As part of the Rejuvenate project, we are hosting a series of grounded dialogues. We’ve just confirmed the date for our third dialogue in February, which will reflect on the use of creative praxis to further rights and participation for children and young people.
Veronica has been the Director of the Child Rights International Network – CRIN, for over 15 years. Her firm commitment to rights, not charity for children has laid the foundations for CRIN’s identity, and led her to co-found The Rights Studio. Veronica has held several Board positions, including of Child Soldiers International, Approach Ltd. and Child Rights Connect, and is a member of the Advisory Committee of Human Rights Watch’s Child Rights Division and is supporting the incubation of the Right to Education Initiative.
Olu is a Reader in Media Studies and the Director of the Research Centre for Transforming Sexuality and Gender at the University of Brighton. Her research ranges over different themes in Digital Media and Cultural Studies and Critical Theory with a particular interest in the aesthetics of protest, social media and LGBTQ activism and popular culture. Dr Jenzen has an interdisciplinary background in Cultural Studies, Contemporary Literature and Film Studies. She has published on themes such as digital activism, queer methodology; otherness and visual culture; the aesthetics of protest; social aspects of non-normative epistemologies; and popular culture heritage.
Nabeel Petersen, INTERFER
Nabeel is a participatory/storytelling facilitator focused on developing inclusive collaborations and co-design processes, to challenge traditional research-engagement structures and programming. He is the co-founder of the South African-based NPO the Pivot Collective, focused on egalitarian collaborations, knowledge translation and research decolonization, and the Director of Interfer, a company focused on storytelling and research.
More details will be added shortly.