We are pleased to announce that the Association's annual research grant (1500 Euro) has been awarded to a project entitled 'Peace Education and teacher training: today in the context of yesterday. A comparative perspective from Finland, Lithuania and Sweden.' Members in the project are Roger Johansson, and Irene Andersson, University of Malmo, Sweden; Arja Virta, University of Turku, Finland and Irena Zaleskiene, Lithuania.

The main goal of the research is to compare experiences of peace education before and after 1989 inFinland, Lithuania and Sweden, in three countries with different historical and cultural backgrounds and what "Peace Education" meansin different cultural, political, social, contexts.

The research started in 2010 January and was completed within the specified time period (18 months period).

 

The final report can be found here: 2009 - 2010 Research Grant Report - Peace Education.