Phase 1 Projects

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...

Andreana Drencheva is the Principal Investigator of the Phase 2 ECR project Youth-led Social Enterprises in Malaysia and Large Grant project Building Inclusive and Sustainable Civil Society (Cambodia and Malaysia). Under various labels, participatory methods are seen as new ways to create inclusive platforms for diverse voices, to access research...

A University of Leeds-led project to consolidate, embed and expand the learning from Changing the Story’s Phase One project The Changemakers (South Africa) to new and existing contexts across Africa has been awarded Quality-related research funding by Research England. Developing Youth Leadership for More Peaceful and Inclusive Societies in Post-Conflict...

El Programa de Estudios Críticos de las Transiciones Políticas (PECT) invita organizaciones y/o colectivos sociales, universidades, grupos de investigación o centro de estudios independientes, entidades del Estado, empresa privada y público en general, a presentar propuestas para el 3er Encuentro de Estudios Críticos de las Transiciones Políticas (PECT 3) La...

Kwibuka translates in Kinyarwanda as “to remember”. April 2019 marks 25 years since the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda. The 7th–14th April 2019 was a national week of mourning, and the remembrance period lasts until the 4th July. More information may be found on the official Kwibuka25 website....

The role of arts for peacebuilding initiatives has influenced major research and civil society organisations both nationally and internationally. Some of the benefits of arts-based approaches includes the opportunity to create innovative approaches for community dialogue alongside the development of skill building in the performing arts more generally. Mobile Arts...