Inger Lise Oelrich

Wednesday 20th May, 7:30-9pm
Burnlaw Centre, Whitfield

Inger Lise Oelrich will host an evening exploring the role stories and storytelling can play in fostering peace in a wide variety of life situations. She will also share some of the themes and exercises from her recently published book ‘The New Story – Storytelling as a Pathway to Peace’.

Inger Lise is a theatre director and storyteller. She founded the Alba Peace Project in 2009, which investigates the special competencies of a storyteller in peace-making. She was involved as a ‘hakawatiya’ (storyteller) in dialogue meetings between different factions after Iraq became a democracy. In 2014 she became chair of the ‘Storytelling and Peace Council’, a gathering of storytellers from 16 different countries across Europe.

The book will be for sale this evening at £15.00

This event is free but donations will be invited

For more information contact Malcolm Green on 07527 933 485
For those coming from far afield, we will see what we can do to arrange lift shares.

Burnlaw Centre

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