Book Talk: Honor, Humiliation, and Terror, with Evelin Lindner
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Published: 12/01/2016
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Description/Abstract: Book Talk: Honor, Humiliation, and Terror, with Evelin Lindner, Wednesday, 12/7, 12-2pm

On Wednesday, December 7th, Dr. Evelin Lindner, award-winning author and Founding President of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies and Co-founder of the World Dignity University initiative, will present her forthcoming book, Honor, Humiliation, and Terror (World Dignity University Press, 2017). It is described by Linda M. Hartling, Ph.D., Director, Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies, as "a book of deep transdisciplinary insight inspired by a visionary global community" and "universal affirmation for those who courageously strive to build bridges of equal dignity in their own lives and around the world." Further, Evelin Lindner's work is a "universal invitation to all who wish to do their part to replace cycles of humiliation and terror with dignifying dialogue." (Foreword).

Evelin Lindner is a transdisciplinary social scientist and humanist, in a wide range of fields from neuroscience to political science and philosophy. She holds two Ph.D.s, one in medicine and the other in psychology. She is the Founding President of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies, a global network of academics and practitioners (HumanDHS,, a global network of academics and practitioners, and Co-founder and educator at the World Dignity University initiative. Lindner lives and teaches globally, and is affiliated, among others, with Columbia University in New York City, the University of Oslo, Norway, and the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme in Paris.

Lindner is the author of Making Enemies: Humiliation and International Conflict (Praeger, 2006; foreword by Morton Deutsch, Professor Emeritus of Teachers College), noted as path-breaking and honored as a Choice 2007 Outstanding Academic Title; Emotion and Conflict: How Human Rights Can Dignify Emotion and Help Us Wage Good Conflict (Praeger, 2009; Foreword by Morton Deutsch): and Gender, Humiliation, and Global Security: Dignifying Relationships from Love, Sex, and Parenthood to World Affairs (Praeger, 2010; Foreword by Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu); A Dignity Economy: Creating an Economy Which Serves Human Dignity and Preserves Our Planet (Lake Oswego, OR: World Dignity University Press, 2012).

This book talk precedes the 28th Annual Conference of World Dignity University, held at Teachers College on December 8-9, 2016 and hosted by The Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (MD-ICCCR).

Please rsvp with your interest and details by Tuesday, December 6th.

Where: 306 Russell