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conflict transformation, nonviolence resistance, peacebuilding Israel and Palestine,

  • 6 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
20102019

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Biography

 

Dr. Marwan Darweish is a  Associate Professor joined the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University in 2009. He is the Course Director of the MA in Peace and Conflict Studies and Director of Post Graduate Certificate Course in Conflict Resolution Skill from 2010-2016.

His current research focuses on peace processes, conflict transformation and nonviolence resistance. Dr. Darweish carries extensive experience across the Middle East region and has a special interest in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. He worked for over 30 years for social political change in Palestine and Israel. He recently led a team of researchers to implement a research project on the nonviolent movement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the role of Israeli and international peace and solidarity movement, funded by the EU. He has considerable international experience in leading training courses in conflict transformation and peacebuilding, and in undertaking consultancies for several international and local organisations in the Middle East and Africa. His is the co-author of (2015) Popular Protest in Palestine: The History and Uncertain Future of Unarmed Resistance, London, Pluto Press.

Prior to his current position, Dr Darweish worked as Senior Peace and Advisor, with Responding To Conflict (RTC), an international organisation based in the UK, previously he lived and worked in Jerusalem

 

Area of Expertise:

 

Unarmed resistance, “hidden resistance” in Palestine. Conflict transformation and peacebuilding training in English, Arabic and Hebrew. Worked in the Middle East and internationally; Africa and South Asia, with special expertise in Palestine and Israel.

Research Interests

Nonviolence; Peacebuilding; Popular protest; Conflict Transformation

Vision Statement

I am deeply concerned about the growing violent response to social, political and economic injustices in the world and the lack of constructive peaceful interventions. I believe that active nonviolence civil resistance and conflict transformation is the key to transform structural and direct violent conflict and address social injustice and change the imbalance of power relation between the conflicting parties. My research aims to develop practices and knowledge to enhance successful peaceful resistance in partnership with local and international movements and to inform policy makers.

Education/Academic qualification

Peace Studies , Doctorate

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Projects

  • Research Output

    • 6 Citations
    • 2 h-Index
    • 7 Article
    • 4 Chapter
    • 2 Book
    • 1 Abstract

    War and Peace in Iraqi Kurdistan’s History Curricula

    Darweish, M. & Alsayid Mohammed, M. A., 1 Aug 2019, Teaching Peace and War: Pedagogy and Curricula. Wibben, A. T. R. & Donahoe, A. E. (eds.). 1st ed. UK: Routledge, 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Open Access
    File
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    History education in schools in Iraqi Kurdistan: Representing values of peace and violence

    Darweish, M. & Mohammed, M., 2 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Peace Education . 15, 1, p. 48-75 27 p., 2.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    12 Downloads (Pure)

    The internationalisation of nonviolent resistance: the case of the BDS campaign

    Darweish, M. & Rigby, A., 2018, In : Journal of Resistance Studies. 4, 1, p. 45-71 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 46 Downloads (Pure)

    War and Peace in Iraqi Kurdistan’s History Curricula

    Darweish, M. & Alsayid Mohammed, M., 2018, In : Peace Review. 30, 3, p. 322-330 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • Activities

    • 6 Participation in conference
    • 1 Publication peer-review

    British Society for Middle Eastern Studies

    Marwan Darweish (Convenor)
    24 Jun 201926 Jun 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Rowman & Littlefield International (Publisher)

    Marwan Darweish (Associate Editor)
    1 Sep 20191 Sep 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

    British Society for Middle Eastern Studies

    Marwan Darweish (Speaker)
    24 Jun 201926 Jun 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Conflict Research Conference Birmingham University 2018

    Marwan Darweish (Speaker)
    17 Sep 201818 Sep 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Conflict Research Conference Birmingham University 2018

    Marwan Darweish (Speaker)
    17 Sep 201818 Sep 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference