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Courses / trainings
Peace Dialogue Campus Network: Fostering Positive Attitudes between Migrants and Youth in Hosting Societies

The project aims to foster a more peaceful generation in Europe and in Turkey that approaches migrants with positive attitudes to overcome prejudices, tackle discrimination and help social inclusion through intercultural communication. It will aim to achieve this objective via an international peace dialogue campus network of university students, led by 30 "Peace Envoys".

Publications
Health care curricula in multicultural societies

This paper aims to present and argue the need for a profound change in the healthcare curricula by describing our observations and experiences within medical education.

Publications
Diversity is a Fact; Inclusion is a Choice

The organizers of this conference have chosen a topic that is crucial for the future of our societies: Will they be inclusive, welcoming, and based on trust, or exclusive, mistrustful, and driven by populism, xenophobia and violent extremism?

Media
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. 

Publications
White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue "Living Together As Equals in Dignity"

The White Paper argues 'that our common future depends on our ability to safeguard and develop human rights…democracy and the rule of law and to promote mutual understanding' and that 'the intercultural approach offers a forward-looking model for managing cultural diversity'.

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.

Media
VIDEO - Riem Spielhaus on cultural diversity in schoolbooks

Cultural diversity is a reality in Germany. But is this fact also reflected in German schoolbooks? Professor Riem Spielhaus of the Georg Eckert Institute in Braunschweig comments on how diversity is being dealt with in German classrooms today. She concludes that Germany can learn from other countries in this regard.

German with English Subtitles

Projects and Programmes
Social cohesion and intercultural and inter-religious dialogue: The role of local authorities in public policies for the social inclusion of migrants

This publication highlights the content and exchanges of the first peer learning meeting in the “Mediterranean City-to-City Migration” project (MC2CM) on the role of municipal administrations in social cohesion and intercultural and inter-religious dialogue.

Also available in French and Spanish.

Publications
Young adults and cultural diversity: Experiences and challenges Discussion Paper

Despite an ageing population, the number of young people (12-25 years) in Australia is steadily growing, predicted to rise  by approximately 50% by 2050. This qualitative data highlights some of the perceived differences in values, outlook and life-experience across younger and older generations.

Publications
Mapping Social Cohesion - Scanlon Foundation Surveys 2017

The report presents the findings of the tenth Scanlon Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion national survey, conducted in June-July 2017. The project provides for the first time in Australian social research, a series of detailed surveys on social cohesion, immigration and population issues.