Tag Archive: Team Post

Written by Nora Prekazi Hoti (Curator, Museum of Mitrovica). With special thanks to Jack Butcher (Kosovo 2.0) for copy-editing. I have always been involved in art. Growing up I was a lonely and shy kid and so took up sewing and drawing. This was something I loved to do. I...

Jessica Mitchell, Post-Doc on the new Community Engagement for Antimicrobial Resistance project takes us through the launch of the CE4AMR network in Nepal last month. The Changing the Story and Community Engagement for Antimicrobial Resistance project team recently returned from Nepal after co-hosting an interdisciplinary workshop on the use of...

Written by Jessica Mitchell. The University of Leeds and HERD international are in the final stages of planning a 3-day workshop, organised in partnership with Changing the Story, which will investigate the scope of community engagement methods to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR).  This June policymakers, researchers, and practitioners will congregate...

Earlier this month, as part of Changing The Story’s sister project CARAN – Community Solutions to Antibiotic Resistance using Arts in Nepal – I travelled to Kathmandu to take part in the project’s ‘pretesting’ phase.   CARAN asks if participatory filmmaking and other arts-based approaches can be used to find,...

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...

In May 2016, the Documentation Centre of Cambodia opened the Anlong Veng Peace Center. A new space based in the last stronghold of the Khmer Rouge, the Anlong Veng Peace Center is dedicated to memory, reconciliation, and peace building. It achieves these objectives through peace studies and genocide education. Peace will...

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...