From Solferino to Gaza: Even Wars have Limits - Angelo Gnaedinger

Violence in Human Society - 8th Dialogue on Science, 14 – 16 October, 2009, Academia Engelberg Foundation. Our views of what violence is are distorted because of the traditional approach to violence as a phenomenon in everyday life. The use and threat of physical and emotional violence against individuals or groups include the use of sheer force as well as the powers of self-assertion in relations of power and control. In a broader sense, violence can be found in all social classes...

Violence Prevention in Family, Kindergarden & School System - Prof. Manfred Cierpka

Violence in Human Society - 8th Dialogue on Science, 14 – 16 October, 2009, Academia Engelberg Foundation. Our views of what violence is are distorted because of the traditional approach to violence as a phenomenon in everyday life. The use and threat of physical and emotional violence against individuals or groups include the use of sheer force as well as the powers of self-assertion in relations of power and control. In a broader sense, violence can be found in all social classes...

Politics, Society & Situation to favour Violence - Prof H. Welzer

Violence in Human Society - 8th Dialogue on Science, 14 – 16 October, 2009, Academia Engelberg Foundation. Our views of what violence is are distorted because of the traditional approach to violence as a phenomenon in everyday life. The use and threat of physical and emotional violence against individuals or groups include the use of sheer force as well as the powers of self-assertion in relations of power and control. In a broader sense, violence can be found in all social classes...

Times of Violence, Time of Care - Prof. Andreas Hamburger

Violence in Human Society - 8th Dialogue on Science, 14 – 16 October, 2009, Academia Engelberg Foundation. Our views of what violence is are distorted because of the traditional approach to violence as a phenomenon in everyday life. The use and threat of physical and emotional violence against individuals or groups include the use of sheer force as well as the powers of self-assertion in relations of power and control. In a broader sense, violence can be found in all social classes...

Neurobiology of Aggression and Criminal Violence - Prof. G. Roth

Violence in Human Society - 8th Dialogue on Science, 14 – 16 October, 2009, Academia Engelberg Foundation Our views of what violence is are distorted because of the traditional approach to violence as a phenomenon in everyday life. The use and threat of physical and emotional violence against individuals or groups include the use of sheer force as well as the powers of self-assertion in relations of power and control. In a broader sense, violence can be found in all social classes around...

Rape with Extreme Violence: the new pathology in eastern DR Congo

submitted by: nangini
Rape with extreme violence characterizes the deliberate and mutilating assaults on women in girls by militia in eastern DR Congo. Through the lens of the Panzi Hospital in South Kivu, we discuss the medical and socioeconomic impact of REV, and highlight some of its underlying factors. Dr. Mukwege, short-listed for the Nobel Peace prize for the second time this year, offers powerful first-hand experience as as founder and director of the Panzi Hospital. "We don't lose hope...I know that with...