Building on themes introduced in the Introductory Workshop and Theory course, this course explores the dynamics of culture in dispute resolution. Drawing on current literature and case examples, participants will have the opportunity to: Explore intrapersonal, interpersonal and intergroup dynamics of intercultural conflict; Examine cultural dimensions of specific conflict resolution processes; Analyze implicit meanings and cultural values of conflict resolution processes as they are practiced in a variety of sectors and settings, including private and public sector organizations and communities; Experience imaginative and creative tools for transforming cultural conflict; Learn about processes to address deep-rooted cultural conflict, including dialogue and appreciative inquiry.


Open only to LLM students who have completed ALDR 6300 - Introduction to Dispute Resolution AND ALDR 6301 - The Theory and Practice of Dispute Resolution.

Anti-requisite: LAW 6302P - Culture, Diversity and Power in Dispute Resolution

NCA equivalence:


Terms Offered

Summer 25

6.0 credits

Fall 24

Course Section: A

6.0 credits

Fall 26

6.0 credits

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