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International Conference and Music and Healing Festival Cape Town, South Africa 21 - 25 September 2016

“Healing journeys: Responding to the World Map of Pain”

International Conference and Music and Healing Festival

Cape Town, South Africa

21 - 25 September 2016

 

21 September 2016

09:00 - 09:30   Opening and Welcome, Mayor of Paarl, Clarence Ford, Chairperson of IHOM Board: Canon Dalene Mark

09:30 - 10:30    Keynote address: Director, Institute for the Healing of Memories: Fr. Michael Lapsley ssm

10:30 - 11:00 Tea / Coffee

11: 00 -13:00 Lamentation process -  Introduced by Tina Schouw though songs, poetry and stories. Mapping the “World Map of Pain” Artists and poets (knowledge and acknowledgement of injustice and the pain it causes)

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 16:00 Panel 1: Theme: WAR and its impact

Panelist: Robert Phillips War veteran / USA;  Loret Loumouamou Refuge / Congo Brazzaville , Hadil Abbas/ Syrian Activist

(Question and answer and small group discussion)

16:00 - 16:30 Tea / coffee

16:30 -  17:00 Respondent: Cuban Ambassador, Carlos Fernández de Cossío

17:00 - 17:30 Home Groups and Closure

22 September 2016

09:00 - 09:30   Welcome and reflection

09:30 - 10:30    Panel 2: Theme:  Root Causes and antidotes to Extremism

Venezuelan Ambassador; Ms M. J. Moreno-Merida, Laurie Gaum /SA, political activist

10:30 - 11:00 Tea / Coffee

11:00 - 13:00 Theme continues: Root Causes and antidotes to Extremism (Question and answer and small group discussion) Respondent: Dr. Imam Rashied Omar,

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 16:00 Panel 3 Theme: Poverty,  inequality and exclusion from the political projects

Karen Hayes Black lives matter / USA; Simone Cupido #feesmustfall / SA;  Tony Ehrenreich / SA)

(Question and answer and small group discussion)

16:00 - 16:30 Tea / coffee

16:30 - 17:00 Respondent: Venerable Banagala Upaissa Thero/ Sri Lanka

17:00 - 17:30 Home Groups and Closure

23 September

09:00 - 09:30   Welcome and reflection

0:9:30 - 10:30 The Human Condition - Architect of life and death, good and evil, war and peace Creating (The human sculpture individual and collective)

10:30 - 11:00 Tea / Coffee

11:00 - 13:00 Panel 4: Theme:  Solidarity and Healing and Creativity

Fatima Swartz: Institute for the Healing of Memories Patrick Byrne: Abolition of Torture  (ACAT) ; Mr Naito, Consul of Japan Church of Sweden; Baraa Hatoum: Building Bridges/Mobaderoon

(Question and answer and small group discussion)

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 15:00 Closing remarks: Prof. Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela tbc

15:00 - 15:30 Home groups

15:30 - 16:00 Conference declaration and Closing ceremony

16:00 Tea / Coffee

18:00 - 20:00 Mayoral Reception: One World Healing Festival. Paarl Civic Dress code: Smart casual

Download: Conference Programme September 2016.pdf

21 September 2016


09:00 - 09:30   Opening and Welcome

Mayor of Paarl

Clarence Ford

Chairperson of IHOM Board: Canon Dalene Mark


09:30 - 10:30    Keynote address: Director, Institute for the Healing of Memories:

Fr. Michael Lapsley ssm


10:30 - 11:00 Tea / Coffee


11: 00 -13:00 Lamentation process -  Introduced by Tina Schouw

though songs, poetry and stories.

Mapping the World Map of PainArtists and poets

(knowledge and acknowledgement of injustice and the pain it causes)


13:00 - 14:30 Lunch


14:30 - 16:00 Panel 1

Theme: WAR and its impact

Panelist:   Robert Phillips War veteran / USA;  Loret Loumouamou Refuge / Congo Brazzaville , Hadil Abbas/ Syrian Activist

 

(Question and answer and small group discussion)


16:00 - 16:30 Tea / coffee


16:30 -  17:00 Respondent: Cuban Ambassador, Carlos Fernández de Cossío