Reflections

  In all corners of the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected young people’s education, employment, mental health and disposable income, particularly for those who had already been disadvantaged due to complex inequalities and marginalisation. In low- and middle-income countries like Colombia, the impact of the pandemic has been felt...

Rachel Killean, Queens University Belfast Film and filmmaking have proved to be critical avenues for raising awareness about environmental challenges. High profile screen releases have helped set and steer agendas around, for example, An Inconvenient Truth and global heating, Blue Planet and plastic usage, and most recently Seaspiracy and marine...

Mary Drosopulos is the Post-doctoral Research Assistant of the Co-Learn SEE project (January-July 2021): a comparative, evaluative and participatory research project investigating the learning from four CtS participatory-arts projects in the SEE region. Getting involved in the CoLearn SEE project When I got involved in the ‘Changing the Story’ project...

By Lisa Glybchenko, PhD student in International Relations, founder of Color Up Peace My recent engagement with Changing the Story’s Youth Research Board made me once again, and slightly differently, reflect on the project I started as an undergraduate student at the American University in Bulgaria four and a half...

Giulia Levi is a doctoral candidate at Bournemouth University, which is a partner university in Changing the Story. Based on her practice experience with civil society initiatives working towards peace building in Bosnia Hercegovina since 2005, she is currently completing a comparative, VC-funded PhD project called ‘Bridging societal divisions in...