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Asch Center 2003 Summer Institute Schedule
University of Pennsylvania
June 2-August 8
 
For the 2003 Summer Institute Syllabus click here.
 
Week 1.  Case Histories of Ethnopolitical Conflict
 
Introduction by Directors & Informal Fellow Presentations
 
Informal Fellow Presentations (Continued)
 
Northern Ireland (Brendan O’Leary, University of Pennsylvania)
Israel/Palestine ( Ian Lustick, University of Pennsylvania)
 
Sri Lanka (Jeanne Marecek, Swarthmore College)
South Africa (Harvey Glickman, Haverford College)
 
Review, Discussion, and Integration
 
Week 2.  Ethnic Identity: Models and Influences
 
Primordialist Approaches to Ethnic Identity and Related Issues (Clark McCauley, Paul Rozin, & Francisco Gil-White, U. of Pennsylvania)
 
Constructivist Theories of Ethnic Identity (Ronald Suny, University of Chicago)
 
Instrumental Models of Ethnicity (Srirupa Roy, University of Massachusetts)
 
Post-Colonialism and Ethnic Identity (Steven Rubenstein, Ohio University)
 
Review, Discussion, and Integration
 
Week 3.  The Psychology of Group Identification and Intergroup Conflict
 
Theories of Intergroup Aggression (Marc Ross, Bryn Mawr College)
 
Developmental & Cultural Origins of Ingroup & Outgroup Aggression (Marc Ross, Bryn Mawr College)
 
Self Identity Theory, Self-Categorization Theory, & Intergroup Conflict (Leonie Huddy, SUNY-Stony Brook)
 
Group Dynamics, Group Stereotypes and Group Identification (Clark McCauley, Bryn Mawr College)
 
Review, Discussion, and Integration
 
Week 4.  Social Movements, Political Violence, and Terrorism
 
Social Movements & Political Violence I (Bert Klandermans, Free University, Amersterdam)
 
Social Movements & Political Violence II (Bert Klandermans, Free University, Amersterdam)
 
Psychology and Sociology of Terrorism (Clark McCauley, Bryn Mawr College)
 
Psychosocial Impact of Terror: Primary Prevention & Public Health (Col. Ann Norwood, MD (Department of Health and Human Services, Washington DC)
 
Review, Discussion, and Integration
 
Week 5.  Genocide and Gross Human Rights Violations
 
History of Genocide (Daniel Chirot, University of Washington)
 
Rebel Group Atrocities (Jeremy Weinstein, Brookings Institution)
 
International Law and Minority Rights (Kristin Henrard, University of Groningen, Netherlands)
 
Week 6.  Institutional Frameworks in Working with Refugees and Survivors of Violence
 
Legal and Social Realities of Forced Migration (Douglas Massey, Princeton University)
 
Education & Related Development Issues for Refugees (Beverlee Bruce, Social Science Research Council, New York City)
 
Can Humanitarianism Be a Profession? (Peter Walker, Tufts University)
 
Critique of Psychosocial Interventions: The Politics of Trauma (Vanessa Pupavac, University of Nottingham, UK)
 
Review, Discussion, and Integration
 
Week 7.  Individual and Family Issues in Working with Refugees and Survivors of Violence
 
Psychological Impact of Disasters on Victims and Helpers (Fran Norris, National Center for PTSD & Dartmouth Medical School)
 
Psychosocial Approaches with Refugees (Arancha Garcia del Soto, University of Pennsylvania)
 
Trauma Interventions in Conflict (Jon Hubbard, Center for Victims of Torture, Minnesota)
 
Needs Assessment: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches (Paul Bolton, Johns Hopkins University)
 
Review, Discussion, and Integration
 
Week 8.  Community and Human Rights Approaches
 
Children and Armed Conflict (Michael Wessells, Randolph Macon College)
 
Ethics of Development: Workers & Academics (Michael Wessells, Randolph Macon College)
 
Local Women’s Initiatives & Action Research (Brinton Lykes, Boston College)
 
Evolution of International Human Rights: From the Holocaust to the 21st Century (Harry Reicher, University of Pennsylvania)
 
Review, Discussion, and Integration
 
Week 9.  States and the Regulation of Ethnic Group Differences
 
Political Designs I: Multicultural Liberalism and Integration (Will Kymlicka, Queen’s University, Canada)
 
Political Designs II: Assimilation and Nation-Building (Margaret Moore, Queen’s University, Canada)
 
Political Designs III: Partition and Consociation (Brendan O’Leary, University of Pennsylvania)
 
Political Designs IV: Federation and Control (John McGarry, Queen’s University, Canada)
 
Review, Discussion, and Integration
 
Week 10.  Conflict Resolution & Discussion of Research Proposals
 
Problem-Solving Conflict Resolution Approaches I (Donna Hicks & William Weisberg, Harvard University)
 
Problem-Solving Conflict Resolution Approaches II (Donna Hicks & William Weisberg, Harvard University)
 
Discussion of Fellow Research Proposals
 
Discussion of Fellow Research Proposals (Continued)
 
Final Integration and Concluding Session

 

 

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