Yemen: Pathways to Peace

An online evening of music, film & debate with Yemeni artists & human rights defenders exploring how art & culture contributes to peacebuilding is taking place on 21st September.

Yemen: Pathways to Peace

About Yemen: Pathways to Peace

An evening of music, film & debate with Yemeni artists & human rights defenders exploring how art & culture contributes to peacebuilding.

This is the first Geoffrey and Elizabeth Carnall Award Lecture and will be a free, online event.

With:
Radhya Al-mutawakel, Yemeni human rights defender and chairperson of Mwatana Organisation For Human Rights. Mwatana is the recipient of the first Geoffrey and Elizabeth Carnell Peace Award.

Shatha Altowai, Yemeni visual artist and Artist Protection Fund Fellow

Saber Bamatraf, Yemeni self-taught pianist and composer and Artist Protection Fund Fellow(who will perform one of his compositions)

Kate Nevens, co-author of ‘Broken People Can’t Heal a Nation' about the importance of the Arts in Peacebuilding in Yemen.

Chaired by: Jolyon Mitchell, professor of communications, arts and religion at Edinburgh University and editor of Peacebuilding & the Arts (2020)

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