Dr Smriti Haricharan was invited to Praxis first Nexus event in Lebanon ' Heritage for Global Challenges' because of their role as Postdoctoral Researcher on the AHRC-GCRF project 'The politics of performance on the urban periphery in South India.' Find out more about the project and what Smriti will take away from the nexus event.

Professor Hisham Elkadi was invited to Praxis first Nexus event in Lebanon 'Heritage for Global Challenges' because of their role as Principal Investigator on the AHRC-GCRF project 'Monitoring Object and Visitor Environments (MOVE).' Find out more about the project and what Hisham will take away from the nexus event.

Find out Harriet Hoffler's (DCMS) thoughts on Praxis first Nexus Event 'Heritage for Global Challenges' in this short film, recorded in Lebanon February 2020.

Dr Ian Magadera was invited to Praxis first Nexus event in Lebanon ' Heritage for Global Challenges' because of their role as Principal Investigator on the AHRC-GCRF project 'The Hugli River of Cultures Project, from Bandel to Barrackpore.' Find out more project and what Ian will take away from the nexus event.

Assad Serhal, the Director General of Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon welcomes the University of Leeds to the West Bek'aa Country Club, inviting Praxis Principal Investigator Stuart Taberner to officially open the Homat el Hima International Center (HHIC).

This book investigates the power of art to enhance human development and to initiate positive social change for individuals and societies recovering from conflict. Edited by Changing the Story partners Melis Cin and Faith Mkwananzi, the report features contributions from across the CTS network including Aylwyn Walsh, Scott Burnett, Joshua Chikozho, Willard Muntanga, Tendayi Marovah, Laura K. Taylor, Claudia Pineda Marín, Edwin Cubillos, Diego Alfonso, and Nub Raj Bhandari. This book provides an important guide to the role that arts can play in addressing epistemic injustice and contributing to social justice and human development. As such, it will be of interest to international development and arts practitioners, policy makers, and to students and researchers across participatory arts, youth studies, international development, social justice, and peace and conflict studies.

“Heritage for Global Challenges” (24-26 February 2020, West Bek’aa, Lebanon) was a three-day workshop organized by Praxis with the goal to champion the distinctive contribution that Arts and Humanities research can make to tackle urgent global development challenges, focusing on heritage, in particular. This Heritage for Global Challenges Lebanon Workshop...