A New Story-telling Experience: The Human Library

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To curb youth violence in 2000, Denmark introduced a human library where readers had the ability to checkout a person instead of a book for a thirty minute story-telling session.  The unique idea promoted compassion, understanding and knowledge.  When you checkout a person you are able to have a conversation with them, enabling them to […]

You’re Invited! January Tools for Peace Session!

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 12:00 – 13:30  Group Story-Making for Social Change with Julie Lindahl and Megan Cosgrove, Stories for Society Location: Drottning Kristinas väg 45, Konferensrum 3, 11428 Stockholm, Sweden       Stories for Society shares their experience of working with group story-making for social change in the post-conflict environment of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Stories for Society’s 2014-15 […]

You are Invited to Tools for Peace December Session!

Thursday, 17 December, 12:00 – 13:30  Non-Violent Communication with Marianne Göthlin Location: Cloudberry, Norrlandsgatan 12 (Stockholm).  Participants are encourage to arrive early (beginning at 11:30 a.m.) …presents her experience of training teachers in non-violent communication in schools in Sweden and elsewhere. Göthlin discusses the greater awareness which needs to be built into the way we interact with one another as […]

Strengthening civil society by supporting biographical and autobiographical storytelling concerning war, genocide and migration

Course content Overview What is your relationship to war, genocide and/or migration? Even for those of us who have lived entire lives in a time and place of peace, the question is important and relevant. Each of us has a connection to these phenomenon, and by exploring it we open up the possibility of expanding […]

You are Invited to Tools for Peace November Session

You are Invited to a Tools for Peace Stockholm Session  Thursday, November 19, 2015 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Location: Institution för Pedagogik och Didaktik, Frescativägen 54, Behind Naturhistoriska Museet          Biographical Narrative to encourage active conscious citizenship with Julie Lindahl and Agnieszka Bron Julie Lindahl and Agnieszka Bron discuss the development of their joint project concerning the use of […]