The Summit has ended, but you can still enjoy the following three Speaker Talks and Live Event Recording as a sample of the 45+ that were included.
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Collective Trauma Healing: Enhancing Our Capacity to Integrate and Innovate
Host, Teacher, Author, and Founder of the Academy of Inner ScienceRead Bio
Thomas Hübl is a speaker, author and founder of the Academy of Inner Science. He has worked with more than 100,000 people worldwide through workshops, multi-year training programs and online courses. His teaching combines somatic awareness practices, advanced meditative practices, and transformational processes that address both individual and collective trauma, opening the potential for growth and healing. Thomas has guided large-scale healing events that have brought together thousands of Germans and Israelis to acknowledge, face and heal the cultural shadow left by the Holocaust. He is also the founder of the nonprofit Pocket Project, which aims to increase awareness and understanding of collective trauma and reduce its effects. Through his nonprofit organization, Thomas seeks to facilitate conscious cultural change with initiatives such as the popular Celebrate Life Festival, a multi-day immersive event which takes place annually in either Germany or the U.S. His forthcoming book on collective trauma will be published in 2020. Learn more at www.thomashubl.com
The Rise of Restorative and Healing-Centered Education
Dr. Angel Acosta
Principal Consultant at Acosta ConsultingRead Bio
Dr. Angel Acosta
For the last decade, Dr. Angel Acosta has worked to bridge the fields of leadership, social justice, and mindfulness. With a doctorate degree in curriculum and teaching is from Teachers College, Columbia University, Dr. Acosta has supported educational leaders and their students by facilitating leadership trainings, creating pathways to higher education, and designing dynamic learning experiences. His dissertation explored healing-centered education as a promising framework for educational leadership development.
After participating in the Mind and Life Institute’s Academy for Contemplative Leadership, Dr. Acosta began consulting and developing learning experiences that weave leadership development with conversations about inequality and healing, to support educational leaders through contemplative and restorative practices. As a former trustee for the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, he participated as a speaker and discussant at the Asia Pacific Forum on Holistic Education in Kyoto, Japan. He continues to consult for organizations like the NYC Department of Education, UNICEF, Columbia University and others. Over the last couple of years, he has designed the Contemplating 400 Years of Inequality Experience–a contemplative journey to understand structural inequality. He’s a proud member of the 400 Years of Inequality Project, based at the New School. Learn more at www.drangelacosta.com
Join his upcoming Virtual Retreat for a contemplative walk through 400 years of our collective history provides a community-based healing practice integrating interactive dialogue, mindful listening and contemplative practices: garr.in/400YearsAngelAcosta
Poetry Reading and Interview: On Listening, Allowing, and Creation
United States Poet Laureate, Musician, Playwright, and AuthorRead Bio
Joy Harjo has written nine books of poetry, as well as the memoir entitled, Crazy Brave which won several awards, including the PEN USA Literary Award for Creative Non-Fiction and the American Book Award. She co-edited two anthologies of contemporary Native women’s writing.
She is the recipient of the Ruth Lilly Prize from the Poetry Foundation for Lifetime Achievement, the 2015 Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets for proven mastery in the art of poetry, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America, and the United States Artist Fellowship. In 2014 she was inducted into the Oklahoma Writers Hall of Fame.
Also a renowned musician, Harjo performs with her saxophone nationally and internationally, solo and with her band, the Arrow Dynamics. She has five award-winning CDs of music. In 2019, Joy Harjo was appointed the 23rd United States Poet Laureate, the first Native American to hold the position. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. To learn more visit www.joyharjo.com
Day 4: The Art of Peacemaking: Mediating Conflicts In a Traumatized Field
With: Thomas Hübl, William Ury, host Kosha Joubert, and panelists Ameya Kilara and Claire Hajaj
Thomas Hübl and renowned mediator William Ury lead a panel discussion with conflict specialists Ameya Kilara and Claire Hajaj. They will explore the impact of trauma when addressing some of the world’s most challenging political conflicts, and how trauma-informed mediation can open pathways to resolution.
About the Presenters:
Thomas Hübl is a teacher, author, and founder of the Academy of Inner Science. He has worked with tens of thousands of people worldwide through workshops, multi-year training programs and online courses.
William Ury is the co-founder of Harvard’s Program on Negotiation, is one of the world’s leading experts on negotiation and mediation. William is co-author of Getting to Yes, a fifteen-million-copy bestseller translated into over thirty-five languages. Over the past four decades, William has served as a negotiation adviser and mediator in conflicts ranging from the Cold War to Venezuela to the Middle East. Recently, William has served as a senior advisor to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in helping to bring an end to the last and longest-running war in the Americas. He is currently a Distinguished Fellow of the Harvard Negotiation Project where he directs the Korea Negotiation Initiative (KNI), a collaborative inquiry into the obstacles to a negotiated resolution of the Korea nuclear crisis and how to overcome them.
Ameya Kilara is an Indian lawyer based in London and has worked for the past decade towards building peace in situations of violent conflict, particularly Kashmir. She heads the South Asian Leadership Initiative at Inter Mediate, a programme focused on the role of leadership in conflict resolution in South Asia, working in partnership with leadership experts at the Harvard Kennedy School. Inter Mediate is an organisation advising leaders of government and political organisations on negotiating an end to violent conflict in different parts of the world. Previously, at Conciliation Resources Ameya facilitated various dialogue initiatives across the Line of Control in Kashmir and an India-Pakistan track two process with former military and intelligence chiefs. She has provided technical support to the UN’s Office of the Special Envoy for Syria. As a solicitor at Linklaters, a leading international law firm, she helped to promote the mediation of commercial disputes.
Claire Hajaj is Policy Director at Inter Mediate and a specialist in conflict and post-conflict dynamics. For 17 years, she has contributed to humanitarian, political and security strategies to mitigate conflicts in some of the world’s most complex settings. Prior to joining Inter Mediate, she worked for the United Nations in Lebanon, Kosovo, Iraq, Myanmar, Nigeria and Pakistan. Her experience ranges from negotiating community-level access for vaccinators in extremist regions on the Afghan-Pakistan border to supporting the UN Special Representative in Iraq to mediate an end to the Iraqi-Kurdish dispute. More recently, she played a key role to negotiate and produce a landmark stabilization strategy for Lebanon to respond to the Syria crisis. Sharing Palestinian and Jewish heritage, Claire’s writing on conflict has appeared in Newsweek, the Sunday Times, the New Statesman, the Economist, Granta, and as the author of two novels.
Kosha Joubert is CEO of the Pocket Project and former CEO of the Global Ecovillage Network. She is an international facilitator, trainer, and consultant and has worked extensively in the fields of community empowerment, intercultural collaboration and the emergence of collective wisdom.
Day 4 Event Notes - The Art of Peacemaking
Graphic recording by Mathias Weitbrecht from the Day 4 Live Event: The Art of Peacemaking: Mediating Conflicts In a Traumatized Field.
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This event did not include music or poetry.