Focus area
Projects and Programmes
Diverse City: A report on the co-design workshop. European Cultural Foundation

A co-design workshop by Migrationlab, The Hague University of Applied Sciences [HHS] and ECF at Laaktheater, The Hague. As a follow up to a preparatory workshop at HHS in April and to the ‘Peace Through Culture’ citizen’s dialogue of May 10th some 40 students, academics and cultural changemakers got together in The Hague’s Laaktheater on October 12th. The purpose? To identify concrete proposals and action plans to make our professional surroundings better reflect the diversity which is a given in our public space.

How Virtual Reality can create the ultimate empathy machine

Chris Milk talks about how virtual reality can be used to help raise awareness, funding and empathy. 

An Authentic Experience of "Multiculturalism" at the Border City of Antakya (Çağdaş Türkiye Tarihi Araştırmaları Dergisi 2013-Bahar)

A journal article which argues that Antakya has been 'successful historically in protecting its plurality'. However, this is only possible to understand with a historical perspective, looking at the influence of the Ottoman and Kemalist legacies, inconjunction with modern pressures. 

Projects and Programmes
Intercultural Fluency Courses

A course which aims to develop skills of communicating, understanding, learning, working and influencing in cross-cultural settings. 

Constructing intercultural dialogue

This publications provides a series of case studies of intercultural dialogue. All in English, some available in other languages. All downloadable PDFs. 

Building the future on pathways to cultural diversity. Practises and projects from around the MENA region

The short project features aim to inspire further exchange and cooperation within and with the MENA region. The e-compilation “Building the Future” presents selected projects that had an impact on the cultural transformation in the MENA region in the period from 2011 to 2017. The publication is a joint co-production between long-standing like-minded partners working in and with the region. The aim of the publication is to showcase the wealth of talent and initiatives beyond MENA regional borders and share these with the international cultural community.

Projects and Programmes
Resources on 'The Theatre of the Opressed'

This link is to a list of resources on 'The Theatre of the Oppressed'. 'The Theatre of the Oppressed' is a technique developed by Augusto Boal to facilitate dialogue within divided communities. The resources include a podcast, a blog, centres worldwide doing this work, and events. 

Journal of Intercultural Communication

A Journal published since 1999 by the Immigrant Insitute, Sweden. It is a branch out of the Nordic Network for Intercultural Communication. 

VIDEO - Francesca Lionetti on how cities can lead the way in managing diversity

Living Diversity - Shaping Society project takes a close look at the reality of diversity in today's German society and asks how we can develop effective approaches to living together in cultural diversity that target social inclusion and allow everyone the opportunity to participate in all aspects of society.

VIDEO - Iva Krtalic on cultural diversity in the German media

The interview with Iva Krtalic was held during our expert workshop in Berlin in preparation for the launch of the Reinhard Mohn Prize 2018 research.

German with English subtitles