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Updates from the Recipients
of Acting Together 
Small Grants
> New: Update on Creative Camp for Peace Building in Nepal by Mandala Theatre
Mandala


"Arts and Building Peace: Affirming the Basics and Envisioning the Future" - Paper by Dr. Cynthia Cohen

The new Brandeis minor in Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST) presents:


CAST 2015 Annual Report
AnnualReport


CAST Design Lab Reports


Article: LaShawn Simmons '18 breaks down barriers and builds empowerment with poetry
Brandeis NOW
Recipient of a CAST Grant for Student Projects
LS


Art & Social Justice
State of the Arts - Fall 2015
SoAFall15


American Theatre Magazine Features CAST, Peacebuilding and the Arts
AT


Article: New minor brings social purpose to the arts

Highlights

Call for Participation:
The Cairo International Festival for Contemporary & Experimental Theatre
Apply by: May 15


Artist Protection Fund (AFP)
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IIE


Summer Peacebuilding Institute
June 2016
CJP


Training in Music and Conflict Transformation
June 6-17
SIT Graduate Institute, Vermont


International Community Arts Festival (CAF)
March 27 - April 2, 2017
ICAF


2016 Documentary Winners: Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA)
SIMA

Drama Club - NYC
DC


Music Versus Gun Violence
#PutTheGunsDown
MvsGV 


Video: Workshop with Jane Wilburn Sapp
Part of the event series Now As Then: Events focusing creative attention on the struggle for voting rights 
JS

Article: CAST-sponsored Ebony Axis debuts
hoot 

Art With Impact and Movies for Mental Health
AWI


Sundance Institute Theatre Program
ST


Kidnap Road - A New Play by Catherine Filloux
KR


Srebrenica Quilt Display Will Cap 20 Years of Advocacy and Anguish
BosFam


Book - Forced to Flee: Visual Stories by Refugee Youth from Burma
ForcedToFlee


OAS Peace Fund Promotes Arts Among Belizean and Guatemalan Children
OAS


Public
: An e-Journal from Imagining America

Public


Article: 
Talk bridges improvisation and justice
justice
ImpFest

In Place of War
IPW

Featured Theme -
News from the Field: “The Most Important Images of the Year”: Artists Respond to Racial Violence in the U.S.
longo

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Acting Together Documentary

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IPRA Japan Conference 2012

 IPRA
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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