October 2019: CEIA’s Director is made a Visiting Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation and leads an Advanced Skills Workshop on the Mediation of Armed Conflict.
News and Events
The latest news from the Center for Empathy in International Affairs.
Sept 2019: CEIA is delighted to announce the birth of ‘ELE’ – Electronic Library on Empathy, consisting of a wide range of academic articles on empathy.
July 2019: After months of research, CEIA has developed an innovative and path-breaking empathy training for international professionals, enabling them to enhance their efficacy and impact.
April 2019: CEIA Director, Matt Waldman, was honored to be invited to speak for the second time at the prestigious Herbert C. Kelman Seminar, addressing the tough issue of engaging with Islamist armed groups.
On 1 November 2018 CEIA’s director Matt Waldman participated in a symposium in London on addressing global challenges organised by Westminster Abbey Institute.
November 2018: CEIA Announces Partnership with Swiss Foreign Ministry for training and research to enhance the empathy skills of its top diplomats and mediators.
In October 2018 CEIA director Matt Waldman was honoured to be hosted by the School of International Relations at St Andrews, where he presented on the role of strategic empathy in foreign policymaking and conflict resolution.
In March 2018 CEIA conducted the world’s first training for diplomats in empathy: a workshop on strategic empathy for the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.
In March 2018 CEIA and Conciliation Resources convened a roundtable discussion in London on biases in conflict, attended by leading experts and practitioners in mediation and conflict resolution.
Event in November 2017: Empathy in International Conflict Resolution – Matt Waldman leads the Kelman Seminar at Harvard