Four benefits of storytelling to connect different age groups

Intergenerational communication

Four benefits of storytelling to connect different age groups Storytelling is a strong means of initiating communication between individuals and groups, for example between different generations or different cultural backgrounds. Working in groups is an essential part of this. For example, telling and listening in groups encourages you to really get to know and understand […]

Changemakers: It’s the small big stories that are important

changemakers through storytelling training

Changemakers: It’s the small big stories that are important In a time of harsh words and radical language, the world is becoming more and more divided. People are hardening and a growing group has a negative outlook on society, causing that necessary connection to be neglected. Personal leadership is therefore more important than ever. What […]

The Human Library: judging by listening

Do not judge the content of a book based on its cover, just as you should not judge a person by their appearance.

The Human Library: judging by listening When people aren’t  strangers to each other and treat each other with benevolence, this will improve the quality of life within a society. And the better the quality of life, the greater the sense of security and the smaller the chance that polarisation or radicalisation will arise within such […]

Stage performances to connect: make taboos debatable

Stage performances to connect: make taboos debatable

Stage performances to connect: make taboos debatable! It may already be known that, in addition to our social storytelling work, we also develop theatre performances that contribute to breaking taboos in our society. In contrast to traditional storytelling, we look at theatricalization of the work, where authenticity remains paramount. More about that in this blog. […]

Three reasons to apply storytelling in conflicts

Three reasons to apply storytelling in conflicts​

Three reasons to apply storytelling in conflicts There are different methods for resolving conflicts, bringing different groups and generations together and thus increasing a sense of social security; useful methods that all work at different levels. The Storytelling Centre Foundation works with storytelling. But what does this mean and what does it deliver? What do […]

Diversity is only a story

We are all made of stories

Diversity is only a story Sometimes people wonder: is it really that simple? Can you resolve conflicts by collecting and telling stories? Aren’t there already existing methods for this? The answer to all three questions is a resounding yes. Of course it is often more complex than we can now sketch in this post, but […]