Conference “Stories Shaping Peace"

Event agenda

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Strand 1

3 mornings of guest speaker intro and then paper presentations by local Lithuanians and invited international researchers on theme as it pertains to dealing with narratives informed by legacies, the building of cohesive societies and the healing of deep divisions.  Follow-up dialogue and analytical critical discussions with audience will be done after each presentation.  

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Strand 2

3 afternoons of dialogue workshops on themes connected to facilitators’ specialty subjects (Deportation experiences, Holocaust memories, trauma resiliency, participatory storytelling, and peacebuilding on human rights through theatre in divided societies) and dialogue opportunities for further discussion on Center’s initiatives. Each to explore human rights and democratic values in ways that highlight the participants’ stories of experience, needs, skills and strategies for building tolerance for other groups along with narrative competency building.

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Strand 3

Public Evenings of Artistic works expressed, displayed, and discussed through 1) evening panel discussions and dialogue between well-known authors, playwriter and peacebuilders/researchers/audience. 2) Public viewing of the Film documentary of Student/Staff stories (component A of project), 3) Improvisational theatre play that invites audience into storytelling experiences and narrative work.