Event Calendar 2022/23

Please find below a calendar of events being hosted by the Parallel Lives Network. If you would like to discuss how your organisation could be involved please email John Coster [email protected] or use the Contact form on the website’s Home Page. September 2022 Monday 12th – UN Day for South South Cooperation October 2022 Monday …

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in SDG16

Network Member Profile: SDG16 Academic Impact Hub

We are always striving to identify new Members that can contribute knowledge to share with ALL our Network Members. So we are pleased to announce that Mark Charlton – Associate Director of Sustainable Development Goal Impact/Net Zero Research Theme Director at De Montfort University, has joined the Parallel Lives Network representing the United Nations Academic …

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Mehrdar Art & Production Doc Showcase

On Thursday 10th March I was asked to review a showcase of documentaries created by women involved in the Mehrdar Art programme in Lyari, Karachi, Pakistan. I had the opportunity to view 5 documentary films from the cohorts showcase of 12. The documentaries are the result of 60 women being recruited to participate in the …

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in South Asia

Presentation: Media Fellowship on Health Journalism

On Sunday 6th March, I was invited to give a talk to 30 journalists taking part in the Media Fellowship on Health Journalism programme hosted by Parallel Lives Network Member – Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio & Communication(BNNRC) The programme participants represented Bangladesh’s print, television, radio and online news organisations. It is always with a …

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Partnership: LSPR Jakarta, Indonesia

LSPR International Relations and Partnership Office, officially welcomed the Documentary Media Centre, Leicester, United Kingdom via an online MOU signing on Tuesday, 8th March 2022. It was signed by John on behalf of the Documentary Media Centre with Mr. Mikael Yulius Cobis M.Si. M.M, the Dean for Faculty of Communication Studies at LSPR Communication and …

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Talk: Khon Kaen University in Thailand

On Sunday 20th February I was asked by Pat Kotchapakdee from Khon Kaen University KKU in Thailand to give a guest talk to his MA students. As they attend at 09:00 Sunday mornings I was online at the Documentary Media Centre at 02:00! The 19 International students came from China, Laos and Thailand to study …

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in South Asia

Network Member Profile: Bear Earth CiC

Bear Earth is a Community Interest Company (CIC) based in Leicester that works to support women and girls in the UK, Sri Lanka & Nepal to access a range of both educational tools and materials to help dispel the myths and stereotypes attached to women and periods in different cultures and communities. It’s actually shocking …

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in South Asia

Network Member Profile: She Inspires Global

We are delighted that Zinthiya Ganeshpanchen, known locally in Leicester as the Founder & CEO of the Zinthiya Trust, has signed up She Inspires Global as a Member of the Parallel Lives Network. She Inspires Global is a company founded in 2018 that provides bespoke training organisational development support to small and medium-sized social organisations …

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