Camilo Soler Caicedo

Camilo Soler Caicedo

Dr. Camilo Sol Inti Soler Caicedo

 

Camilo Soler Caicedo is an Anthropologist and Dancer with a vast amount of experience working in conflict/post-conflict contexts using arts-based research methods.

He has worked in several collaborative research projects with large organisations such as NERC/Loughborough University, the Goethe Institute, King’s College London, Colombia’s Ministry of the Interior (via the National Indigenous Organisation), and with communities as diverse as artists in West Africa and Latin America, culturally threatened indigenous groups in the Amazon, gang members in marginal urban areas, and dancers of popular Latin dance.

 

 

Akmatalieva Shakhsanam

Akmatalieva Shakhsanam

Akmatalieva Shakhsanam

 

  • MAP Role: MAP Project Coordinator for the Jalal-Abad region of the FNI
  • Institution: Foundation for Tolerance International
  • Location: Kyrgyzstan

Akmatalieva Shаkhsanam is a coordinator of MAP project in Jalal-Abad region of the FNI. She has 5 year experience in the sphere of peacebuilding. Shokhsanam came to FTI as a participant one of the successful youth projects “Youth Ambassadors and Interethnic Interaction”. She implemented several initiatives aimed at building capacity of youth and improving girls’ access to education in the villages. Then she became a volunteer in FTI and later was engaged as an assistant of the innovative project “Cameras in the hands of children” implemented in partnership with GPPAC. She participated in various research and advocacy campaigns.

Cholpon Kylzhyrova

Cholpon Kylzhyrova

Cholpon Kylzhyrova

 

  • MAP Role: MAP Coordinator Bishkek office
  • Institution: Foundation for Tolerance International
  • Location: Kyrgyzstan

Cholpon Kylzhyrova is a coordinator of the MAP project in the Bishkek office of the FTI. She has experience in the field of peacebuilding, has successfully implemented projects aimed at youth development. She was trained in the forum theater methodology and implemented similar projects with young people, representatives of educational institutions, local authorities, community leaders and decision-makers

Nurgul Sultanova

Nurgul Sultanova

Nurgul Sultanova

Rakhmankulov Bakhram

Rakhmankulov Bakhram

Rakhmankulov Bakhram

 

  • MAP Role: MAP Project Coordinator for the Batken branch of Foundation for Tolerance International (Kyrgyzstan)
  • Institution: Foundation for Tolerance International
  • Location: Kyrgyzstan

 Rakhmankulov Bakhram has over 8 years of experience in peacebuilding, transformation and conflict prevention, working with youth issues, developing, monitoring and evaluating projects and programs. In the course of his professional activity, for more than 4 years, he facilitated the development and implementation of youth initiatives aimed at expanding cooperation, active civic participation and involvement of youth in the decision-making process in the communities of Batken region, Kyrgyzstan. Since 2014, he has been a volunteer for the international organization Generations for Peace. He is a co-founder of the Public Association “Peace Initiatives”, which has been actively working on the problems of youth and peacebuilding in Kyrgyzstan since 2010.

Family for Every Child

Family for Every Child

Family for Every Child

 

Family for Every Child is a global alliance, of 36 leading local civil society organisations working with vulnerable children in 33 countries MAP is partnered with Family for Every Child, a global alliance of leading local civil society organisations working with vulnerable children, to share resources, learning and expertise through outputs and webinars across the 36 member organisations in 33 countries

Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia

Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia

Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia

 

Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia is an institute of higher learning in Jakarta, Indonesia. Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia is working with MAP to influence national curricula and youth policy through Muatan local; an education unit informed by local and indigenous subjects, such as through the subject of Pancasila (state-informed political philosophy) and citizenship education. The development of the MAP curriculum through baseline activities will inform national curricula through the provision of additional materials, training and expertise related to the use of arts-based methods for peacebuilding.

