On the possibilities of peace, inside & out: Introducing “Home to Gaia”

On the possibilities of peace, inside & out: Introducing “Home to Gaia”

  By Ina Curic TFF Associate* September 21, 2018 – Peace Day   “Home To Gaia” – An illustrated storybook about finding peace and love inside to share it outside – Age 3 and up   Can we work for peace in the world when being conflict-ridden inside? Are we collectively responsible for the conflicts […]

New TFF Associate – Brajna Greenhalgh

New TFF Associate – Brajna Greenhalgh

  Brajna Greenhalgh joined TFF as Associate in September 2018. She says: “I was born in Vukovar, Croatia, in what was at the time known as Yugoslavia. I grew up and lived there during the years of its dissolution wars. I first met Dr Jan Oberg in early spring 1998 when the TFF conflict-mitigation team […]

New TFF Associate: Tim Hayward – CV

New TFF Associate: Tim Hayward – CV

  Tim Hayward became a TFF Associate in September 2018 He is Director of the Just World Institute and Professor of Environmental Political Theory at the University of Edinburgh. His academic work has focused on integrating ecological concerns into social and political theory. Publications in this field include the books Ecological Thought: An Introduction (Polity […]

New TFF Associate: Thore Vestby CV

New TFF Associate: Thore Vestby CV

    Curriculum vitae Thore Vestby – born May 30, 1951 in Norway – became a TFF Associate in August 2018.   Occupation Hon. Mayor, former MP, Chairman   Education 1972-2003 IT and business-related education by IBM in economy, sales, marketing and business development. 1971-1972 Military service 1968-1971 Gymnasium, mathematics and physics 1965-1968 High-school   […]

SPAR – Silk Peace Art Road: The new TFF & Oberg PhotoGraphics multi-year project

SPAR – Silk Peace Art Road: The new TFF & Oberg PhotoGraphics multi-year project

  Jan Oberg, Oberg PhotoGraphics, has been invited by the Global Art Affairs (GAA) Foundation and the European Cultural Center to exhibit at Palazzo Mora in Venice during the Biennale 2019. This exciting opportunity stimulated the development of a bigger idea that combines Oberg’s work for peace and art photography with a focus on the […]

Jesper Munk Jakobsen – CV

Jesper Munk Jakobsen – CV

    June  26, 2018 Born in 1988, Danish; rhetorician, writer and communication advisor. Jesper Munk Jakobsen became TFF Associate in June 2018. Jesper Munk Jakobsen has a Master of Arts in rhetoric from Aarhus University, Denmark, and a prof.bach in communication from the Danish School for Media and Journalism. From 2015-2017 he was communications […]

In Pursuit of Peace and Justice: 100 Peace & Justice Leaders and Models

In Pursuit of Peace and Justice: 100 Peace & Justice Leaders and Models

29 Jan 2018 By Anthony J. Marsella and Kathleen Malley-Morrison Introduction 26 Jan 2018 – The annual memorial holiday on January 15, 2018, celebrating Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.’s enduring contributions to peace and justice, has passed. The events of the day linger in our minds, eternally grateful for Reverend King’s efforts to free people […]

Honor, Humiliation, and Terror – Book note

Honor, Humiliation, and Terror – Book note

New book by Evelin Lindner • Humankind has reached a boiling point. Violence, hatred, and terror have become deeply entangled with honor, heroism, glory, loyalty, and love. Over the past five percent of modern human history on planet Earth, roughly the past ten millennia, human activity has reached a crescendo of rapid and ruthless competition […]

TFF 1986-1996

TFF 1986-1996

Some glimpses into peace research in Lund TFF the first 12 years   By Jan Oberg The Lund University Peace Research Institute, LUPRI, 1963-1983-89 From 1983 to 1989, TFF co-founder and director, Jan Oberg – PhD in sociology 1981 and later associate professor in peace studies (“docent” in Swedish) – was also head of the […]

TFF Honorary Friend Paul McCartney

  • Paul McCartney – Sir Paul James Paul McCartney was born in Liverpool on June 18th 1942. In 1956, Paul writes his first song, I Lost My Little Girl. For his complete biography (up to 2003), click here. His official website is PaulMcCartney.com Paul McCartney and TFF’s founder Jan Oberg met each other in […]