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The next online installment of the PRAXIS Virtual Workshop Series will take place via Zoom on Oct 15th, from 12-1 pm UK time.  Read the blog from the previous PRAXIS online workshop here. Workshop Summary Confinement for people living in the Global South is not only geographical, but also extends to temporal...

Mobile Arts for Peace (MAP) and Changing the Story (CTS) hosted a three-day conference that focused on ‘Education and Art for Peacebuilding’ from 5 – 7 August with the Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace (IRDP) as a co-host in Rwanda.[1] Speakers included the MAP youth facilitators and master trainers alongside...

With support from Changing the Story Mobility Fund, I attended a 4-day online convention on non-violent communication (May/June 2020). I learned a lot about how communication, performance and embodiment can be powerful tools for social change, transformation and awareness. In this writing, I explain my reflections and takeaways from the...

As catalysts of change, social entrepreneurs are often portrayed as heroic figures and thus required to maintain their reputation and avoid vulnerability. At the same time, social entrepreneurs face high demands that limit time for reflection. How do young social entrepreneurs cope with these issues to learn and sustain their activities? How do they thrive...

Tribal Education Methodology (TEM) is designed to have a meaningful intervention into tribal education and state curriculum of Kerala. Unlike earlier initiatives that promoted alternative educational models that ran parallel to the State curriculum, TEM attempts to integrate the tribal arts, culture, oral traditions of knowledge to restructure the state...

With thanks to Katie Hodgkinson for copy-editing. How can we continue to engage young people as participants and collaborators in research projects? That was question posed to Global Challenge Research Fund Network+ projects during a recent online seminar co-hosted by Changing the Story and Praxis, and facilitated by Katie Hodgkinson...

  The LILA network is a partnership between University of Leeds and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Leeds Libraries, Pudsey Wellbeing Charity, Museu de Lleida and The British Museum. It brings together a variety of participants to consider the relationship between language and the creative arts – visual arts, drama and...