Projects – Phase 1

These are Changing the Story's five original projects, each led by two of the core project's research team. The learning from these projects then informed the focus and direction of the Phase 2 projects.


Resource Archive

Search or browse the resource archive for films, reports, toolkits and other resources produced by the Changing the Story and its commissioned projects. Items relating to Phase 1 are listed below:

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What about the survivors? The importance of a victim-centred approach to transitional justice in the Western Balkans — reflections on a conferenceBlog (2021/01/20) What about the survivors? The importance of a victim-centred approach to transitional justice in the Western Balkans — reflections on a conference, , , , event kosovo phase1 locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Las Voces De Un Río Que Se Niega A MorirBlog (2018/12/21) Las Voces De Un Río Que Se Niega A Morir, , , colombia phase1 locationblog language-spanish subject-reflections
CTS Workshop in Cambodia Reflections as an Early Career ResearcherBlog (2019/04/30) CTS Workshop in Cambodia Reflections as an Early Career Researcher, , , , , , cambodia event malaysia phase1 phase2 locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Peace in a Small Scale‘Peace in a Small Scale: Colombia and the Social Imagination of the Future’ by Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar and with the research assistance of Alex Sierra. This paper was presented as part …Prof Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar, , , , colombia event phase1 changemakers locationfilm language-english
Boom Zine AnimationACT – Arts, critical thinking & active citizenship (Kosovo): Watch the final cut of the animation created by the Boom Zine ‘proof of concept’ project which looks at the development …, , , kosovo phase1 locationfilm sdg-16-institutions sdg-4-education
The Change Makers – South AfricaBlog (2018/03/29) The Change Makers – South AfricaProf Chaya Herman, Prof Stuart Taberner, Tali Nates, , phase1 south-africa locationblog language-english
BOOM concerts in 1980s KosovoBlog (2019/04/29) BOOM concerts in 1980s KosovoRina Krasniqi (Lirindja), , kosovo phase1 locationblog language-english
Voicing ambiguities in the Ilizwi Lenyaniso Lomhlaba co-creator collectiveThis article authored by Aylwyn Walsh and Scott Burnett considers youth co-production in the context of the Changing the Story phase 1 project Ilizwi Lenyaniso Lomhlaba. The participatory project conceives …Dr Aylwyn Walsh, Dr Scott Burnett, Ilizwi Lenyaniso Lomhlaba, , , phase1 phase2 south-africa locationarticle language-english
A Critique of Transitional DiscourseWritten by Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar (Phase 1 Colombia Project ‘Tales of the Future). The following article is a product of Alejandro’s research and raises the need to question “Transitional scenarios,” their …Prof Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar, , , , colombia phase1 locationarticle language-spanish sdg-11-sustainable-cities sdg-16-institutions
The shadow of religions in the peace-making processIn this February 2018 article in the Phnom Penh Post, our Cambodia Co-Investigator, Ly Sok-Kheang shares his reflections on Im Chaem’s recent conversion to Christianity and its role in Cambodia’s …Dr Ly Sok-Kheang, , , , cambodia phase1 locationarticle language-english sdg-16-institutions subject-reflections
ACT – Arts, critical thinking & active citizenship (Kosovo)The ACT project combines research and applied components, producing alternative practices to be proposed to formal and informal educational institutions, as well as academic research and publishing in Kosovo. The …Dr Nita Luci, Dr Stephanie Schwandner-Sievers, , , kosovo phase1 locationfilm subject-participatory-arts subject-reflections
The Arts of Survival (Spanish)Written by Alejandro Castillejo Cuellar and investigators Alex Sierra and Juanita Frankey, the following critical review of the Phase 1 Colombia project Tales of the Future: Senses, Creativity and the …Prof Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar, , , , , colombia phase1 locationreport language-spanish sdg-11-sustainable-cities sdg-16-institutions subject-reflections
