In an era where the world is increasingly interconnected yet divided, the need for tools that can bridge gaps and foster understanding is more crucial than ever. Recognizing this, UNESCO
Identity Education A wonderful contribution to the growing body of evidence demonstrating the importance of identity-based approaches in education, this 2024 paper, titled "‘I feel like I have a superpower’: a
Identity has the potential to lead to great mobilization or great destruction. As activists, if we can master the power of engaging with identity effectively, we can educate and open
by Luke Reilly Identity and Culture are not only important concepts to discuss theoretically but are also vital tools for building real world solutions to conflict and division. In the OICD’s
Research Report by Dr. Andrea De Antoni (OICD Research Fellow) The research that I am currently carrying out with Tanaka Tomohiko, a professional IT expert, investigates representations and perceptions of outcastes (burakumin)
Jessica Hodder, OICD’s artist-in-residence, led the organization’s first theatre workshop this past Tuesday, July 16 at Doshisha University. Using techniques from Theatre of the Oppressed, Playback Theatre, and other dramatic methods,
Ellen Kaplan, chair of Theatre, professor of acting and directing at Smith College, and Executive Committee member of the OICD, discusses her work with women in Sarajevo. In the 1990s, Europe saw
As part of the OICD's commitment to developing a range of scaled programs to mediate violent and non-violent conflict, OICD Applied Projects Director Mr. Tim Crosland, and OICD Director Dr.