Lembaga Perlindungan Anak/ Child Protection Agency Indonesia

Lembaga Perlindungan Anak/ Child Protection Agency Indonesia

Lembaga Perlindungan
Anak/ Child Protection Agency Indonesia

 

 

Child Protection Agency Indonesia (LPAI) is an organization for child protection activists which is registered with the Ministry of Law and Human Rights in Indonesia. Its management was formalized by a Decree of the Ministry of Social Affairs. Active since 1997, LPAI champions children’s rights in Indonesia through advocacy, publications, and policy development. LPAI also has local partners spread across provinces, districts and cities throughout Indonesia. MAP will work with LPAI to equip street-connected children with tools to explore and communicate issues of importance in
their lives to inform Indonesia’s policy sphere

Yayasan Anak Budaya Indonesia (YABI)/Indonesian Children’s Foundation

Yayasan Anak Budaya Indonesia (YABI)/Indonesian Children’s Foundation

Yayasan Anak Budaya Indonesia (YABI)/Indonesian Children’s Foundation

 

 

  • MAP Role: MAP Partner
  • Location: Indonesia

Yayasan Anak Budaya Indonesia was founded in 2001 to provide education and financial assistance for underprivileged children. MAP will work with Yayasan Anak Bangsa Indonesia to deliver activities with children and youth and increase arts-based peacebuilding efforts.

Professor Ananda Breed

Professor Ananda Breed

Professor Ananda Breed

Ananda Breed is Professor in Theatre at the University of Lincoln and author of Performing the Nation: Genocide, Justice, Reconciliation (Seagull Books, 2014) and co-editor of Performance and Civic Engagement (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) in addition to several publications that address transitional systems of governance and the arts. She has worked as a consultant for IREX and UNICEF in Kyrgyzstan on issues concerning conflict prevention and conducted applied arts workshops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Indonesia, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Palestine, Rwanda and Turkey. Prior to this, she was the Co-director of the Centre for Performing Arts Development (CPAD) at the University of East London (2014-2017) and former research fellow at the International Research Centre Interweaving Performance Cultures at Freie University (2013-2014). She is currently Principal Investigator of AHRC GCRF Network Plus project Mobile Arts for Peace: Informing the National Curriculum and Youth Policy for Peacebuilding in Kyrgyzstan, Rwanda, Indonesia and Nepal (2020-2024), Principal Investigator of AHRC project Ubwuzu: Shaping the Rwandan National Curriculum through Arts, and Co-Investigator of AHRC GCRF Network Plus project Changing the Story (2017-2021).

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Dr. Helena-Ulrike Marambio

Dr. Helena-Ulrike Marambio

Dr. Helena-Ulrike Marambio

 

  • Institution: University of Lincoln
  • MAP role: Post-doctoral Research Associate
  • Location: U.K.
  • Twitter: @HelenaMarambio
  • ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Helena_Ulrike_Marambio

Helena joined MAP as a Post Doctoral Research Associate after passing her viva at the Human Rights Centre/ School of Law of the University of Essex (UK). Her socio-legal research focussed on the legal empowerment of Tamil women with physical disabilities in post-conflict Sri Lanka. Helena is interested in research and activism to support marginalized groups in society. Over the past years, she has worked as a research assistant at the Max-Planck Institute, and different NGOs in Chile and the UK. In 2014, she co-founded the non-profit association VisAbility which uses dance and rights education as a combined tool to empower people with disabilities in rural areas in Sri Lanka. Between 2017 and 2018, VisAbility acted as a partner on an AHRC-funded project exploring the potential of dance as a vehicle for (legal) empowerment. Helena holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law and Practice (University of York, UK) and a Magister in Political Science (University of Cologne, Germany).

Chaste Uwihoreye

Chaste Uwihoreye

Chaste Uwihoreye

  • MAP Role: MAP at Home Co-Investigator
  • Institution: Uyisenga ni Imanzi
  • Position: Country Director
  • Location: Rwanda
  • Website: https://uyisenganmanzi.org.rw/

Chaste Uwihoreye is a MAP at Home Co-Investigator and a clinical psychologist practitioner, with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. Chaste is currently a PhD Candidate in Psychotherapy. Since 2011, Chaste has established programs in Rwanda that provide social, emotional , psychological and economic support for communities, and to promote solidarity and cohesion using culturally based arts. Chaste has been a Country Director of Uyisenga ni Imanzi since 2007, where Chaste ensures the alignment of organisational strategies, policies and values around safeguarding and child protection.

