Here are the workshops and performances…

 

… that have been announced so far. The Peace Justice Committee is working on finalising the programme, so as soon as a workshop has been confirmed, it is posted here.

Please be aware that this is a preliminary programme, which is subject to change.

Friday workshops and presentations

Unfolding Western Africa

Having travelled through Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia and Guinea-Bissau in their own bus, students from DNS 18 share their learning and unlearning experiences and insights.

War and Ecocide

A lecture and discussion about the conflict between culture and nature, between people and other living beings, breaking down conventional “truths” and finding out about how this connects with conflicts and war.

I have a dream to live safe

Dreams, struggles, fights, hopes by people suffering from the military occupation by Israel. One day they wish to be free. Storytelling about the situation of the Palestinian refugees in Aida camp, Bethlehem, West Bank.

Peace through Nature

The workshop is about using nature as an inspiration to describe and feel peace. We will enjoy nature around the campus and find natural objects that we can use to make a picture of what peace means to us.

Play DialoGO!

DialoGO! is a game developed for youth and adults alike. It is for all those who want to develop their skills and inspire others to join the dialogue. Challenge yourself and sharpen your communication skills.

An International Banner of Peace

The International Banner of Peace was created as a symbol of the Roerich agreement in 1935, that in short, symbolises the union that we all share as human beings. In this workshop, we will create it together.

Meeting “The Poor”

Who are “the – and when are ‘the Poor’ really Poor? Prepare to be provoked by this workshop. Your empathy will be tested. Whose is the welfare the migrants are after?

Saturday workshops and presentations

Morning session 11:30 – 13:00

Cameroon Crisis

Human rights activists worry that Cameroon could soon be on the brink of civil war. The underlying causes of the crisis can be found in Cameroon’s colonial past: Francophone vs. Anglophone.

Solidarity Politics vs. White Saviourism

Exploring one’s biases and learning one’s way out of something like the White Savior Complex takes time. Embracing Solidarity Politics needs work. If you’re not uncomfortable, you’re not listening.

Social Eurythmie – Moving for Peace

Through movement, we seek harmony between body, soul & spirit. Between “I” and the world. In this workshop, we will experiment with social Eurythmie concepts such as giving and receiving.

Introduction to Community Music

Paolo Rossetti of “Musicians Without Borders” will introduce the basic principles of the community music methodology: Safety, Inclusion, Equality, Creativity, and Quality.

Humanity in Action

The Take 10 Volunteer programme is an opportunity for people from privileged societies to practice solidarity politics and join forces with project leaders and developing communities.

Dialogue above Judgement

The workshop focuses on the fine art of listening, which is a much-underrated skill to have. Together, we will explore our ability to listen through interesting exercises and experiments.

Manufacturing narratives

The workshop will examine concrete examples unravel many of the most common techniques and methods used by the media to manufacture narratives that fit into a certain agenda.

Songs for Peace

Learn to play and sing 10 songs for peace and for a better future for all the planet We will perform them in the evening with the audience singing along. No prior experience needed.

Climate Justice & Refugees

Climate Justice: Connecting the dots between Climate Change, environment, migrations and conflicts. Who ‘deserves’ a refugee status? The reality of migrants in the Global South.

Saturday workshops and presentations

Afternoon session 14:00 – 15:30

Camino Walking Blind

How to step outside your comfort zone, to increase self-knowledge, self-confidence and self-acceptance and find a direction in life by making a pilgrimage of 200 km in 14 days – as a blind person.

Human Library of West Bank

A workshop designed to cultivate increasing knowledge and skills in critical knowledge. Every station includes specific topics including daily life, water issues, health and sanitation, political media issues.

Making music together

Paolo will lead the participants who will play on frame drums and other percussion instruments, which will be provided at the workshop. Together we will create music and have fun!

Direct Action and Civil Disobedience

Ron Ridenour is a journalist-author-editor-activist for peace, equality and justice. Since the early 1960’s he has spent his life protesting injustices in the world – and continues to do so.

What’s going on in Venezuela?

What is the Bolivarian revolution? Chavismo? How is the Venezuelan nation challenged by the imperialism of the USA? How can we get accurate information? What is this really about?

Songs for Peace

Learn to play and sing 10 songs for peace and for a better future for all the planet We will perform them in the evening with the audience singing along. No prior experience needed.

Talk the Walk

Kristine & Bledion of MasterPeace Wiesbaden organises intercultural activities with migrants and local people. The main goal is to bring people together through dialogue.

Climate Justice & Refugees

Climate Justice: Connecting the dots between Climate Change, environment, migrations and conflicts. Who ‘deserves’ a refugee status? The reality of migrants in the Global South.

Sunday workshops and presentations

Ecopedagogy for a planetary citizenship

How can we, as citizens of the planet, participate in the creation of a world that we want, instead of simply observing how those who are profiting from extraction and exploitation create our world for us?

Choosing a Destination

The future is open, but how do you give your life direction? How does life unfold and who is the director? Choosing a destination helps you realise your dreams. We need a destination in life to give meaning to today.

The Pedagogy of Liberation

What is Pedagogy of Liberation and how can we implement aspects of it in a teaching and learning context? Empowering students to think critically about themselves and their relation to society.

Another World is Possible

“The world we have and the world we want” is the headline for this workshop which is led by Trine Wendelboe, the director of One World Center in Michigan. An analysis of the situation and making strategies for crating change.

MandalArt

Mandala’s are sacred pieces of artwork which are used to evoke healing, spiritual development and meditation. In this workshop, we will learn more about them and best of all: make our own. A time to reflect.

Peace & Climate: #FridaysForFuture

The climate crisis is one of the most important causes of war and conflict. So, is #FridaysForFuture and other planet protection initiatives the most important movement to join?

Self-Knowledge

Let’s explore this realm of humans by a few games and a discussion around these issues that will help us understand the human condition through self-reflection. Are we actually aware of what the human condition entails?

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