Welcome to the project website for

Changing The Story

Asking how the arts, heritage, and human rights education can support youth-centred approaches to civil society building in Cambodia, Colombia, Kosovo, Rwanda and South Africa.

Participatory video supporting intergenerational dialogue in Cambodia

Watch our latest film about our Phase 1 project working with DC-Cam's Anlong Veng Peace Centre #ChangingTheStory

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Early Career Research Grants launch in May

Our unique funding opportunity for ECRs and civil society orgniastions around the world launches 22 May 2018.

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Be part of our work in Kosovo

We are currently recruiting a Post Doctoral Research Fellow, based at University of Prishtina. Applications close 11 May.

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Street graffiti in Barranquilla, Colombia #ChangingTheStory

'They tried to bury us, they didn't know we were seeds'. (Photo Credit: Simon Dancey)

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Changing The Story is a four-year international, multi-disciplinary project which supports the building of inclusive civil societies with, and for, young people in 5 post-conflict countries. It is a collaborative project between universities, INGOs, artists, grassroots civil society organisations and young people across the world.

As the project develops, so will this website. For the moment, keep an eye on our News & Comment section for publications, activities, reflections, opportunities and upcoming events, and follow our hashtag #ChangingTheStory on Facebook and Twitter.

If you would like to get in touch with us directly to find out more about this project please contact us.

Visit our People page to find out about the academics, civil society organisations, policy makers and artists who are involved in this project.
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Read papers, reflections and working papers from our partners and join the discussion.
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Stay tuned for opportunities for academics, civil society organisations and young people as the project develops.
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This blog is part of Changing The Story’s #YoungChangemakers series. If you are a young person leading alternative actions for...

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Supported by the University of Leeds’ Global Challenges Research Fund allocation, in March 2018, Changing the Story PI, Paul Cooke, took part in a...

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“ACT – Arts, critical thinking & active citizenship” is the name of the Phase 1 Kosovo project for Changing the...

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Between 1975 and 1979 1.7 million Cambodians died of hunger, disease or were executed under the Khmer Rouge regime. During...

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