Open Source your Analysis: Participatory Approaches to Systems Mapping

People living and working on complex systems, which is pretty much all of us, find ourselves baffled and inspired in equal measures by their unpredictable behavior. Complex systems, be they storm systems (environmental), the endocrine system (biological), or the dancefloor at your office Christmas party (social), can be impossible to predict, let alone control. As thinkers such as Easterly and Taleb argue, we should treat with great scepticism anyone who tells you that they can.

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Adapt's Keynote at the Sustaining Peace Conference at Columbia University

The adapt team gave a keynote presentation at the third annual  Sustaining Peace Conference: Systems, Applications and Interventions, at Columbia University/Teachers College on Thursday, March 26, 2015.

This was the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity’s (AC4) landmark event which showcases leading-edge scholarship and practice in conflict resolution, violence prevention, peace and sustainability at Columbia University and beyond. 

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