This course delves into the philosophy and practice of nonviolence as a transformative force for social change. Through readings, lectures, case studies, and practical exercises, students will examine the theoretical and historical foundations of nonviolence. The course will also analyze the practical application of nonviolence in various contexts, such as conflict resolution, social movements, and peacebuilding initiatives. Students will analyze case studies of successful nonviolent movements and learn how to apply nonviolent strategies in their own lives and work. By the end of the course, students will have gained a comprehensive understanding of nonviolence as a tool for social change and developed practical skills for implementing nonviolent strategies in their own communities and beyond.