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New Minor: Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation
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Article: New minor brings social purpose to the arts
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Highlights

Featured Theme -
News from the Field: Artistic Responses to the Syrian Crisis 

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and Artistic Responses to Other Current Global Crises


Publishing opportunity for students and faculty
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2015 Grant Opportunity: Photography Projects on Conflict
The Aftermath Project
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Reflections from IPRA's 25th General Conference
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Video: Interview with Catherine Filloux about her new play "SELMA '65"
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RFP: Artist as Activist, Rauschenberg Foundation
Travel & Research grants rolling deadline through March 15
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ABOG Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art
LOI Due November 24
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Fulbright-mtvU Grants
Deadline: February 27
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Listen to a podcast from Arts, Well-being and Resilience: Ideas and Music with Cynthia Cohen and Jane Wilburn Sapp
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Video: Liberian Women's Chorus' song about abducted Nigerian girls
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Listen to a podcast of a panel on the theme of Resilience, the Arts and Social Transformation at the UBIAS conference that featured Dr. Cynthia Cohen and many more
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Press Release Summary from 25th IPRA General Conference
August 10-14
Istanbul, Turkey
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Rehearsing Change: A semester study abroad opportunity in Ecuador
Spring 2015
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Read News from the Field under the featured themes of Creative Approaches to Sustainability and Environmental Justice
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and Puppetry and Social Transformation


View a video from
"Composing Our Lives
Together" song-writing
workshop with Jane Sapp
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Read more News from the Field.


Acting Together Documentary

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Watch the preview!


Find "Acting Together" screenings near you.

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IPRA Japan Conference 2012

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IPRA Japan Conference 2012
November 24 - 28, 2012
Deadline for proposals: June 1, 2012

This year, the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) is convening its bi-annual conference in Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Since 2004, IPRA has included an Arts and Peace commission which facilitates networking and sharing of information among artists, peacebuilders, researchers and educators throughout the world. This year, we will be exploring the following themes: music and conflict transformation; visual art and peacebuilding; music therapy; documentation, assessment and evaluation of work at the nexus of art, culture and peacebuilding; the contributions of theatre and ritual to the creative transformation of conflict; and developing a global infrastructure to support the peacebuilding/arts field. We welcome proposals for sessions on these and other topics, including initiatives in Africa, the Middle East, South and Central America, Indigenous communities, Asia and Pacific regions, among others. Those interested in proposing individual presentations or sessions should submit an application as soon as possible, but no later than May 1. Please see the submission guidelines and schedule.

In most years there is a little, but VERY little, financial assistance for participants from non-OECD countries. We encourage colleagues who wish to participate to mark the November dates in your calendar, and seek resources from your institutions or other sources available to you. Please check the IPRA and conference website for updated information. 

Cynthia Cohen and Maria Elena Lopez Vinader, co-convenors, Arts and Peace Commission, IPRA

 


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