Category Archives: Exchange For Change 2014-2015

Golpo Mela 2015…stories and much more

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Stories. Why do we tell them? Why do they exist? Those questions can be answered by using terms like ‘oral histories’, ‘traditions’, ‘listening skills’ and ‘pedagogy’. All very valid. At Golpo Mela, the PeaceWorks Storytelling Read More …

Oral histories at Exchange for Change

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The last phase of the Exchange for Change project dealt extensively with oral history narratives. School children on either side of the border collected oral histories from people who had either witnessed the partition themselves, Read More …

Exchange for Change

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What does the word border mean? When do we think about it? When politicians talk about them? When wars are fought? Does it require an event to initiate a discussion about borders? Exchange for Change, Read More …

PeaceWorks – A shining example of hope and perseverance

Art and peace are both located in the tension between emotions and intellect. Life unites what concepts and dualisms keep apart. And art, like peace, has to overcome such false dichotomies by speaking both to Read More …

The same air. The same soil.

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‘We share the same air and the same soil’, writes one of the students participating in the Exchange for Change program, words that resonate powerfully.In the wake of one of the most heinous crimes in Read More …