Participatory Art-Based Approaches with Young People: Learning from Mobile Arts for Peace (MAP)

08 JUL
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The University of Lincoln Child Friendly Research Network is pleased to host the following half day event, in conjunction with the Eleanor Glanville Institute.

Participatory Art-Based Approaches with Young People:
Learning from Mobile Arts for Peace (MAP)

Friday 8 July, 9:30 – 12:30

Session 1: ATB1117 Seminar Room (9:30-10:45)
Session 2: ATB3201 Dance Studio (11:00-12:30)

This workshop will explore the use of participatory art-based approaches with young people using the Mobile Arts for Peace (MAP) project as a case study example alongside offering opportunities for participants to share their knowledge and experience during breakout discussions. Part One will provide an overview of the MAP project and two MAP youth researchers from Rwanda, Eric Ngabonziza and Leonard Nyiringabo, will share examples of their youth-led research projects. Part Two will consist of an experiential workshop led by Leonard and Eric to explore some of the activities that they’ve used as part of the UKRI GCRF Newton Fund project MAP at Home: online psychosocial support through the arts in Rwanda

Meet Eric:
Meet Leonard:

Also presenting will be Professor Ananda Breed, Principal Investigator of AHRC GCRF Network Plus project Mobile Arts for Peace (MAP) and Co-Investigator of AHRC GCRF Network Plus project Changing the Story.

9:00 – 9:30 Pastries and Coffee/Tea

9:30 – 10:45 Part One
• Overview of MAP
• How to use art-based approaches for research? (breakout)
• How to engage young people in research? (breakout)
• Examples of youth-led research

10:45 – 11:00 Break (help yourself to pastries/coffee/tea)

11:00 – 12:30 Part Two
• Experiential workshop led by MAP youth researchers.
• The workshop will focus on active listening and sharing stories and memories. The format will be interactive, giving participants the opportunity to learn by
experience about the arts-based approaches used within MAP, through their participation in these activities.

To register your attendance, please click on the links below:

We understand that the two halves of this event are quite distinctive and may attract different audiences. Some people may wish to attend one session or the other, or both. We are therefore offering this as two separate but related events. If you wish to attend the full morning, please ensure that you sign up to both sessions.



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