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Brianna Hernandez on gender, conflict, and saving pandas

In this episode, Laura speaks with PhD candidate Brianna Hernandez, whose work focuses on gender, conflict, and environmentalism.  She is currently at Florida International University, committee member for the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, and a WWF panda ambassador. Listen if you want to hear about: Links to learn more:

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Adrian Wagner on integrating collective trauma

In this first episode of 2023, I speak with PhD candidate Adrian Wagner, whose research focuses on the integration of collective or community trauma.  He is undertaking his PhD at the Universität Witten/Herdecke, is a research fellow at the European School of Governance, and works as a coach and facilitator for transformational leadership. This episode […]

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Laura Aumeer on gender, climate change, and conflict

In this episode of the Conflict Tipping podcast from Mediate.com, I speak with Laura Aumeer, director of the Europe-Asia department at Conciliation Resources. We talk about: Find the episode below, and on all major podcasting services under ‘Conflict Tipping’.

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Sebastian F Winter on brains, conflict, and democracy

I’m very excited about this latest episode of the Conflict Tipping podcast, where I speak with ‘double-doctor’ Sebastian F Winter (MD, PhD). We discuss: Find the episode below, and on all major podcasting services under ‘Conflict Tipping’. Sebastian F. Winter is a physician-scientist working at the intersection of public health policy, medicine, and academia with […]

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Felicity Steadman on Communities in Conflict

In the latest episode of the Conflict Tipping podcast from Mediate.com, I speak with the incomparable Felicity Steadman, mediator, facilitator, and all-round wonderful person. We discuss: There’s a sneak-peek below, and you can find the podcast on all major services under ‘Conflict Tipping’. Felicity’s career started out in the turbulent apartheid years in South Africa […]

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Blame

Scapegoating and other fallacious fun

This article was originally published on the Kluwer Mediation Blog on March 4 2022. Mediators are well acquainted with parties blaming one another for problems.  Scapegoating in particular can get in the way of coming to terms, instead leading to an escalation of bad feelings and an increasingly toxic relationship.  However, what is less well-known […]

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Tamsin Parnell on discourse and division

The latest episode of the Conflict Tipping podcast from Mediate.com is up now, feat Tamsin Parnell on discourse and division. We talk Brexit, covid-19, and migration. See a preview below, find the episode on all major podcasting platforms, and here’s a direct link to the episode: Tamsin Parnell is a linguistics researcher whose doctoral work […]

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Jan Gerrit Voelkel on reducing partisan animosity and anti-democratic attitudes

The latest episode of the Conflict Tipping podcast from Mediatedotcom is now live! In this episode I speak with Jan Gerrit Voelkel, a PhD candidate in the Polarization and Social Change Lab at Stanford University, who recently co-led a massive, 35-thousand-person, multi-country study that tested 25 different ways to reduce partisan animosity and anti-democratic attitudes. […]

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Aleksandra Cichocka on collective narcissism and conspiracy beliefs

I’m happy to share with you the latest episode of the Conflict Tipping podcast from Mediate.com, in which I speak with Prof Aleksandra Cichocka of the University of Kent. She leads the university’s political psychology lab, and is expert in collective narcissism and conspiracies. We talk about: I found our chat interesting and enlightening, and […]