E • Who we are



Johan Galtung © Jan Oberg 2010

Short biography at Transcend

Dr hc mult, Professor of Peace Studies

Founder TRANSCEND: A Peace Development Environment Network

Founder TRANSCEND Peace University             http://www.transcend.org

Born 1930 in Oslo, Norway;
PhD mathematics 1956;
PhD sociology 1957

Founder, International Peace Research Institute, Oslo January 1959

Founder, Journal of Peace Research 1964



Books and publications:

All in all about 160 books 1948 and 2014

Some recent publications

Peace By Peaceful Means London: SAGE, 1996, 280 pp. Opladen: L&B 1996, Milano: Esperia, 2000; Seoul: 2002; Gernika: 2003; Erevan: 2005

Macrohistory and Macrohistorians, with Sohail Inayatullah, Westport CT: Praeger, 1997), 274 pp.

Conflict Transformation By Peaceful Means, UN 1998, 2000, 37, 189pp.

Die andere Globalisierung, Münster: Agenda Verlag, 1998, 254pp.

3R: Reconstruccion, Resolucion, Reconciliacion, Gernika, 1998

Nippon wa Kikika (Is Japan in A Crisis?, with Ikuro Anzai) Kyoto: 1999

Die Zukunft der Menschenrechte, Frankfurt: CAMPUS/EXPO 2000,248pp.

Searching for Peace(with CG, K Jacobsen): London: Pluto, 2000, 2002.

Johan uten land (autobiography), Oslo: Aschehoug, 2000, 432 pp.

Rethinking Conflict: The Cultural Approach, Strasb’g: CoE 2002 69pp.

Les mondes pour la paix, Caen: Mémorial, 2003, 44pp.

Både-Og: En innföring i konfliktarbeid, Oslo: Kagge, 2003, 27 lang.

En flyveappelsin forteller (with Andreas Galtung) Oslo: Kagge, 2003

USA Glasnost (with Rick Vincent), Cresskill, NJ: Hampton 2003, 273 pp.

Transcend & Transform, London: PLUTO; Boulder CO: Paradigm Press 2004, 189 pp.; coming in 25 languages.

Pax Pacifica: The Pacific Hemisphere&Peace Studies Pluto 2005, 170 pp.

(With Charles Webel, eds): Handbook in Peace and Conflict Studies, London: Routledge, 2007, 406 pp.

50 Years: 100 Peace & Conflict Perspectives, TUP 1 2008, 264 pp.

(With Paul Scott) Democracy.Peace.Development, TUP 2 2008, 308 pp.

50 Years: 25 Intellectual Landscapes Explored, TUP 3 2008, 250 pp.

(With Grame McQueen) Globalizing God, TUP 4 2008, 254 pp.

Norge sett utenfra, Oslo: Kagge, 2008, 117 pp.

The Fall of the US Empire – And Then What?, TUP 5 2009, 268 pp.

(With Jack Santa Barbara, Fred Dubee) Peace Business TUP 6 2009 222 pp.

A Theory of Conflict, TUP 7 2010, 320 pp.

A Theory of Development, TUP 8 2010, 282 pp.

Launching Peace Studies, TUPPopular 1, 2010, 96 pp.

(With Arne Treholt): Hva var det du prövde å få til? TUPP 2 2010 96 pp.

(With Vithal Rajan, SP Udayakumar): Peace Plays, TUPP 3 2010 95 pp.

Antonio C. Rosa ed., Peace Journalism: 80 Galtung Editorials TUPP 2010 191pp



Right Livelihood Award (Alternative Nobel Peace Prize), 1987

Bajaj International Award for Promoting Gandhian Values, 1993

First Morton Deutsch Conflict Resolution Award, 2001

Norwegian Literary Prize Brage, 2000;

Premio Hidalgo, Madrid, 2005

The DMZ Korean Peace Prize, 2010

Erik Byes Minnepris, 2011

Augsburg Golden Book of Peace 12/2005;

Marburg Golden Book 12/2007


Honorary doctorates

Dr honoris causa, University of Tampere, 1975, peace studies

Dr honoris causa, University of Cluj, 1976, future studies

Dr honoris causa, Uppsala University, 1987, social sciences

Dr honoris causa, Soka University, Tokyo, 1990, peace/buddhism

Dr honoris causa, Universität Osnabrück, 1995, peace studies

Dr honoris causa, Università di Torino, 1998, sociology of law

Dr honoris causa, FernUniversität Hagen, 2000, philosophy

Dr honoris causa, Universidad de Alicante, 2002, sociology

Dr honoris causa, Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, 2006, law

Profesor honorario, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, 1981

Honorarprofessor, Freie Universität Berlin, 1984-1993

Honorary professor, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 1986

Honorarprofessor, Universität Witten/Herdecke, Witten, 1993



Jan Oberg 1951-

CV etc., on TFF

About me




Hakan Wiberg 1942-2010

A commemorative blog for Hakan Wiberg

With CV, bibliography and much else.

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