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 […]

Johan Galtung’s Acceptance Speech of the People’s Nobel in Sweden

Johan Galtung’s Acceptance Speech of the People’s Nobel in Sweden

Via transcend.org • The People’s Peace Prize According to Nobel’s Will Celebration-Seminar-Banquet, Orust Peace Movement at Svanvik, Sweden, 2 Dec 2017 – Most gratefully received: a beautifully engraved granite stone that will adorn our garden in Spain, and a wonderful diploma!   I am deeply moved, with a feeling that my long life dedicated to […]

“Ever Since My UN Appointment I Have Often Been Accused of Being an Anti-Semite and A Self-Hating Jew”

“Ever Since My UN Appointment I Have Often Been Accused of Being an Anti-Semite and A Self-Hating Jew”

By Richard Falk Via ahtribune.com A wide-ranging conversation with Richard Falk at the American Herald Tribune on October 5, 2017. Here a few excerpts: • Mohsen Abdelmoumen: You wrote the book “Achieving Human Rights”. Don’t you think that the many interventions of American imperialism, under the pretext of spreading human rights and democracy, have emptied […]

Christina Spännar CV

Christina Spännar CV

Christina Spännar Born 1945, Swedish, PhD in sociology and co-founder of TFF. Defended her PhD in sociology in October 2001 “With foreign luggage. Thoughts and experiences told by young people with roots in other cultures or The postmodern strangehood.” (Department of Sociology, University of Lund). For a description see TFF PressInfo 138. She has been […]

TFF PressInfo # 437 – Johan Galtung is awarded peace prize in Nobel’s spirit

TFF PressInfo # 437 – Johan Galtung is awarded peace prize in Nobel’s spirit

By Jan Oberg • On Saturday, December 2 2017, Johan Galtung is awared the alternative peace prize, The People’s Peace Prize In Accordance With Nobel’s Will. Who is Johan Galtung Born in Norway 87 years ago. The most innovative and productive figure in international peace and conflict research. Has taught at 50 universities around the […]