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Submit a story

The LISTEN team invites you to enter the LISTEN award with a story – fictional or real. The story can be a memory, a self-created story, a fairytale, legend or myth.
The stories should reflect the idea of LISTEN aimed to promote intercultural storytelling with refugees and migrants as we believe that a story can build bridges and create mutual understanding between different cultures.

With your permission your story will become part of our LISTEN collection of (life) stories.

Find out more about the award here.

The LISTEN Radio Show

During our Innsbruck course we got the chance to make a radio show dedicated to our LISTEN project and moderated by all LISTEN partners on FREIRAD – Freies Radio Innsbruck: one hour of interviews, stories and music, moderated by Ovagem Agaidyan from Verein Multikulturell – Tyrolean Integration Centre (Austria) on Wednesday, 23/01/2018.
Listen to the show here.

Course in Innsbruck

The LISTEN training course  will be held from January 22nd till 26th at the premises of the Verein Multikulturell in Innsbruck, Austria.

The LISTEN training course will be held with 20 trainers, counsellours and social workers from UK, Greece, Sweden, Italy, Austria and Germany, who work with refugees and other people who were forced to leave their countries and to migrate to Europe, and who are interested in storytelling and broadcasting techniques.

The five-day course covers four topics that make up the LISTEN approach:

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LISTEN in Athens

In early September 2018 the LISTEN partners met in Athens, centre of antique culture, representing stories from millenia and inhabitants from all cultures.

During the two days we intensively worked on shaping our products, to make sure they have an impact for the people who will use it.

The LISTEN approach introduces storytelling into intercultural education for refugees, and connects this endeavour with deliberate reflection on learning, but also seeks ways to make ones storytelling skills known through audio broadcasting media like the radio, fostering mutual understanding that evolves from sharing stories. Continue reading LISTEN in Athens

First Newsletter

The LISTEN team has started its first activities – our first step was to find out, what we need to know, in order to develop materials that are tailored to our beneficiaries’ needs.

For this purpose we have created an online survey that addresses educators working with refugees and/or storytelling and asks about their experiences and practices.

Learn more about our project and how you can support the LISTEN consortium from our first newsletter.