1st Annual International Conference on Transgenerational Trauma: Communal Wounds and Victim Identiti (TT2012)
Venue: Coral Sadeen Hotel
|Event Date/Time: Sep 19, 2012||End Date/Time: Sep 22, 2012|
An Annual Multi-cultural, Multi-disciplinary Conference held in conjunction with the establishment of a Global Network of professional working groups engaged in the joint study of inherited unresolved communal trauma and the implications for violence and war within and between communities, past, present, and future.
Endorsed and Supported by:
over 100 professional associations, universities, and organizations internationally
Official Partners of
Charter For Compassion & Parliament of World's Religions
~ CALL FOR PROPOSALS ~
4 DAY PROGRAM:
A Focused Dialogue and Deliberation -- Defining and addressing the dynamics of inherited, unresolved communal trauma from one generation to the next, including historical understandings, the development and perpetuation of communal victim identities, exclusive cultural membership and rites of belonging, and implications for present and future relations between communities - particularly war and violence.
A Search for New Models and Methodologies -- Developing new models and methods at the societal level for healing and preventing communal trauma and it's transfer into future generations.
Transgenerational Trauma is seen as an underlying and potent fuel for the eruption of violence in the present and future. Understanding it's dynamics and implications, and developing ways to effectively treat it, are seen as essential to healing and reconciliation within and between communities, establishing compassionate local and global relations, and achieving sustainable peace.
FORMAT AND CONTENT:
Keynote Speakers - Topical Panels and Roundtables - Break-out Sessions of Research, Workshops, & Practical Presentations - Daily Facilitated Dialogue & Action Planning Break-out Groups - Study Group Meetings - Live 2-Way Global Links With Remote Groups in Other Countries - Interactive All-conference Experiences - On-site Pod-casting and Blogging - Networking for Cooperation on Applications - Multi-disciplinary, Multi-cultural Learning Community - Social-Cultural Events & Performances - Displays
Global Network for the Study of Transgenerational Trauma:
For DETAILS on how to form or join a study group within the Global Network see:
For DETAILS on Conference Program, Registration, Accommodations, & Travel visit our website or CONTACT:
Common Bond Institute
Steve Olweean, Conference Co-coordinator
12170 S. Pine Ayr Drive, Climax, MI 49034 USA
Ph/Fax: 269-665-9393 Email: SOlweean@aol.com