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Conference Papers & Contributions

"Conflict Management for Schools in Transformation" presented at the Annual Conference South African Association of Women Graduates (SAAWG) Annual Conference "Fostering a culture of peace in a Democratic South Africa: the role of women" Johannesburg, 31 May 2003.

"Contact courses and the Teaching of non-violent Transformation of Conflict: Experiences" presented at the University for Peace (Africa Programme) Conference - Developing Teaching resources on Non-violent transformation of conflict, Durban, 27-31 October 2003.

"Justice, Human rights and Peace". Panel organized for the University of Peace (Africa Programme) Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 22-27 August 2005. The Development of a Human Rights and Peace reader.

"The Role of Universities in Conflict Transformation, Reconstruction and Peace Building in Africa". Panel organised for the University of Western Cape conference and Nelson Mandela Foundation. Cape Town, 19-20 September 2005.

"The use of Action Research to demonstrate the link between theory and critically informed action in conflict resolution training in multicultural settings using elicitive approaches" presented at the Peace Research Capacity- Building Conference and Workshop - University of Peace. Dakar, Senegal 24-26 October 2005.

"The elicitive approach to conflict management training in multicultural secondary schools" presented at World Congress Action Research ALARM 7th and PAR 11th. University of Groningen, Netherlands, 21-25 August 2006 Published conference proceedings

Paper to be presented at the International Conference on Learning, University of Barcelona, Spain 1-4 July 2009: Peace Education in Multicultural Schools: An Action Research Approach.

“Developing Teaching Resources on Non-Violent Transformation of Conflict” Durban, South Africa, 27-31 October 2003.

“The Contact Hypothesis: Insights from a pilot project in two secondary high multi-cultural schools in the Nelson Mandela Metropole” in ILISO vol 5(2) August 2001

“Conflict Transformation and Non-Violent Communication” in ILISO vol 6(1) March 2002.

“Nonviolent Communication” Annual Journal of the South African Association of Women Graduates: Women in Research 2002.

“The Role of Conflict Management in Educational Transformation” ” Annual Journal of the South African Association of Women Graduates: Fostering a Culture of Peace in A Democratic South Africa 2003.

An Eclectic Model for Conflict Resolution Training in Multi-Cultural Schools Commonwealth Youth and Development Vol 3 No 1 2005

Migrant Learners in a changing school environment. Annual Journal of the South African Association of Women Graduates (SAAWG): The security of the Child 2006.

Managing diversity in transforming institutions of higher education: The case of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa. The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations Communities and Nations. 8(5) 2008. Mayekiso T. and Snodgrass L.

Conflict and pedagogy: Model building for conflict resolution training in multicultural secondary schools. Journal of Business intelligence 1(3) 2008. Haines R. and Snodgrass L.

The value of play for conflict management: A case study. South African Journal of Education 29(1) 2009. Snodgrass L. and Blunt W.

Teachers' experiences of conflict and violence in township schools. Commonwealth Youth and Development Journal. Snodgrass, L. and Heleta S. (Forthcoming 2009)

Reintergrating former 'child soldiers' into their communities in Northern Uganda: A case study Chapter for African Focus HSRC. Snodgrass  L and Obika J (Forthcoming 2009)