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New WCC content in online collection hosted by Globethics.net

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For many years, the Globethics.net Library has hosted a variety of collections on behalf of the World Council of Churches (WCC). The WCC has a longstanding partnership with Globethics.net, and is an active member of the Globethics.net Consortium on Ethics in Higher Education, as well as co-founder of what used to be called the "Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism... Read MoreAboutNew WCC content in online collection hosted by Globethics.net »

New Collection: Peace-Building and Conflict Resolution

 The ethics of peace are not limited to UN Security Council Resolutions, which delineate the authorization for the "maintenance of international peace and security" since 1946. The question of international intervention as "ius ad interventionem" should be distinguished from a broad framework of efforts made by non-governmental organizations to manage and transform ... Read MoreAboutNew Collection: Peace-Building and Conflict Resolution »

Book of the month: New Paths and Policies towards Conflict Prevention

This book explores the discourse on conflict prevention and peacebuilding by bringing together researchers from China and Switzerland over a series policy dialogues. The Charter of the United Nations, adopted in the immediate aftermath of World War II, is clear about the fundamental necessity for the international community to act in partnership to prevent violent conflict. Given... Read MoreAboutBook of the month: New Paths and Policies towards Conflict Prevention »

World Book and Copyright Day: Book Recommendations

On the 23 April 2021, the world will celebrate UNESCO's World Book and Copyright Day. In a challenging year living through restriction measures and confinement, books have offered us escapism, and proved to be powerful tools to combat isolation and reinforce ties between people. At Globethics.net, we strongly advocate for equal access to knowledge resources, and all of our books... Read MoreAboutWorld Book and Copyright Day: Book Recommendations »

Discover new resources on Ethics in Higher Education

 New resources on ethics in higher education are now available via our Globethics.net Library and Globethics.net Publications. Check out the latest flyer by clicking here. Globethics.net Library The library has brand new content restricted to registered users, such as the titles below. So don't miss out and register today! Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of... Read MoreAboutDiscover new resources on Ethics in Higher Education »

Book of the month: Critical Perspectives on Interreligious Education

In Experiments in Empathy: Critical Reflections on Interreligious Education, the contributors provide a roadmap for practicing and developing innovative ways to teach religion that promotes interfaith understanding and cooperation. Readership: All interested in interreligious education, interfaith movement, comparative theologies, religious education, religion and politics will find... Read MoreAboutBook of the month: Critical Perspectives on Interreligious Education »

Book of the month: Global Citizenship Education

This open access book takes a critical and international perspective to the mainstreaming of the Global Citizenship Concept and analyses the key issues regarding global citizenship education across the world. In that respect, it addresses a pressing need to provide further conceptual input and to open global citizenship agendas to diversity and indigeneity. Social and political... Read MoreAboutBook of the month: Global Citizenship Education »

Book of the month: Sustainable Development and Higher Education Institutions

Higher education institutions (HEIs) have a unique role and responsibility for the future and for driving the development of a sustainable society. This Special Issue builds on papers presented during the 2018 International Sustainable Campus Network Conference and also includes other contributions. The articles reflect the many aspects of sustainability in higher education... Read MoreAboutBook of the month: Sustainable Development and Higher Education Institutions »

Book of the month: Self-directed multimodal learning in higher education

This book aims to provide an overview of theoretical and practical considerations in terms of self-directed multimodal learning within the university context. It provides a unique snapshot of multimodal practices within higher education through a self-directed learning epistemological lens. The book covers issues such as what self-directed multimodal learning entails, mapping of... Read MoreAboutBook of the month: Self-directed multimodal learning in higher education »

New Journal: Transformation in Higher Education

 Transformation in Higher EducationAvailable on: https://repository.globethics.net/handle/20.500.12424/4008910Transformation in Higher Education is an international, transdisciplinary journal that seeks original contributions that reflect upon and theorise transformation in higher education in all its different nuances. It aims to disseminate high impact, evidence based research... Read MoreAboutNew Journal: Transformation in Higher Education »