Narratives: Stories Beyond the India-Pakistan Conflict

Finally!¬†ūüôā We present “Narratives: Stories beyond the India-Pakistan conflict”, a film documenting the stories that go a layer deeper into the narratives of the conflict, and bring to you the hopes, desires, longings, fears, and personal experiences of Pakistanis and Indians that often remain untold. We are really excited about your reactions to the film,…

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Thank you!

Dear friends of¬†Narratives, We want to thank you for your support! Since promotions began in the beginning of March, we have reached more than 10,000 people across the world, apart from¬†#India¬†and¬†#Pakistan. Just a few more days and the movie will be out, and we can not wait to hear your feedback and reflections. Please continue…

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New collaboration partner in Bangalore: Open Sky Slam

Now that we have moved from Delhi to Bangalore, we want to introduce our local collaboration partner: Open Sky Slam and their initiative Project Azaadi! Open Sky Slam aims to create a space that is about art, artists and the appreciation of their varied forms. By that, they also set out to raise awareness on…

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New collaboration partner in Delhi: Aaghaz-e-Dosti

Today we are excited to introduce you to our partner Aaghaz-e-Dosti (‚ÄúBeginning of friendship‚ÄĚ), a cross-border peace initiative. Aaghaz-e-Dosti (AED), founded in 2012 by Mission Bhartiyam (an India-based voluntary group), is now a joint initiative of Mission Bhartiyam and The Catalyst of Peace (Pakistan). It aims to bridge the gap between the people of these…

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New collaboration partner in Pakistan: The Citizens Archive of Pakistan

We are really glad to introduce our new collaboration partner in Pakistan:¬†The Citizens Archive of Pakistan! The Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to cultural and historic preservation operating in Karachi and Lahore. CAP has focused on the tradition of oral storytelling in Pakistan emphasizing the importance of narratives in a…

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Neli and Julian in Israel-Palestine

Coming to the region in mid 2014, after months of preparations, we were filled with feelings of both excitement and worry. It felt great to finally be able to put our ideas into practice, test them against reality, but, at the same time, that thought was scary. What will our interview partners think of our…

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Collaborating with Arava Institute of Environmental Studies

During the Global Citizenship Conference 2013 of the Melton Foundation, that took place in Bangalore, India, some of the Foundation fellows were introduced to the professors from the Arava Institute of Environmental Studies. Interacting with them, inspired the creation of Project Narratives. The Arava Institute is a leading environmental studies and research program in the…

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Diana's Experience

  • On February 21, 2016 ·
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Working on Project Narratives is a great experience. Before I joined the team I only knew¬†whatever information was available in the media about the situation in Israel and Palastine. But in¬†the news you only got bits and pieces about happenings far away. Through the project I not only¬†got a whole new perspective about the topic,…

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Ana's Experience

  • On October 22, 2015 ·
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My story of how I joined the Narratives this team is quite different than the others. I wasn’t¬†part of the creative process, but joined when the film was already made. I was on the¬†audience in one of the first screenings of the documentary. The film was moving to the¬†point of tears, and it was remarkable…

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Marleen's Experience

  • On August 31, 2015 ·
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One of my main learning experiences in our project was my involvement in the development¬†of the interview manual. Due to my psychological background, I was used to quantitative¬†research, working with questionnaires or experimental paradigms. But this was a completely¬†new challenge: How do you get people to trust you as an interviewer enough to share¬†personal stories…

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