In this story, Dr. Amr shares an experience of conducting research in an all-girl-madrassa in Bangladesh in 2004. When he asked the teachers and principal about what the girls needed to improve their educational experience, he was in for a big surprise! See if you can guess!!
In this episode, Dr. Amr recounts two situations he faced in Burundi, once in 1998 and once in 2001. The contrast between the two situations illustrates several lessons for how to make assumptions and design conflict-sensitive approaches to research and evaluation of peacebuilding projects.
In this episode, Dr. Amr recounts a story from 1980 when he was a district attorney in Heliopolis, Cairo. The story examines the direct, cultural and structural violence that poor people my be subjected to, and our role in the field of peace and conflict resolution to support the weak and to transform such injustices.
In this episode, Dr. Amr discusses one of the cross-cultural differences he encountered with his Bangladeshi in-laws. How cultural programming influences us, and how can we deal with it to advance peace!