GAAMAC Events

WARM Academy 2019 – Call to Apply

7 Jun 2019

The War Art Reporting and Memory (WARM) Academy is a multidisciplinary, educational and training program that focuses on developing participants’ knowledge, understanding, and critical skills in the fields of peacebuilding and conflict transformation. The 2019 WARM Academy will take place from 8 to 13 July 2019 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is organized by WARM Foundation and the Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC), one of GAAMAC's partners.

The Academy will feature a series of masterclasses, workshops, and interactive panel discussions that present cutting-edge approaches, innovative techniques, and best practices being utilized across the globe to address issues related to contemporary conflict and post-conflict transitions. The series will be delivered by world-class practitioners, academics, artists, and experts from the fields of media, transitional justice, historical memory preservation, journalism, art, violence prevention, human rights, and other related fields.

The 2019 WARM Academy’s educational program will address a variety of contemporary conflict and post-conflict topics, including:

  • Conflict Reporting: Global Lessons of a War Correspondent
  • Historical Dialogue, Remembrance, and Accountability Practices
  • Strategic Peacebuilding, Transitional justice, and Reconciliation Practices
  • Human Rights and Social Transformation
  • Visual Storytelling through Film and Photography

The program also includes optional site visits to significant Sarajevo locations.

This call to apply is open to students, researchers, artists, photographers, academics, journalists, and anyone with an interest in conflict transformation, peacebuilding, human rights, transitional justice, and other areas related to conflict and post-conflict transitions.

More information on the program, eligibility, registration and fees is available here.

Deadline for application: 15 June 2019.