ICNC Resources For Your Classroom
Dear Educators, Teachers and Professors:
ICNC offers a wide variety of resources for you to use in your classroom and for your students to download. They include:
- ICNC’s Resource Library
- Academic Online Curriculum
- Minds of the Movement blog
- Nonviolent Conflict News
- Webinar Recordings
- Conflict Summaries
- Calls for Grant-Supported Educational Opportunities
Feel free to use these materials and share them with your students and your fellow educators.
1. Resource Library
ICNC’s resource library features downloadable resources on civil resistance in English and in over 70 different languages. Below are some of the most popular resources:
- “How the World is Proving Martin Luther King Right About Nonviolence”
Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan, Washington Post, January 18, 2016
- “The Trifecta of Civil Resistance: Unity, Planning, Discipline”
Hardy Merriman, openDemocracy.net (online), November 19, 2010
- “Agents of Change and Nonviolent Action”
Hardy Merriman, Conservation Biology, Volume 22, No. 2, April 2008
- Backfire Basics
Brian Martin, Irene Publishing, 2012
- Civil Resistance: A First Look Booklet
International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, 2010
- “The Checklist for Ending Tyranny”
Peter Ackerman and Hardy Merriman, in Mathew Burrows and Maria J. Stephan (eds.), Is Authoritarianism Staging a Comeback?, Washington, DC: The Atlantic Council, 2015
2. Academic Online Curriculum
To support scholars and educators who are designing curricula and teaching this subject, we also offer an Academic Online Curriculum (AOC), which is a free, extensive, and regularly updated online resource with over 40 different modules on civil resistance topics and case studies.
3. Minds of the Movement blog
ICNC is proud to present the Minds of the Movement blog. The blog features ideas and experiences of people on the front lines of civil resistance, and those who seek to understand the art and science of nonviolent struggle. Minds of the Movement is a forum for people interested in this growing field, including activists, scholars, students, journalists, and members of the INGO and policy community. The blog will keep readers up to date on the latest developments in civil resistance around the world.
4. Webinar Recordings
Since 2010, ICNC has offered a webinar series of online talks on critical ideas, cases, and questions related to civil resistance and nonviolent movements. Every webinar is recorded and freely available to the public.
5. Conflict Summaries
From 2009-2011, ICNC compiled conflict summaries that provided a brief history of nonviolent civil resistance in different countries all over the world. They provide valuable information about the history, strategic tactics, and results of of nonviolent civil resistance in various settings and contexts. These conflict summaries can be read online or downloaded as PDFs. To see the full list of conflict summaries, please click here.
6. Calls for Grant-Supported Educational Opportunities
ICNC supports research, academic writings, and teachings on nonviolent movements and civil resistance campaigns through our fellowships and grants. To see the full list of calls for these opportunities, please click here.