Professor Ananda Breed

Prof. Ananda Breed (University of Lincoln)

Prof. Ananda Breed (University of Lincoln)

Ananda Breed is Professor in Theatre at the University of Lincoln and author of Performing the Nation: Genocide, Justice, Reconciliation (Seagull Books, 2014) and co-editor of Performance and Civic Engagement (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) in addition to several publications that address transitional systems of governance and the arts. She has worked as a consultant for IREX and UNICEF in Kyrgyzstan on issues concerning conflict prevention and conducted applied arts workshops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Indonesia, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Palestine, Rwanda and Turkey. Prior to this, she was the Co-director of the Centre for Performing Arts Development (CPAD) at the University of East London (2014-2017) and former research fellow at the International Research Centre Interweaving Performance Cultures at Freie University (2013-2014). She is currently Principal Investigator of AHRC GCRF Network Plus project Mobile Arts for Peace: Informing the National Curriculum and Youth Policy for Peacebuilding in Kyrgyzstan, Rwanda, Indonesia and Nepal (2020-2024), Principal Investigator of AHRC project Ubwuzu: Shaping the Rwandan National Curriculum through Arts, and Co-Investigator of AHRC GCRF Network Plus project Changing the Story (2017-2021).

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Dr Fereshte Goshtasbpour

Dr Fereshte Goshtasbpour

Dr Fereshte Goshtasbpour

 

  • MAP Role: Co-Investigator (maternity cover)
  • Institution: Open University (OU)
  • Position: Lecturer, Institute of Educational Technology
  • Location: U.K.
  • Twitter: @GFereshte
  • Website: https://iet.open.ac.uk/people/fereshte.goshtasbpour

Dr Fereshte Goshtasbpour is a Lecturer at the Institute of Educational Technology in the Open University UK.

Her research examines online learning and teaching at large scale as well as technology-supported communications in educational and professional contexts. Her current research focuses on using digital education for capacity building to address global challenges such as tackling anti-microbial resistance, widening access to quality education for marginalised learners and creating a peace building curriculum

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Anara Eginalieva

Anara Eginalieva

Anara Eginalieva

  • MAP Role: MAP Manager 
  • Institution: Bishkek Office for Foundation for Tolerance International (FTI)
  • Position: Director
  • Location: Kyrgyzstan

Anara Eginalieva is the director of the Bishkek office of the Foundation for Tolerance International (FTI) and manager of the MAP project in Kyrgyzstan. She has practical experience in peacebuilding projects since 2000 as a manager, analyst, trainer, expert in conflict analysis and development of action plans. She has successfully worked in projects aimed at increasing the potential of youth in peacebuilding through innovative methods: forum theater, photo voice, etc. Eginalieva Anara is a member of the FTI authoring team for the development of methodological manuals and training modules on working with conflict, analyzing conflict situations, developing intervention work plans, and teaching young people non-violent methods of conflict resolution.

Dr Koula Charitonos (Open University)

Dr Koula Charitonos (Open University)

Dr Koula Charitonos (Open University)

Koula Charitonos is a Lecturer at the Institute of Educational Technology in the Open University UK. Her research examines ways in which technology-enhanced learning can be considered a driving force for the capacity building needed to solve global challenges, in particular the threat of drug-resistant infections and access to quality education for disadvantaged learners. She co-leads the OU’s engagement in the UNHCR Connected Learning in Crisis Consortium.

