“My Nicosia”


This event has been postponed to Saturday, March 19, 2011 and will take place as part of the Diversity Festival.

POST Research Institute (POST RI) & The Association for Historical Dialogue & Research (AHDR)  have pleasure in inviting you to partake in an exciting joint collaboration with Chair of American Studies, KAP Director, Kenyon College, Dr. Peter Rutkoff.

This collaborative effort will take the form of a photo story project entitled “My Nicosia”, which aims at bringing together a core group of dedicated people, in order to tell the story of their Nicosia.  The project will involve a walk of Nicosia on 12 March, in which participants will be asked to document the city through the lens of a camera. During the week of 13 – 17 March, participants will work individually on creating their personal story of what Nicosia represents to them, through the collection of pictures and text.

The group will then meet on the afternoon of Friday 18 March to collate material and complete the joint photos story. The finished work, which will be displayed at opening of the Home for Cooperation from 6 – 9 May 2011.

Interested individuals will be required to commit to contributing to the project, which will involve participation at the following activities, as well as individual work during the week of13 March-18 March 2011:

Please note that participants will also be required to have access to a camera.

Saturday 12 March 2011 @ 10.00-13.00 -Nicosia Walk. Meeting point will be at the Home for Cooperation, located in the Ledra Palace.

Friday 18 March 2011 @ 18.30 -Meeting of final working group, followed by an evening of food and jazz.

Places are limited so please be sure to register, by Wednesday 9 March, providing your full name, contact details and occupation.

For further information and to register, please contact:

Shirin Jetha – tel: +90 533 865 0702 / tel: +357 999 47 356

Or E-mail address: ahdr.mide@gmail.cominfo@postri.org


About POST Research Institute

POST is a non-profit, non-political organization set up by a group of people to work for the cultural, social, and environmental betterment of Cyprus and established at 2002. Vision: To contribute towards achieving an alternative sustainable future, which comprises of an egalitarian Cypriot society, that recognizes the dignity of every living being. Mission: • On the basis of social equality/justice: o To contribute for creating an open dialogue on issues of peace education and reconciliation and working actively for the unification of the island. o To take action against gender discrimination based on one’s sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression for achieving positive social transformation. o To advance, sensitize and advocate for a multicultural and diverse society in which all differences are recognized, understood and accepted. • To excel as an Institute in the execution of research and participatory action. • To strengthen research capacity in Cyprus. • To strive for ecological sustainability through the prevention of environmental degradation and destruction.
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