Reflections on a workshop on popular education, direct action and the arts in tackling environmental justice struggles, held at the World Education Forum in Palestine, October 2010 | Intellect Skip to content
Volume 2, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 1757-1936
  • E-ISSN: 1757-1944



This case study describes a piece of emersion theatre conducted during a workshop at the World Education Forum in Ramallah, Palestine in 2010. The piece explores the relationship between three different approaches to political change: popular education; direct action and art – using the scenario of a campaign against environmental pollution. The workshop was designed to focus critically on the tensions between the three approaches with a view to understand better their contributions to radical social change. The case study describes the theoretical background as well as the insights from the workshop.


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Keyword(s): art; direct action; environmental justice; Popular education
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