Post Tagged with: "culture"

Never Again Rwanda from Rwanda

Never Again Rwanda from Rwanda

TransConflict is pleased to present the profile of Never Again Rwanda from Rwanda, a member of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation.

Rwanda after genocide – building peace through art

Rwanda after genocide – building peace through art

The ‘Peacebuilding after Genocide’ mobile exhibition used story telling and dialogue methodologies to educate people about the 1994 genocide, to examine what causes violence and to send messages of peace and social cohesion. 

Reinventing bridges

Reinventing bridges

The call for submissions for the fourth edition of the Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival is now open. After three successive years of receiving inspiring films, young film-makers are again invited to share their vision with us through their film-making and to ‘Reinvent Bridges’.

Rwanda’s artful path toward peace – cultural industries and post-conflict reconciliation

Rwanda’s artful path toward peace – cultural industries and post-conflict reconciliation

Rwanda is a prime example of a post-conflict society that is using film, theatre music, and other creative industries in its journey toward reconciliation and rebuilding.

The art of war – cultural policies and post-conflict reconstruction

The art of war – cultural policies and post-conflict reconstruction

Are post-conflict societies that foster, promote, and develop their cultural industries providing important reconciliation benefits to their communities? If so, should governments make cultural policy a vital part of their post-conflict reconstruction plans?

Journeys of belonging

Journeys of belonging

The British Council’s Our Shared Future project and the UN Alliance of Civilizations have just released a new video series, Journeys of Belonging, that brings to light the common threads that bind people of diverse ages, genders, cultures, religions, ethnicities and beyond.

More new writing from Serbia – post-modern excavations of the common life

More new writing from Serbia – post-modern excavations of the common life

Three new pieces of writing from Serbia take up and engage significant omissions in official history and public discourse – among them the homegrown democracy of the prosaic, the local and the pastoral interrupted by conflict, and death under uncompromising centralization and endless transition to nowhere.

Kosovo – time for reconciliation

Kosovo – time for reconciliation

TransConflict is pleased to present a report, published as part of the project ‘Mediation through Monasteries in Kosovo’, which calls for the establishment of a Community Relations Council to strengthen relations between Peć/Pejë municipality and the Patriarchate.

Syntagma

Syntagma

Lucas Oldwine’s short film, ‘Syntagma’, explores the protests that gripped Athens in the summer of 2011; a vociferous and cohesive response against social injustices exposed and created by the economic crisis.

Peacebuilding and Bach

Peacebuilding and Bach

The music of Johann Sebastian Bach, particularly his organ music, redresses the balance from a bleak view of human affairs to a saner and more hopeful perspective.

Novi Pazar’s shared cultural heritage

Novi Pazar’s shared cultural heritage

Celebrating and instrumentalising shared cultural heritage in Novi Pazar carries enormous potential for creating a positive platform for dialogue between its two main communities.

About blood and honey

About blood and honey

Almost twenty years on from the beginning of the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, two Dutch journalists are travelling the country seeking answers to the question, does Bosnia and Herzegovina really exist?

Kiš, Selenić, Ugrešić and after – archivists of Yugoslavia disappeared

Kiš, Selenić, Ugrešić and after – archivists of Yugoslavia disappeared

What happened to writers whose once-established literary and linguistic culture faced a campaign of obliteration, such as that conducted during the post-communist transition by secessionist elites and populists in the former Yugoslavia?

Reconstructing cultural heritage in Bosnia

Reconstructing cultural heritage in Bosnia

TransConflict is pleased to present a research paper examining how the city of Tuzla has tried to promote a more united future for Bosnia and Herzegovina by transforming its cultural heritage.

Serbia – when will the “culture of violence” finally end?

Insufficient steps to tackle the problems that led to the recent violence in Belgrade and Genoa highlights the tangled nexus of organized crime, political opposition to modernization and EU membership, and football hooliganism in Serbia.