Youth, Voice and Development – Policy NoteYouth, Voice and Development is a Leeds University-based programme that asks: ‘What works for putting young people at the heart of research that contributes to positive change?’ Phase One, in …, , phase1report language-english subject-policy
Phase One Critical Review: The Change-Makers (South Africa)In March 2018, Prof Chaya Herman, Dr Charity Meki-Kombe and Prof Stuart Taberner conducted a critical evaluation and review of Changing the Story Phase 1 project ‘The Change-makers.’ The report …Dr Charity Meki-Kombe, Prof Chaya Herman, Prof Stuart Taberner, , , , , , phase1 south-africa locationreport language-english sdg-10-inequalities sdg-11-sustainable-cities sdg-4-education subject-reflections
Kicking off Changing the Story in KosovoPre-proofed versions of book chapters for published book. Links to 13 pdf chaptersDr Lura Pollozhani, , kosovo phase1 locationblog language-english
Learn more about Mobile Arts for Peace (MAP)Blog (2019/04/17) Learn more about Mobile Arts for Peace (MAP)Kurtis Dennison, , phase1 rwanda locationblog language-english
Relatos del futuro/ The Future is Unwritten (Colombia)Co-Investigator Simon Dancey Changing the Story’s Phase 1 Colombia strand incorporates two areas of research. The first, an experimental project that seeks to stimulate creativity among young people dwelling at …Dr Simon Dancey, , , colombia phase1 locationfilm subject-participatory-arts subject-reflections
Mobile Arts for Peace Project UpdateBlog (2019/07/07) Mobile Arts for Peace Project UpdateKurtis Dennison, , , phase1 rwanda locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Tales of the Future – ColombiaBlog (2018/04/05) Tales of the Future – ColombiaDr Simon Dancey, Emily Morrison, Prof Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar, , colombia phase1 locationblog language-english
New Project: Developing Youth Leadership for More Peaceful and Inclusive Societies in Post-Conflict Countriesblog (2019/10/29) New Project: Developing Youth Leadership for More Peaceful and Inclusive Societies in Post-Conflict CountriesLauren Wray, , , , , , kenya namibia phase1 rwanda south-africa locationblog language-english youth
The Anlong Veng Peace ToursBlog (2017/11/24) The Anlong Veng Peace Tours, , , cambodia phase1 locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Mobile Arts for Peace (MAP): Shaping the Rwandan National CurriculumBlog (2019/03/28) Mobile Arts for Peace (MAP): Shaping the Rwandan National CurriculumProf Ananda Breed, , , phase1 rwanda locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Changing the Story: Whose stories and why?Blog (2018/05/16) Changing the Story: Whose stories and why?Dr Ly Sok-Kheang, Dr Pete Manning, Sayana Ser, , , , cambodia phase1 changemakers locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Environmental activism and Indigenous issues in Cambodia (Khmer)Final project report, ‘Environmental activism and Indigenous issues in Cambodia: The role of film-based advocacy with and for young people.’ Funding for this project was provided by the UK Arts …Dr Pete Manning, , , , , , cambodia phase1 locationreport language-khmer sdg-10-inequalities sdg-11-sustainable-cities sdg-13-climate sdg-16-institutions
Social enterprises: Supporting and safeguarding refugeesBlog (2019/10/25) Social enterprises: Supporting and safeguarding refugeesDr Andreana Drencheva, , , , , cambodia malaysia phase1 phase2 locationblog language-english subject-reflections
A long road if we don’t walk togetherBlog (2018/03/23) A long road if we don’t walk togetherInés Soria-Donlan, , cambodia phase1 locationblog language-english
ACT arts critical thinking active citizenship in KosovoBlog (2018/05/18) ACT arts critical thinking active citizenship in KosovoDr Nita Luci, , kosovo phase1 locationblog language-english
Changing the Story Film nominated for Two National Research Film Awardsblog (2018/09/24) Changing the Story Film nominated for Two National Research Film Awards, , phase1 south-africa locationblog language-english
Where’s the Research in Evaluation?Blog (2018/10/31) Where’s the Research in Evaluation?Prof Stuart Taberner, , , phase1 south-africa locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Participatory methods =/= inclusive methodsBlog (2020/01/29) Participatory methods =/= inclusive methodsDr Andreana Drencheva, , , , , cambodia malaysia phase1 phase2 locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Intergenerational dialogue, participatory video and perpetrator memories in CambodiaThis article reflects on a series of participatory video projects led by young Cambodians that sought to engage and explore complex ‘perpetrator’ memories with the aim of building dialogue across …Dr Katie Hodgkinson, Dr Pete Manning, Prof Paul Cooke, , , , , , cambodia phase1 locationarticle language-english sdg-10-inequalities sdg-16-institutions sdg-4-education subject-participatory-arts
Phase One Critical Review: The Anlong Veng Peace Tours (Cambodia)As part of Changing the Story’s Phase One activities in Cambodia, this critical review and project reflection explores the use of arts within attempts to redress and remember experiences of …Dr Pete Manning, , , , , , cambodia phase1 locationreport language-english sdg-10-inequalities sdg-16-institutions sdg-4-education subject-reflections
Youth Voice and DevelopmentYouth, Voice and Development (Phase 1 Report) Youth, Voice and Development is a Leeds University-based programme that asks: ‘What works for putting young people at the heart of research that …Dr Alyson Brody, , phase1report language-english youth
Phase One Critical Review: The Future is Unwritten (Colombia)Written by Dr Simon Dancey and Emily Morrison this critical review of the Phase One Colombia project explores what is known about social imaginaries in Colombia in existing literature and …Dr Simon Dancey, Emily Morrison, , , , , , colombia phase1 locationreport language-english sdg-11-sustainable-cities sdg-16-institutions subject-reflections youth
How do young people in conflict settings view peace?Listen to the jungle, the rivers and the voices of young people from the Atrato River populations, one of the areas hardest hit in the country by the conflict. Alejandro …Prof Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar, , , , colombia phase1 locationlanguage-spanish sdg-11-sustainable-cities sdg-16-institutions subject-peace
Small Scale Peace: Fractures of Everyday Life and Transitional PoliciesJournal article Read Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar (Phase 1 Colombia Project ‘Tales of the Future) article titled ‘Small Scale Peace: Fractures of Everyday Life and Transitional Policies in Colombia published in Revista …Prof Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar, , , , colombia phase1 locationarticle language-spanish sdg-11-sustainable-cities sdg-16-institutions
Remembering the Srebrenica Genocide on Holocaust Memorial DayBlog (2020/02/09) Remembering the Srebrenica Genocide on Holocaust Memorial Day, , , , , kosovo phase1 phase2 rwanda locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Environmental activism and Indigenous issues in Cambodia (English)Final project report, ‘Environmental activism and Indigenous issues in Cambodia: The role of film-based advocacy with and for young people.’ Funding for this project was provided by the UK Arts …Dr Pete Manning, , , , , , cambodia phase1 locationreport language-english sdg-10-inequalities sdg-11-sustainable-cities sdg-13-climate sdg-16-institutions
Arts-based Methods and Digital Technology for Peacebuilding during the time of COVID-19Blog (2020/09/03) Arts-based Methods and Digital Technology for Peacebuilding during the time of COVID-19Prof Ananda Breed, , , , , phase1 rwanda locationblog language-english subject-covid19 subject-participatory-arts subject-reflections
What are the benefits of integrating young people in peacebuilding processes in communities and schools?Blog (2019/11/15) What are the benefits of integrating young people in peacebuilding processes in communities and schools?, , , , , phase1 rwanda changemakers locationblog language-english subject-reflections youth
