Accessing MOOS Content


Heidi Burgess and Guy Burgess

Also see the video:
Using the Moos

MOOS content can be accessed in a variety of ways—from the MOOS homepage, from the left side of the Beyond Intractability home page, and from two different accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Linked In.

Accessing the MOOS from Beyond Intractability and the MOOS Homepage


On the MOOS homepage, you can access all of the seminars (Conflict Frontiers, Conflict Fundamentals, and Brown-Bags ) by clicking on those links on the right side of the page. By clicking there, you will see a listing of the posts from the first post to the latest—in other words, in chronological order from the beginning of each seminar.

The inset boxes below the seminar links are blogs, which list the posts from each of the seminars in reverse chronological order—in other words, with the most recent post appearing first. One blog lists all of the core posts from each of the seminars; the second blog lists the additional resources that supplement our core posts.  These are materials drawn from others which illustrate, further explain, and sometimes challenge our core ideas.

Beyond Intractability

Exactly the same material appears on the Beyond Intractability home page. The seminars are all linked under a banner near the top of the left side of the BI home page, and the Blogs are found in the inset boxes below.  In addition, the MOOS can be accessed from the right-hand menu column of virtually every Beyond Intractability page. 

Social Networks

If you prefer, all the MOOS content is also being posted on Facebook, Twitter, and Linked In. There are two options for accessing MOOS content on each of these sites. 

  • MOOS Core Seminars Only

You can subscribe to just the Core Seminar Posts [which includes core posts from the Conflict Fundamentals, Conflict Frontiers, and Brown-Bag seminars (once they start) ] by friending or following "MBI MOOS" on any of these sites. Use the following links to friend / follow / connect to the MBI MOOS on ... 


  • All the Seminars and Additional Resources Blog

    Alternatively, you can use these networks to subscribe to "Beyond Intractability" to receive the full stream of posts including core seminar posts together with the additional materials posts (drawing from other authors) as well. 

The same content is being posted on each of these networks. So, in theory, you only need to sign up for one. However, because of the complex algorithms the networks use to decide what  posts you actually see, you may miss some MOOS posts unless you actively visit the corresponding MOOS page on one of the social networking sites or on Beyond Intractability or Moving Beyond Intractability directly.

The links to each of these social networking options appear below.

In order to subscribe to all of the Seminars and the Additional Resources Blog as well, use the following links to friend / follow / connect to Beyond Intractability on ...


 Search / Browse    

As the Seminars proceed and the volume of information covered continues to expand, the MOOS Search and Browse capabilities will become increasingly valuable. These tools provide an ability to search the full content of all MOOS posts and links. Users can also search and browse the supporting resources provided by the Conflict Information Consortium and, especially, Beyond Intractability.


You can also sign up to receive the MBI-MOOS newsletter.  We plan to send this out by email about once every two weeks (or so).  It will contain links and short descriptions of both the core posts and the Additional Materials that have been posted in the previous two weeks, as well as a short description of what we've been up to.  NEWSLETTER SIGN UP

We very much hope that those who feel that they have something to contribute to the discussion will take advantage of the MOOS's opportunities to become a registered discussant  Our Discussion page explains the process that we've set up for facilitating this larger discussion.