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Johan Galtung, “Father of Peace and Conflict Studies,” Dies at 93

HeadlineFeb 26, 2024

The Norwegian sociologist Johan Galtung has died at the age of 93. He is widely credited as the principal founder of the discipline of peace and conflict studies. He was a past winner of the Right Livelihood Award. He appeared on Democracy Now! numerous times.

Johan Galtung: “I look forward to the U.S., instead of intervening militarily, starting solving conflicts. You have so many bright people in this country, so many well-educated people. And, you see, solving conflict, you have to talk with the other side, or the other sides.”

Click here to see all our interviews with the late Johan Galtung.

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