Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Week Two: Seeds of Peace

As I embark on this journey to understand and synthesize the robust meaning of peace, I find myself at the intersection of 17 cultures, myriad personalities, a community of Thai … Continue reading

June 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Master’s coursework on steroids

It will take me years to unpack, internalise and begin my mastery of all that I have learnt so far. And I am referring to the first 4 weeks of … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gender & Conflict Resolution

A few days ago, Alan Rickman, more likely known for his role as Severus Snape, passed away . I would prefer to remember this fine British actor as a “male … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Journey as a Rotary Peace Fellow 2 Weeks On

Monday, 4th January 2016, at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport around 10:00am, I waved my wife Jess, son Eddie, my siblings Grace and Eric and my friend Sam good-bye as … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Long Road to Peace

It is Monday afternoon, June 8, after I had checked through customs and immigration before taking a peep up to inhale deeply the Thai air and exhale loudly.  It had … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

Perceptions of Goals

During the past week of class, we learned Chris Mitchell’s definition of conflict (1981):     “A conflict situation is any situation in which two or more parties perceive they possess … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Anxiety & Chronological Journey to Thailand

I was encouraged to apply for the Rotary Peace Fellowship by a former office colleague of mine, Pushpi, who was a Rotary Peace Fellow at the Rotary Peace Center at … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · 2 Comments