How to Deal with Conflict

How to Deal with Conflict

We live in a world saturated with conflict. People are at odds about pretty much everything from when to order a taxi to the airport to whether there should there be a caliphate to the right way to cook lasagne. While disagreement can be civilised, interesting and productive, too often it is a source of misery.

This session helps us to disagree better. This doesn’t mean being right more often, rather having a better understanding of why we disagree, what’s at stake and how we can find ways to move forward. You’ll have the chance to interrogate your own beliefs and consider how to change your own mind. You'll also explore other people's perspectives. You’ll learn to be more persuasive, when to speak out and when to hold back with wisdom. 


Our classes have been designed to give useful insights around the big themes in life. You’ll be challenged to think deeply about the issues that matter most, and provided with a space to share your thoughts, ideas and experiences with other curious, open-minded individuals.

These sessions are designed by experts and taught by members of our faculty. They include a mix of lecture, conversation and group activity.  Optional homework is provided for those interested in further study.


This class is part of our EQ Certificate Programme. For more information about how to enrol at The School of Life please click here


An Introduction to The School of Life

To get an idea of what to expect from classes, workshops and events in our classroom, watch this short film. 


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Concessions: we offer a 10% standard ticket price reduction on events under £50 for Students with valid ID, over-65's, un-waged and people with disabilities. To claim your discount please click here. Please note that we will check your ID for proof of eligibility on arrival at event.

We also run a Business unit that works collaboratively with companies to create more meaningful products and services. To learn more about how we can help your business future proof it's culture and enrich your workforce through emotionally intelligent development, click here.

Become a Friend: by becoming a Friend, you’ll enjoy a free Class from the Core Curriculum and access a host of exclusive events, from Conversation Cocktails to Philosophy Breakfasts. To find out more, visit our Membership page.

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Please note that we are unable to offer refunds or transfers less than 10 days before the class.

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