Blog Relational

  • Babies coming early
    This narrative comes directly from the voices of those in Msambweni, Kenya and was arranged into this structure by us to present an accessible tale of the changes these coastal communities experience today, how they view and understand them plus what solutions they see. This work is part of the FoRel project at Stockholm Resilience Centre, the University of Pwani, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane and WCS Kenya.
  • Them youths got no discipline
    Liz: Hi all this is Chris and Liz again from the FoRel project, which stands for Forum Theatre to enhance joint agency in Kenya and Mozambique: towards relational understandings of climate change. In more simple words, this project aims to put together Forum Theatre performances with people who live in coastal East and Southern Africa … Continue reading Them youths got no discipline
  • Digital times
    “It’s Digital- your time is over old man” This little story acts as a red thread in our fieldwork results, or as people see a driver of the changes and resulting conflicts they are seeing. It is also a hope or a goal to move towards in terms of practise e.g. fishing and farming. A lot of hopes and expectations for the future are based on becoming materially modern. This is the first story in the new podcast Tales of Change from Kwale Coast, part of communicating the science of the FoRel Project.
  • Introducing “Tales of Change from Kwale Coast”
    This Storytelling series “Tales of Change from Kwale Coast” is part of communicating the research of the FoRel Project. This action-research project is about understanding and exploring people’s daily practises and relationships in the changing tropical coastlines of the Western Indian Ocean. Specifically how they can be thought of as tools to enhance abilities to act and adapt to social and ecological change. Like those caused by climate change. The project uses interviews, discussions and forum theatre to explore this with coastal communities in Kenya and Mozambique.
  • Science & Theatre – relationality starts with us
    Relationality, community and affection between members of the project occur in many ways, one of which is, in an interdisciplinary team, learning from each other. In our FoRel, science and theatre merge creating new possibilities for the process of (co)producing knowledge and for knowledge itself, Dadivo José and Christopher Cheupe from the teams in Mozambique … Continue reading Science & Theatre – relationality starts with us
  • Short Interviews – Science&Theatre
    Dadivo José – Art specialist for community mobilization, describes here his experience as an academic artist or an art scientist, with art. Bilingual interview. 1- Como pesquisador que iniciou sua carreira acadêmica através das artes o que você pode dizer sobre a integracão das artes na academia? O que a arte tem a oferecer à … Continue reading Short Interviews – Science&Theatre
  • Short Interviews – Fieldwork area – Kenya
    Professor Halimu Shauri – Project leader of the Kenyan team. He is Associate Professor in Sociology at Pwani University in Kenya. Here, Professor Shauri talks about his home, Msambweni, the project’s focus area in Kenya. 1- What is your relationship with the studied area? I was born, attended my basic education and secondary education in the … Continue reading Short Interviews – Fieldwork area – Kenya
  • Short Interviews – Fieldwork area – Mozambique
    Professor Salomão Bandeira – Project leader of the Mozambican teamHe is Associate Professor in Marine Biology at the Department of Biological Sciences (DCB), Eduardo Mondlane University. Here, he talks about his relationship with the project’s focus area in Mozambique, the beautiful Inhaca Island! 1- What is your relationship with the studied area? / Qual é … Continue reading Short Interviews – Fieldwork area – Mozambique
  • Short Interviews – Caroline Abunge on Relationality
    Here we present a series of short interviews with some of those involved in the project during which we discuss their perspectives on the relational approach that is at the core of the project. We talk about how it has influenced, influences and/or will influence their work. With these interviews, we investigate whether relationality might … Continue reading Short Interviews – Caroline Abunge on Relationality
  • Short Interviews – Christopher Cheupe on Relationality
    Here we present a series of short interviews with some of those involved in the project during which we discuss their perspectives on the relational approach that is at the core of the project. We talk about how it has influenced, influences and/or will influence their work. With these interviews, we investigate whether relationality might … Continue reading Short Interviews – Christopher Cheupe on Relationality
  • Short Interviews – Taís González on Relationality
    Here we present a series of short interviews with some of those involved in the project during which we discuss their perspectives on the relational approach that is at the core of the project. We talk about how it has influenced, influences and/or will influence their work. With these interviews, we investigate whether relationality might … Continue reading Short Interviews – Taís González on Relationality

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