Related Projects:

  1. PhotoVoice as an educational tool for intercultural learning and peacebuilding between Forcefully Displaced Populations and Host community youth

http://www.research.lancs.ac.uk/portal/en/upmprojects/photovoice-as-an-educational-tool-for-intercultural-learning-and-peacebuilding-between-forcefully-displaced-populations-and-host-community-youth(92000aad-8db5-49bf-9180-eb9478cf97e3).html

  1. EDiCT project Empathy Dynamics in Conflict Transformation

https://edict.weebly.com/

http://wels.open.ac.uk/research/centres/creet/research-themes/languages-and-applied-linguistics/completed-projects/edict

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Tazhykan Shabdanova

Tazhykan Shabdanova

Tazhykan Shabdanova

Shabdanova Tazhykan, President of the Foundation for Tolerance International (FTI). FTI is a non-governmental organisation in Kyrgyzstan and Regional Secretariat of GPPAC in Central Asia. Tazhykan performs the duties of Regional Representative of GPPAC in Central Asia too. She has graduated from Law Faculty and has a master degree. Tazhykan works in peace education, promoting democracy and rule of law since 2004 and she has experience of working with different actors at local, national and international levels, including governmental and non-governmental organizations, religious communities, media, global think-tank groups, etc. Tazhykan is an author and co-author of manuals, analytical papers, publications related to peacebuilding and peace education in Kyrgyzstan. She was a part of the FTI team in the process of developing Infrastructure for Peace in Kyrgyzstan led by UNDP.

 

Dr. Rajib Timalsina (Tribhuvan University)

Dr. Rajib Timalsina (Tribhuvan University)

Dr. Rajib Timalsina (Tribhuvan University)

Rajib Timalsina is assistant professor at the Department of Conflict, Peace and Development Studies (CPDS), Tribhuvan University. Mr. Timalsina is a non-violent communication practitioner and co-director of research projects regarding learning assessment in Nepal. He is supporting a ‘culture of peace in schools’ project in Kathmandu to contribute towards peaceful teaching methodologies. Rajib is Co-I of AHRC GCRF Network Plus Changing the Story project ‘Examining Civic Values in Nepal and Kenya.’

Dr. Sylvestre Nzahabwanayo (University of Rwanda)

Dr. Sylvestre Nzahabwanayo (University of Rwanda)

Dr. Sylvestre Nzahabwanayo (University of Rwanda)

  • MAP Role: Co-Investigator
  • Institution: University of Rwanda
  • Position: Lecturer, College of Education
  • Location: Rwanda
  • Website: https://ce.ur.ac.rw/

Sylvestre Nzahabwanayo is a Lecturer at the University of Rwanda, College of Education (UR-CE). He has completed a two-years Postdoctoral Fellowship in Education and Curriculum Studies at the University at Johannesburg (UJ) in South Africa. He holds a PhD in Education obtained from the University of the Witwatersrand – Wits (Johannesburg) in 2016. His doctoral dissertation is entitled: ‘Citizenship and values education in post-genocide Rwanda: An analysis of the Itorero training scheme for high school leavers’. His research area is political philosophy applied to education including issues, such as citizenship, values, and peace education with a focus on adolescents in conflict-affected communities. Nzahabwanayo is also Principle Investigator of a GCRF Global Engagement Network entitled ‘Building Cultures of Peace in Rwandan Schools’.

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Dr Kirrily Pells (UCL)

Dr Kirrily Pells (UCL)

Dr Kirrily Pells (UCL)

Kirrily Pells is Lecturer in Childhood at UCL Institute of Education where she is the Programme Leader for the MA Sociology of Childhood and Children’s Rights. Her research and teaching are in the field of childhood studies and concerns global childhoods and children’s rights especially in relation to violence, poverty and intersecting inequalities. Her current research focuses on memories in childhood and intergenerational relations. Kirrily is PI of ‘Connective Memories: intergenerational expressions in contemporary Rwanda’ which is exploring how memories are constituted, mediated and negotiated in intergenerational relations using arts-based methods. Kirrily also researches the intersections and dynamics between structural, symbolic and interpersonal violences in the lives of children and youth. She is a Research Associate with the Young Lives study, University of Oxford and led the research on violence affecting children in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam, in partnership with UNICEF Office of Research.