From Fear to Hope: Shifting Narratives for Art, Social and Human Rights activism



12 June 2019


University of Bath


Ana Cecilia Dinerstein
Thomas Coombes
Dr Ben Parry
María José Ventura Alfaro


Too often participants in artist, social and human rights movements and organisations feel more angry, fearful and pessimistic than hopeful. Can social research help to change this? The panellists will explore why and how the concept and the philosophy of hope offers a better framework to create new narratives for those mobilising against and beyond violence and injustice today.