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.

Mobile Arts for Peace, Rwanda

Read about our pioneering work in Rwanda, led by Mashirika Arts & Media Company and University of Lincoln.

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A growing network of arts and social change research

Discover more work that resonates with Changing the Story's key values around creativity and youth-centred civil society on our 'Related Projects' page.

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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 Researchers co-produce a new funding call

Our unique funding opportunity for ECRs and civil society organisations sees early career researchers from around the world come together in London for a Project Development Workshop in October.

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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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Keep up to date with our projects, and be the first to hear of upcoming events and activities.
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Earlier this month, as part of Changing The Story’s sister project CARAN – Community Solutions to Antibiotic Resistance using Arts...

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By Mailies Fleming Mailies Fleming, a student intern on the Changing the Story project and University of Leeds exchange student...

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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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