All Blog Posts Tagged 'Music' (8)

Guide to Key ICT/Software Resources for Peace and Development Professionals

Dear Colleagues

One of the main goals of this site is to help practitioners, students and scholars network, connect and share best resources. As I am often working in different contexts (and countries) and across multiple computers, I wanted to share some of the free software/it services that I have found incredibly useful to help me stay connected, up-to-date and informed. This is not specifically an endorsement of any particular…


Added by Craig Zelizer on March 3, 2015 at 9:57am — 47 Comments

Art and Music's Role in Peacebuilding

Working with PeaceMedia has provided the opportunity to be exposed to various peacebuilding tactics. It has shown that there is a plethora of information out there and that countless individuals are working tirelessly to bring about peace and resolve conflicts. Most recently, I watched a video on an orchestra in Brazil that began allowing girls to take part. Traditionally a male dominated art, this orchestra is lead by a female maestra, and has women playing alongside men. This orchestra is…


Added by Deborah Drew on March 31, 2012 at 11:06pm — 5 Comments

Expressive Arts in Peacebuilding: Creating Safe Space & Empowering Challenges

Discussion Thread

Wow.. great responses in a short time on that little blurb!


A few people had asked about more information and just wanted to share a few links that were requested:

For more info on EGS & the new program for Conflict Transformation: please visit EGS and/or contact Mary Beth…


Added by RootsLove on July 18, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Expressive Arts in Peacebuilding

Discussion Thread


There is a magic that transcends the verbal that the Expressive Arts (what I call the Muse Arts in my work) is able to tap into in a very real, tangible and powerful way.  The Muse Arts aren't new by any means, nor is the concept of using them for healing, transformation and bridgebuilding.   For thousands of years people have used music and…


Added by RootsLove on July 17, 2011 at 6:00am — 15 Comments

Music and technology as peace tools

Sharing music as a way to understand and break down cultural barriers has become so much easier with the use of digital and media technology. Fans from around the world can download and play their favorite band’s latest music or videos.

News stories can reach one side of the globe simultaneously as events occur. Beyond these technological advances, is the ability to disseminate information to the masses in an incredibly short amount of time. And such swiftness and transmission of… Continue

Added by Darren Bunton on July 5, 2011 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

School Improvement, School Culture, and Gang/Violence Prevention/Intervention Teams

3 Frequently asked Questions re:

School Improvement and School Culture Program…


Added by Shakeel Ali on October 13, 2010 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Why I Fast: Part One

Why I Fast: Part One

By Shakeel Ali

Why I started Fasting:

Initially, I read about Fasting in The Bible and in my studies of Buddhism.

Fasting seemed like an interesting and fun gift passed on to us by our ancestors all over world.

How I got started Fasting:

I started fasting at age 20, before I started practicing Islam. Amazingly, the first time I tried it, I fasted for 24 hours without eating or drinking. At that time I didn’t know… Continue

Added by Shakeel Ali on August 20, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

Nina Robinson on Larry Ukali and Amro Radwan Speaking Engagement

Inspiring for Entrepreneurs & Youth Alike!

Friday evening,  The ASK Academy mixer/fundraising event was an inspiration to all who attended, ranging from lively youth speakers to the dozens of professionals sharing their stories of success. The theme of the night was Entrepreneurism & Community Outreach. The event was kicked off by host, Writer/Poet, Larry Ukali Johnson who led individual introductions across the packed room of attendees. The keynote speaker, Amro Radwan…


Added by Shakeel Ali on January 14, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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