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Platform for Arts, Culture and Conflict Transformation

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Call for Papers- Creative Approaches to Transitional Justice: Contributions of Arts and Culture
2020 Special Issue, International Journal of Transitional Justice
Deadline: July 1, 2019
Guest Editor: Cynthia Cohen
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Call for Applications: SU-CASA
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)
Due: Dec. 14, 5:00pm
SUcasa

Support the poetry of Hilde Domin set to music 
Deadline: December 14
Hilde Domin


Story Summit for Appalachian Youth
December 14
International Storytelling Center
ISC


Post-graduate course on Arts and International Cooperation - Collaborating on Fragile Contexts and Processes of Peace Building
Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland
Course begins: January 2019


Featured News from the Field Theme: "Artists Respond to Climate Change"

Featured News from the Field Theme: "Creative Reflections on Human Migration"


Call for Papers: The Journal of Peacebuilding and Development
Abstracts Due: January 15
Full Submissions Due: February 22

JPD


The Dance + Social Justice Conference
March 9-10, 2019
Los Angeles
Free Body Conference


Naila and the Uprising
PBS Special starting March 25, 2019
Naila


Just Vision
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Report of the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
January 4, 2018
UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (ONCHR)

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

2017 CAST Annual Report

Professor Cynthia Cohen Solves the World's Problems with Creativity
The Brandeis Hoot
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"Arts and Building Peace: The Basics and Envisioning the Future"
Essay by Cynthia Cohen
Peace in Progress Magazine
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Interview with Lee Perlman about the
book “But Abu Ibrahim, We’re Family!”
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Artist Protection Fund (AFP)
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IIE

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Acting Together Documentary

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“Acting Together” Documentary Selected to Receive a
2012 Telly Award

Telly
June 8, 2012 –
 The Telly Awards has named Cynthia Cohen and Allison Lund as winners in the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “Acting Together on the World Stage.”  Selected from nearly 13,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, Telly Award is the most well-known and prestigious professional video industry award, this is a tremendous honor for the production team including Theatre Without Borders, Brandeis University’s Peacebuilding and the Arts program, and filmmaker Allison Lund.

The Telly Awards was founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding professional video and film productions. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.

“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, executive director of the Telly Awards.  “Cohen and Lund's accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production.”A prestigious judging panel of over 500 accomplished industry professionals, comprising the Silver Telly Council (Silver being the highest presented award), judged the competition, upholding the historical standard of excellence that Telly represents.  “Acting Together on the World Stage” won a Bronze Telly in the Education category.

ATThis July will mark one-year anniversary of completion of the documentary, “Acting Together on the World Stage.” This award is both a tremendous honor and great recognition of our on-going effort for promoting peace through the use of arts. If you want to get involved in the Acting Together project, please contact Polly Walker at pollyowalker@gmail.com. View the screening event calendar and learn more about the Acting Together project.


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