Social project "STEREOCOMICS"

Project of the participants of the program "New Horizons. Start 2016" in Stavropol, Pyatigorsk, Nalchik, Cherkessk.

Project "STEREOKOMICS" was implemented by:

  • Kamila Bairamukova,
  • Radima Kardanova,
  • Madina Kagova,
  • Roman Belsky,
  • Jambulat Vahidov,
  • Beslan Moshkhoyev

in the three regions of the North Caucasus Federal District (Stavropol Territory, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia) from September 1 to November 26, 2016.

The project was aimed at harmonizing interethnic interactions by destroying negative interethnic stereotypes, by conducting a two-day training and writing a social comics book dedicated to this topic. As a result of the project, more than 60 participants got acquainted with the problem of stereotypes in the youth environment and qualitatively changed attitudes towards stereotypes. Participants noted that the project helped them to look at stereotypes from the other side. Also implementation of the project, two scenarios of social comics have already been created. Moreover, two scenarios will be created in Pyatigorsk and Cherkessk in the future. All participants noted that they improved their knowledge in the field of intercultural dialogue and learned how to apply methods of building effective communication with representatives of other cultures. The project participants are interested in holding similar seminars in their regions, it is also worth noting that the continuation of the project, "Stereocomics 2.0" will participate in the grant competition "Russian student - 2016".