Modular Period III

Aspects of Negative Peaces and Direct Violence
January 18th to February 03rd 2013

 Field training, including excursions to the Tyrolean Red Cross, the Austrian Army
and the Native Spirit Camp.
Modular Period III is coordinated by Wolfgang Dietrich.

At the Native Spirit Camp

Students will stay for two weeks “offline” at the camps and experience a 24 hours and 14 days training in practical aspects of field work. The topics will range from team-training, communication, basic skills in orientation and survival in nature, guided units in mountaineering, rescue, simulations of man made and natural disaster situations, civilian actions in armed conflict situations, spiritual and physical training. Special training units for civilians with a background in conflict transformation will be offered by the Army their specific environment.
The nights will mostly be spent in wooden tepees and tents (with stoves in case), the days in the marvelous natural environment of the Alps. The aim of these weeks, besides practical training, is the formation of a real group of colleagues. Readiness for team spirit will be highly demanded. Students are requested to take basic personal camp equipment such as sleeping bag, mountaineering-boots and warm clothing with them.





Excursion Fri 18.01.-Sat 19.01. to be announced
Practical Training with the Tyrolean Red Cross
Excursion Mon 21.01.-Sat 26.01. to be announced Field Training with the Austrian Army

  Sat 26.01.-Sun 27.01. to be announced Integrative Seminar
Group 1
Sun 27.01.-Sat 02.02. to be announced Field Training at the Native Spirit Camp
Group 2
Sun 27.01.-Sat 02.02. to be announced Principles and Practice of Media Work in Conflict Areas
(Franz Kössler)

The Program reserves the right to changes in schedules.