups around the areas of learning networks, intellectual leadership, and next generation research. For more information, contact James Levy or Robert Ackerman.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

CULTURAL CONFLICT SPECIALISTS, DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING SERVICES
Development & Training Services, a US Agency for International Development - Women in Development select contractor, is seeking conflict specialists with integrated expertise in conflict prevention, mitigation, and response programs, demonstrated understanding in gender and culture/ethnicity (especially as they impinge on conflict situations), and with regional experience in Africa. For more information, see the binder in 206 Hulston.

CONFLICT RESOLUTION SPECIALISTS, PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COLLABORATIVE
WASHINGTON, DC Planning and Development Collaborative (PADCO), a Washington, DC-based international consulting firm, is seeking conflict resolution specialists. Successful candidates should have at least 10 years of experience in conflict resolution. Experience working on USAID programs is highly preferred. Africa experience is required. For details, see the binder in 206 Hulston.