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In May 2016, the Documentation Centre of Cambodia opened the Anlong Veng Peace Center. A new space based in the last stronghold of the Khmer Rouge, the Anlong Veng Peace Center is dedicated to memory, reconciliation, and peace building. It achieves these objectives through peace studies and genocide education. Peace will...

Prof. Paul Cooke is Centenary Chair at the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures at University of Leeds, and Principal Investigator of Changing The Story. In this short blog, he outlines how his previous work in using participatory video with young people has led to the development of the...

Film co-produced by and starring Alana Cristina Alencar, Bianca Silva de Freitas, Isabela Sousa Silva, Natalia Gomes de Andrade Silva, and Yhandra Larice Da Silva This month for #YoungChangemakers, to celebrate International Women’s Day, we are sharing a short film made by five inspirational young women from the small city...

“Mobile Arts for Peace” is the name of the Phase 1 Rwandan project for Changing the Story. Find out more about what we’re doing in Rwanda, our approaches, processes and aspirations. The Mobile Arts for Peace (MAP) project supported by partners Mashirika Creative and Performing Arts, Aegis Trust, Kwetu Film...

Written by Bishnu B Khatri, Director: Cooperation and International Relations at the Human Right Film Center, Kathmandu Nepal. Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival (NHRIFF) The (Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival) NHRIFF, as the platform to showcase the issues of human rights in Nepal and the world through films,...

At Changing The Story we are dedicated to supporting the sharing of best practice and open-access resources that reach across research and practice. This month our Kosovo Co-Investigator Dr. Nita Luci and Dr. Stephanie Schwandner-Sievers, share two of the toolkits and resources they have worked on in recent years to...

Written by Abhishek Indrekar My name’s Abhishek Indrekar and I’m 23 years old. I’m an independent documentary film maker and theatre artist working mainly in India. I’m going to share some of my views on why young voices matter through films and theatre. Introduction to India’s Hidden History India, as...

As part of the Kosovo strand of the AHRC project ‘Changing the Story’, our key partner from the fields of arts and civil society in Kosovo and members of the Bournemouth University team (Research Centre: Seldom Heard Voices: Marginalisation and societal integration), have been kindly invited by the award-winning Dorset-based ‘The Complete Freedom...

Three months into our project, and following our first project meeting in November 2017, we have produced a Theory of Change for Changing The Story which summarises our approaches and aspirations for the project as each country strand gets underway. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be introducing each project strand...