This workshop is designed for both beginners in playwriting and those with some experience. The focus will be on building character, dialogue and developing plot. There will be an opportunity to take part in a writing exercise and there will be time…
The archives of the Caux Conference and Seminar Centre, now held by the Canton of Vaud, are an endless source of precious information. Swiss archivist Eliane Stallybrass describes the work to preserve Caux’s history for the future, which began with…
'I first met Cornelio Sommaruga at a private dinner party. He was then head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and was just back from Cuba, where he’d met with Fidel Castro, in the middle of the night, just before leaving.'
Around the turn of the Millennium, many young Ukrainians came to Caux. Some of them took leadership in Foundations for Freedom (F4F), a programme for young people which offered courses in the values which underpin democracy. Among them were Angela…
It was a Red-Letter Day in July 1999 when more than 40 young Latin Americans burst through the front door of Mountain House, Caux, and hugged everyone in sight. Gente Que Avanza had arrived – and Caux would never be quite the same again.
Join us for this conversation between artists and a classical concert! Can the arts bring change and renewal to a troubled society? Is it possible for the arts to build bridges between cultures? How do visual arts and design help human development?…
When Ningali Cullen came to Caux in 1998, she brought news of a growing people’s movement in Australia to acknowledge the truth about their history.
She was a queen with the vision of a better future for her people. Discover the story of Māori Queen, Dame Te Atairangikaahu, and her visit to Caux.
How do we see the reality around us? And how can photos help show the humanity in people, even those at the edge of society? Read the report on Yousef Khanfar's inspiring workshop on photography.
One of the enduring images of the 50th anniversary of the Initiatives of Change conference centre in 1996 is that of the Dalai Lama greeting the 90-year-old Cardinal Franz König.
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