Hamline University School of Law invites the public to come
together to honor Conflict Resolution Day and to hear a provocative and
informative discussion on “Conflict Resolution Within a Chaotic Reality” by
international negotiation and crisis management expert Michael Tsur.
event is Tuesday, October 19 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Hamline University School of
Law, located at 1492 Hewitt Avenue in Saint Paul. No RSVP is necessary; the
event is free and open to all. Law students may apply for 1.5 CLE and Rule 114
credits for attending. Light refreshments will be served.
Resolution Day is an international day set aside to promote and honor the work
of conflict resolution. This year, Hamline University School of Law, the
Jerusalem Program, and Conflict Resolution Minnesota—Minnesota’s primary
organization for alternative dispute resolution professionals and the local
chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution—are jointly sponsoring this
event focusing on the dynamic nature of international conflict resolution and
the methods, approaches, and tools used to manage the chaotic reality in which
The keynote speaker for the event, Michael Tsur, is an expert
in negotiation, conflict resolution, crisis management, and mediation. He
specializes in executive coaching of general managers, general directors, and
owners of companies in Israel and around the globe.
Tsur is also the
founder and general-director of the Mediation & Conflict Resolution
Institute-Jerusalem. He has garnered years of expertise in resolving emergency
situations, ranging from hostage crises to breakdowns in cross-national business
negotiations to stand-offs with individuals who are mentally unstable. For more
information on the event, click here.
More on Tsur
Since 2000, Michael Tsur has
been an associate director at Consensus, a New York-based consultancy
specializing in negotiation, conflict resolution and peace-building. For ten
years, Tsur has been a member of various international teams, overseeing
negotiations, including commercial and business, and cross-cultural challenges.
Since 1996, Tsur has been an adjunct professor at the Hebrew University of
Jerusalem. He is currently an adjunct professor for Hamline University’s Dispute