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Restrained movements express misery, agony and strength

Reproduced from Arts Ghana (published 12 August 2017) with permission from the author John Owoo. By John Owoo (On the hills of Dodowa – Ghana) A dance piece titled “Idioms of Distress, Wellbeing and Resilience” recently enchanted a cheering audience … Continue reading

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Press release: Arts and Humanities Research Council Global Challenge Research Fund Idioms of Distress, Wellbeing and Resilience

By Alison Phipps, University of Glasgow The language used to express pain, joy and resilience is a vital well of understanding for those seeking to treat and mitigate distress. In populations of displaced peoples and refugees across the world the … Continue reading

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By David Gramling, University of Arizona Dodowa is a town west of Accra with red-dirt roads, loads of free-roaming chickens, heavy-laden plantain trees, and a steady incline up from the Accra seacoast toward the mountains. When in Dodowa you ask directions … Continue reading

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