Intergroup Relations

Study Abroad Opportunity: GCC: Israel & West Bank—Intergroup Conflict, Co-Resistance, and Social Change

Students who enroll in the on-campus Intergroup Conflict and Coexistence course in Fall 2017 will be eligible to participate in a field experience in May 2018 for additional credit. In Ann Arbor, you will develop dialogue skills and learn more about the role of your own social identities in social change work. You will study examples of social conflict based on religion, ethnicity, and culture. You will also explore current coalition building and coexistence work among various religious, ethnic, and cultural groups, and learn about successful movements towards just and lasting peace.

The Program on Intergroup Relations Announces a New Working Paper Series

IGR’s Working Paper Series seeks to connect scholarship in social justice and dialogue-based education programs.  The papers emphasize leading research and practice innovations conducted by leaders in the field of intergroup dialogue. All papers in the Series are subject to rigorous peer review by IGR faculty and staff.


IGR is looking to hire a GSI for Fall 2017!

About the position:

Course Description:

The Program on Intergroup Relations is seeking graduate student instructors for two FALL term courses: ALA 320/Psych 310/Soc 320 Training in Intergroup Dialogue Facilitation and ALA 321/Psych 311/Soc 321 Practicum for Intergroup Dialogue Facilitators.  These two courses first train and then support, respectively, the student peer leaders who facilitate in IGR’s premiere intergroup dialogue program.


Open Nominations for the Outstanding IGR Alumni Award!

Dear IGR Community and Colleagues,

In celebration of the outstanding work in social justice done by the Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR) alums around the globe, we are excited to announce the opening of nominations for the annual Outstanding IGR Alumni Award!