Jørgen is a freelance academic, writer and trainer. With more than 40 years of experience in different social movements, he combines cutting edge theories with an enormous amount of practical work in around 100 countries. Jørgen has written and edited six books and published hundreds of articles and chapters on nonviolence, democracy, conflicts, civil disobedience, environmental issues, terrorism, globalisation, and other topics. The chair of War Resisters’ International from 1991 to 1998, he is a regular lecturer at universities in numerous countries and gives workshops and trainings on all continents. He is editor of the peer-reviewed journal Resistance Studies Magazine and affiliated to several institutions in Europe and USA.