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Join the Global “Acting Together” Campaign.

Learn about our new project:
"A Way Out of No Way"
with Jane Sapp

Acting Together at Community Arts Lab (CAL) Theatre Festival in Netherlands

View video: Presentation by the Ulafa’a Visual Artists of Bahrain

Read portrait of Cynthia Cohen in American Theatre magazine.

“Acting Together” Documentary receives the “Spirit of Place” Award

“Linking the Arts With Justice” by Cindy Cohen. Summer/Fall 2012 issue of Ethics Central Newsletter.

Program in Peacebuilding and the Arts featured in Brandeis Magazine: (Summer 2012 issue)

“Acting Together” Documentary selected to receive a 2012 Telly Award


Xchange Perspectives (XCP) is using a Peacebuilding and the Arts report to support their work in South Sudan.  Read more and watch the video.

Read a Book Review
by Serge Loode of the
Acting Together Anthology 
Vol. I & II

What's Happening

"Acting Together" Screening
August 20
"Project Social Impact" Summer Institute
Kingston, MA

"Acting Together" Screening
September 4
Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Brandeis University

Fall 2013 Course
PAX 250 – The Arts of Building Peace

Instructor: Cynthia Cohen
Time: Tuesdays, 2-4:50pm


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Table of Contents

I. About Recasting Reconciliation

About the Virtual Collection (PDF)

Theoretical Framework (PDF)

Meet the Fellows

Meet the Faculty

II. Gallery of Fellows' Works

Drumming and Reconciliation in Rwanda, Burundi and South Africa
Works by Nicholas Kotei Djanie & Lena Slachmuijlder                   

How Deep Can We Go?: Ubuntu, Art and Reconciliation in South Africa
Works by Kim Berman and Daniel Stompie Selibe

Playback Theatre: A Creative Resource for Reconciliation
Works by Jenny Hutt and Bev Hosking

Reflections on Cultural Production and Prospects for Reconciliation in Cambodia
Works by Ly Daravuth and Ingrid Muan

Witnessing War, Yearning for Peace: Two Documentary Films from Sri Lanka
Works by Iffat Fatima and Lisa Kois

III. Synthesis

In this section, we have synthesized what we have learned from conducting this investigation into the complex and multi-faceted relationship between the arts, culture, and reconciliation.

IV. Related Publications