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The British Council and Sasol’s Definitely Able conference and ILHAM art exhibition took place at the Museum of Islamic Art on March 17 2015 under the patronage of Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Chairperson of Qatar Museums.
10 min animation on empathy from the acclaimed RSA Animate series. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves.
Another moving animation from the team who brought you the RSA Animate series. Dr Brené Brown is a research professor and best-selling author, who has spent the past decade studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame.
This video from Save the Childeren has gone viral and rightly so. It's part of their Syria appeal and shows a young girl in London whose life is turned upside down when her city descends into civil war.
This animated film, which won the 1988 Academy Award for best short animated film, is based on a story by Jean Giono. It tells the story of a man in Provence who by the strength of his indomitable will and love for the land, transforms a barren wasteland into a verdant landscape.
Here's a brilliant way to create a pop up Empathy Cafe (without the coffee). Put a kid's ball pit in the middle of the street and invite strangers to sit in it together and talk. The silly setting opens them up to funny and moving conversations.
On what seems to be just another ordinary day in a french city, a man is exposed to sexism and sexual violence in a society ruled by women...
One of the Royal Society of the Arts (RSA) superb RSA Animate series. In this snappy ten-minute video, brilliantly illustrated by Andrew Park from Cognitive Media, social thinker Jeremy Rifkin offers the key ideas from his book The Empathic Civilization.
This is a sharing by a doctor in Singapore who went through a transformation after he was diagnosed with cancer. He shares with such honesty, the material life he lived and how, after cancer, he became more compassionate.
Here are some lines from the video: