Writings and Reflections from our Partners

Find out more about our approach and the previous work and experiences of our partners as we share relevant publications, provocations and insights into their work and the wider context of working across academia, the arts and international development.

'Their Fight, Our Future' is a publication prepared by Dr. Carine Le Borgne (Senior Policy Adviser, Ending violence against children, World Vision UK) which explores what children and young people around the world think about children in armed forces and groups. This research forms part of World Vision UK's 'It takes a world' campaign to make ending violence against children a priority for the UK’s humanitarian policies, programmes and aid.
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The British Council's Next Generation research series investigates the attitudes and experiences of young people. It seeks to understand and give voice to young people, highlighting their concerns and aspirations and feeding these into contemporary policy and practice. Colombia, a country that is experiencing a pivotal moment in its future, is the focus of this report.
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The British Council's Next Generation research series investigates the attitudes and experiences of young people. It seeks to understand and give voice to young people, highlighting their concerns and aspirations and feeding these into contemporary policy and practice. This report highlights how long and difficult, and how often contradictory and disappointing protracted social change can be in the context of South Africa.
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Darathtey Din recently spoke about her MA thesis entitled 'Memory and identity: Do Khmer Rouge narratives influence how Cambodian millennials shape their identity?' at Changing the Story's workshop in Cambodia. Read her thesis in full here.
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Nub Raj Bhandari, from the Janaki Women Awareness Society and co-investigator of one of our Phase 2 projects, investigates the causality between school attendance and likelihood of child marriage in Nepal, in an article recently published in the Journal of International Women's Studies (2019).
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"MOnuMENTI : Promjenljivo lice sjećanja" je izložba forumZFD-a i fotografa Marka Krojača koja prikazuje slike spomenika na Zapadnom Balkanu u njihovom historijskom i sociopolitičkom kontekstu. Objašnjenja koja prate svaku sliku nude detaljne informacije o nastanku spomenika kao i promjene u njihovoj interpretaciji kroz različita vremenska razdoblja i različite lične narative. Bosnian/Croatian/ Serbian & English version. Macedonian, German and Albanian versions available from: http://www.dwp-balkan.org/ko/library.php?cat_id=5&text_id=27
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"MOnuMENTI : the changing face of remembrance", is an exhibition by forumZFD and the photographer Marko Krojač showing photographs of monuments from the Western Balkans in their historical and sociopolitical context. The accompanying descriptions provide detailed information on the origin of the monuments as well as their interpretations at different times and by different people. Our Kosovo Co-I Dr. Nita Luci was part of this project. Albanian & English version. BHS, German and Macedonian versions available from: http://www.dwp-balkan.org/en/library.php?cat_id=5&text_id=27
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In 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 ongoing peace-making process. Ly Sok-Kheang is director of the Anlong Veng Peace Center, established by the Documentation Center of Cambodia in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism.
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...in Central Asia. In this 2015 publication in RiDE: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, our Rwanda Co-I Prof. Ananda Breed (University of Lincoln) explores the Youth Theatre for Peace (YTP) project in relation to environmental aesthetics and engaged participatory practices towards tolerance building in Central Asia.
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This chapter article, published by Co-Investigator Prof. Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar in 2007, reflects on the ethical, moral and personal questions that arise when conducting research into communities living in sites of conflict and post-conflict.
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This article by our Co-Investigator Prof. Stuart Taberner, who also serves as the Director of International and Interdisciplinary at Research Councils UK (RCUK), gives a broad overview of the Global Challenges Research Fund and the impact their work has had since launching in 2015.
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Prof. Andre Keet traces his own thoughts and praxes on human rights education (HRE) in conversation with others since 2007, in order to consider "radical-alternative possibilities for thinking and doing HRE." Published in the 'International Journal of Human Rights Education' (2017, Vol. 1, Iss. 1)
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André Keet, Sahar D. Sattarzadeh, and Anne Munene provide this thought-provoking editorial as introduction to the 21st volume of the peer-reviewed journal Education as Change. In it, Prof. Andre Keet (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University) reflects on the higher education landscape in South Africa and beyond after the #MustFall student protests of 2015-16, and the wider challenges surrounding decolonial discourse within higher education.
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