Troubled Reflections: A small window of opportunity for transformation in ColombiaBlog (2019/05/18) Troubled Reflections: A small window of opportunity for transformation in ColombiaEmily Morrison, , , colombia phase1 locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Toolkits and Resources from KosovoBlog (2018/03/01) Toolkits and Resources from KosovoDr Nita Luci, , kosovo phase1 locationblog language-english
Environmental activism and indigenous issues in Cambodia – film-based advocacy with and for young peopleBlog (2021/07/06) Environmental activism and indigenous issues in Cambodia – film-based advocacy with and for young peopleDr Pete Manning, , , cambodia phase1 locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Mobilising Histories of Discrimination, Persecution and GenocideThe ‘Mobilising Histories’ conference, held at the Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre, brought together two projects funded by the UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) which ask how arts-based interventions …, , , event phase1 south-africa locationfilm language-english
The Arts of Survival (English)Written by Alejandro Castillejo Cuellar and investigators Alex Sierra and Juanita Frankey, the following critical review of the Phase 1 Colombia project Tales of the Future: Senses, Creativity and the …Prof Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar, , , , , colombia phase1 locationreport language-english sdg-11-sustainable-cities sdg-16-institutions subject-reflections
The amazing women of LjubljanaBlog (2020/06/19) The amazing women of Ljubljana, , , kosovo phase1 locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Desde las fronteras de la precariedadBlog (2018/12/21) Desde las fronteras de la precariedadProf Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar, , , colombia phase1 locationblog language-spanish subject-reflections
Anlong Veng Peace Tours – CambodiaBlog (2018/04/01) Anlong Veng Peace Tours – CambodiaDr Ly Sok-Kheang, Dr Pete Manning, , cambodia phase1 locationblog language-english
Phase One Critical Review: Arts, Critical Thinking and Active CitizenshipWritten by Lura Pollozhani and Hajrulla Çeku, this critical review of the Phase One Kosovo project ACT: Arts, Critical Thinking and Active Citizenship will explore the overarching research questions: how …Dr Lura Pollozhani, Hajrulla Çeku, , , , , , , kosovo phase1 locationreport language-english sdg-16-institutions sdg-4-education sdg-5-gender subject-reflections youth
Phase One Critical Review: Mobile Arts for Peace (Rwanda)As part of Changing the Story’s Phase One Activities is Rwanda this critical review and project reflection maps out the work of the project taking place in both public and …Dr Sylvestre Nzahabwanayo, , , , , , , , , phase1 rwanda locationreport language-english sdg-10-inequalities sdg-16-institutions sdg-3-health-and-well-being sdg-4-education subject-participatory-arts subject-reflections youth
MAP: Curriculum for music, dance and drama in RwandaMobile Arts for Peace (MAP): Curriculum for music, dance and drama in Rwanda by A Breed, K Dennison, S Nzahabwanayo, K Pells – The Applied Theatre Reader, 2020. This chapter …Dr Kirrily Pells, Dr Sylvestre Nzahabwanayo, Kurtis Dennison, Prof Ananda Breed, , , , , , phase1 rwanda locationarticle language-english sdg-10-inequalities sdg-16-institutions sdg-3-health-and-well-being sdg-4-education
The Anlong Veng Peace Tours, Cambodia, Khmer Rouge HistoryOn April 18, twelve trainee teachers, including students from Takeo province and three from the local area, themselves children of former Khmer Rouge, participated in the tour. Preparing for the …, , , , , , , , cambodia event phase1 changemakers locationfilm language-english sdg-10-inequalities sdg-16-institutions sdg-5-gender subject-peace
Making each other human: The Mobile Arts for Peace ProjectBlog (2018/04/05) Making each other human: The Mobile Arts for Peace ProjectProf Ananda Breed, , phase1 rwanda locationblog language-english
Mobilising Histories: ReflectionsBlog (2018/08/16) Mobilising Histories: Reflections, , , , phase1 south-africa changemakers locationblog language-english subject-reflections