Militant Turkish student Çigdem Bilginer arrived in Caux in 1969 dissatisfied after taking part in student riots against the establishment and the Americans. ‘The American ambassador’s car was burned on our campus,’ she wrote later. ‘But I was…
56 participants from all over the world joined Source and Inspiration, the inaugural event of the Caux 75 arts programme on 29 May. The event offered a varied selection from artists connected with Caux over the years. The motif running through the…
Ramez Salamé was a 21-year-old law student from Beirut, Lebanon, when he took part in a leadership training course for young people in Caux – a precursor of the scores of similar programmes which have followed, culminating in today’s Caux Peace and…
Teame Mebrahtu came to Caux in 1967, five years after his homeland of Eritrea was annexed by Ethiopia. The liberation struggle – which was to continue for three decades – was gaining momentum. Resentment against government policies had led to a…
Join in a fun arts project, starring your origami boats. Film your own story being written, fold it up into an origami boat and...set it afloat! All films sent in until 11 July will be edited together, representing the diversity of Initiatives of…
In 1966, a senior Sudanese politician, Buth Diu, presented the London headquarters of Moral Re-Armament (now Initiatives of Change) with spears and a hippotamus leather shield, as a token of his desire to end tribal and regional warfare in his…
Come and join the second event in our arts programe celebrating 75 years of encounters in Caux. The focus of this event will be on "Words and Music", featuring the singer William Leigh Knight and the writer Yara Zgheib.
In 1965, the first freely negotiated agreement between industrialized and developing nations on the price of a raw material was signed in Rome. This pioneering accord was in large part the work of an unlikely revolutionary, who was a regular visitor…
You never knew who you might meet in the Caux kitchens in the 1960s. The kitchen which prepared dishes for Asian guests was presided over by a small Burmese woman in her 60s. Few would have guessed that she was a former headmistress from Myanmar (…
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