Educational Materials

Interested in learning about the power of nonviolence? These are great resources to dive in!


Learning About Nonviolence

Syllabus created by our founder, Mubarak Awad, for promoting nonviolent action.

University for Peace conducts online courses and degrees in a variety of topics dealing with nonviolence.  The link above will take you to the course list and registration. 


Reading About Nonviolence

The University for Peace also has a helpful list of research and periodic publications relevant to nonviolence and conflict resolution. Find great resources on their virtual library. 

The International Center for Nonviolent Conflict has an amazing searchable database relating to civil resistance with resources in multiple languages. Their resource library can be found here.

Chaiwat Satha-Anand, Professor of Political Science, Thammasat University, Thailand and Director of the Peace Information Center, Foundation for Democracy and Development Studies, is the 2012 winner of the El-Hibri Peace Education Prize. The prize recognizes Prof. Satha-Anand’s contribution to the field of Peace Education. His most notable work is titled, The Nonviolent Crescent: Eight Theses on Muslim Nonviolent Actions and can be found here.


Films on Nonviolence

Check out this awesome chart on films about nonviolence, designed by Mischa Gabowitsc, a sociologist and contemportary historian specializing in the study of protest and social movement in Russia as well as Soviet war memorials. Mischa originally designed the list while he was preparing for workshop, but he continues to work on the graph and rest of his blog. 


Still looking for more? Head over to our Tactics and Training Resources pages!