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.

 

 

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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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.

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 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.  

Dr Harla Sara Octarra (Atma Jaya Catholic University)

Dr Harla Sara Octarra (Atma Jaya Catholic University)

Dr Harla Sara Octarra (Atma Jaya Catholic University)

Harla Octarra is a lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology – Atma Jaya Catholic University, Jakarta. She is also a policy consultant with years of experience in research and training for peace education, child friendly city and protection of street children. She works with academics, children, youth, civil society and government to advocate for child protection and children’s rights.

Mr. Bishnu B Khatri (Human Rights Film Center)

Mr. Bishnu B Khatri (Human Rights Film Center)

Mr. Bishnu B Khatri (Human Rights Film Center)

Bishnu Khatri currently serves as Chairperson of Human Rights Film Center (HRFC) and Director of the International School of Advanced Studies. HRFC is one of the leading human rights organization in Nepal that uses different art forms including video as a tool for education and advocacy regarding social and development issues.  

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