Storytelling and Deeper Understanding

Courtesy of the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation-USA2011-10-01/2011-10-01

International Storytelling Center

International Storytelling Center
Jonesborough, United States

Ubuntu in collaboration with the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation-USA
In March 2014 the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation-USA launched a special web series that explores the ways in which storytelling can be used to promote world peace. The multimedia project will feature a variety of performances and perspectives collected from master storytellers participating in the ISC_s teller-in-residence program. Rebecca Popham, managing editor, Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation-USA and director of the project, tells us that sharing oral traditions from all over the world illustrates how the art of storytelling promotes diversity and deepens understanding across cultures in the quest for peace across the globe. The project promotes the spirit of Ubuntu, a philosophy of human connectedness espoused by Desmond Tutu.


  • Title: Storytelling and Deeper Understanding
  • Creator: Courtesy of the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation-USA
  • Date: 2011-10-01/2011-10-01
  • Location: South Africa

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