Mason Students Help Refugee Children in Turkey

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There’s more to peacebuilding than negotiating treaties and shaking hands, some George Mason University students learned this summer. “A lot of peacebuilding is trauma healing. It’s about helping people through trauma and helping the next generation—the kids—have a healthier set of memories,” says Mason professor Marc Gopin.

Gopin, the director of George Mason’s Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution, took 20 students to locations near the border of Turkey and Syria to understand conflict from political figures and activists in the thick of it.

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