Conference “Stories Shaping Peace"

March 16-19, 2022

Our opening conference will offer 3 strands of critical thinking on the theme of Narratives, the place of storytelling, and their role in healing and building a democratic society. By engaging holistically with our heads, hearts, and hands we will nurture our walk together towards peace.

*COVID-19 Note: Presently the conference is planned to be fully on site and in person at LCC International University.

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Conference information

Featured guests

Dr. Fernando Enns

Prof. Dr. Fernando Enns holds a chair in (peace-) theology and ethics/ecumenical studies at Free University of Amsterdam/The Netherlands (where he is also director of the Amsterdam Center for Religion, Peace & Justice Studies) and has an endowed professorship "Theology of Peace Churches" at the University of Hamburg/Germany. Fernando Enns was born in Curitiba/Brazil and belongs to the Historic Peace Church of the Mennonites (ordained, vice-chair of the Association of Mennonite Congregations in Germany). He has been a member of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC) since 1998."

Raffi Fegahli

A performer, peacebuilder and training consultant on Peacebuilding based in Beirut-Lebanon. His debut storytelling, biographical monodrama was launched in the Amsterdam Storytelling Festival in 2018. He currently tours with it alongside his other theatre and improv performances. As a peacebuilding consultant, practitioner, and trainer, Raffi has worked on projects in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Libya, Iraq, Yemen, and Turkey in his 15-year career. A practitioner of Theatre of the Oppressed, Playback Theatre, and other related formats, Raffi uses project-based and experiential learning and as such has a holistic approach to learning. For him, learning doesn’t only happen at the cognitive level of the human’s existence, but through all of their aspects of existence.

Registration

To register for the ‘Stories Shaping Peace’ Conference you need to complete an online registration form by March 14th.

*COVID-19 NOTE: Presently the conference is planned to be fully on site and in person at LCC International University.

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Payment

  • Registration Fee for Participants – 60 € (LCC Students – Free, Students from other institutions – 40 €)
  • Certificate of Participation/Training – 10 €
  • Public Evening Events – FREE
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Refund policy

Unforeseen circumstances may sometimes cause a need to request a registration fee refund. Please read our rules.

Opportunities for Service

  • Volunteers
  • Internships
  • Partnerships

Email the Center Director for more information.