Tag Archive: Kenya

On 31st July 2020, the documentary film Kenyan Christian Queer will have its online global premiere! Register now (for free) to watch the film and attend the Q&A with cast members and director, Aiwan Obinyan. The film offers an intimate portrait of a group of LGBT Christians in Kenya, their courage, determination and...

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...

Written by Marlon Moncrieffe, Principal Investigator on the Phase 2 Kenya and Nepal project. ‘Examining Interpretations of Civic National Values made by Young People in Kenya and Nepal’ is led by a consortium of UK, Kenyan and Nepalese partners, a fusion of academics, educators, peacebuilders, civil society organisations and Performance...

Supported by the University of Leeds’ Global Challenges Research Fund allocation, in March 2018, Changing the Story PI, Paul Cooke, took part in a capacity-building project with school teachers in Kenya. The project is led by Professor Jane Plastow, supported by Dr Kimingichi Wabende and Dr Simon Peter Otieno (University of Nairobi Dept of Literature) in collaboration with the Kenyan...

Prof. Paul Cooke is Centenary Chair at the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures at University of Leeds, and Principal Investigator of Changing The Story. In this short blog, he outlines how his previous work in using participatory video with young people has led to the development of the...