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 …

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 …

Track 2 diplomacy in Kolkata!

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In a day and age where the practise of writing letters on paper has become restricted to the English language paper in the board examinations, an activity that relies heavily on this tool of communication Read More …