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NEWS: What place for forgiveness after genocide?

Our third Forgiveness Conversation of 2016, in collaboration with the Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace, tackled the challenging question of whether it’s possible to forgive acts of genocide.  Two speakers with first-hand experience told how family members had been victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide when up to 1 million people were slaughtered in 100 days; they… more

NEWS: Report on recent Forgiveness Conversations

In March we held two Forgiveness Conversations, one in London and the other in Bristol.  The London event took place at St Ethelburga’s Center for Reconciliation and Peace and featured a screening of the timely and important documentary JIHAD:The story of the others.  This was followed by a panel discussion chaired by counter extremism expert… more

EVENT: Jihad: A story of the others – Screening and Q&A – 14 March 2016 – SOLD OUT

We are delighted to present a screening of Jihad: A story of the others by Emmy Award winning director, Deeyah Khan. The 50 minute film will be followed by a very special Q&A with Deeyah and three of those featured in the film, Munir Zamir, Manwar Ali (Abu Muntasir), Chief Executive of JIMAS and Yasmin Mulbocus. All three are now tireless advocates of non-violent… more

NEWS: Resolving rifts and healing grievances – the need for everyday forgiveness

On Monday 1st February, the first Forgiveness Conversation of 2016 began by reflecting The Forgiveness Project’s broadening of focus to include more ‘everyday’ stories. Founder, Marina Cantacuzino discussed this shift with Maria Arpa, one of the UK’s top mediators and founder of the Centre for Peaceful Solutions. Marina spoke of the importance of collecting personal stories… more

VACANCIES: Join our board of trustees!

The Forgiveness Project’s unique response to a divided world is to enable people to explore forgiveness, by sharing real stories of forgiveness and transformation. Founded eleven years ago by Marina Cantacuzino, recently joined by our new CEO Tim Mungeam, we are seeking to grow the reach and impact of our extraordinary, powerful, and award winning… more

NEWS: Life after hate

Last year The Forgiveness Project ran a series of ten conversations on forgiveness as a way of marking and celebrating our tenth anniversary.  Every event sold out and the series was so popular with that many people requested we continue to debate this compelling and complex subject in this manner.  And so this autumn we… more

EVENT: A Conversation about Forgiveness, Brighton – 24 November 2015

Hosted by the Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace, Marina Cantacuzino, Founder of The Forgiveness Project will be in conversation with Dr Imad Karam, Executive Director of Initiatives of Change International. The evening promises to be courageous, challenging and engaging with questions and reflection on forgiveness, healing, reconciliation and peace in today’s world. Date: Tuesday 24 November 2015 Time: 7.00-9.00pm (Doors open… more

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