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Project ALTERNATIVE had its final conference: ‘Justice and Security in Intercultural Europe: Exploring Alternatives’

On 16, 17 and 18 November 2015 project ALTERNATIVE presented the results of four years of research in the final conference ‘Justice and Security in Intercultural Europe: Exploring Alternatives’ in the beautiful Begijnhof in Leuven, Belgium. During three days, 80 … Continue reading

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‘How much Palinka can I drink with these people?’

Gábor talks about his work in the Hungarian village of “Kisvaros” Gábor Héra is a Hungarian PhD student at the Sociology of Science Doctoral School. His research has primarily focused on the issues of Roma integration, discrimination, prejudice, mediation and restorative justice. … Continue reading

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‘Why do people decide to talk to each other?’

Eva Győrfi is, amongst other things, a lawyer and a mediator. She is also part of the research team Foresee in Hungary, responsible for the action research in a small Hungarian village, “Kisvaros” for the ALTERNATIVE project. Foresee is an … Continue reading

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Taboo and Terror

By Luc Reychler Luc Reychler is emeritus professor of International relations, peace research and strategic studies at the University of Leuven. He served as   secretary general of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) from 2004-2008. His latest book ‘Time for … Continue reading

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‘They look at the world and others without any prejudice’

By Erika Magyar My family has an Italian style of life with sometimes smaller, sometimes bigger conflicts. Now that my sisters and I have left our parents’ house, the quarrels have ceased and we spend the weekends in a relaxed … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Dear reader, Welcome to the project ALTERNATIVE blog. Project ALTERNATIVE is a four-year project funded by the FP 7 Programme of the European Commission. Its aim is to look for different ways to define justice and security approaches in intercultural … Continue reading

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Restorative Justice and social conflict

By Mario Ragazzi Despite the general drop in temperatures, the political climate of this Autumn season in Belgium is extremely hot. On Thursday 6th November more than hundred thousand workers, union members and political activists marched in Brussels to protest … Continue reading

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