Welcome to the Participatory Narrative Inquiry Institute

Advancing the state of the art in PNI

 

We founded the Participatory Narrative Inquiry Institute so you — and we — can link to other practitioners in the field of participatory narrative and in connected fields. Our ultimate aim is to advance the state of the art in PNI.

 

This site offers a calendar of our monthly PNI Institute Calls, a blog with short summaries of our calls, some information about the Institute, and a members page.

 

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Story the Future Summit Sept 10-30

Story the Future Summit Sept 10-30

Anyone interested in learning more about the broad landscape of story work will want to check out the Story the Future Online Summit taking place September 10 to 30. I (Cynthia Kurtz) contributed a half-hour interview, as did something like 30 other people in the...

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Complicating the Narratives with PNI

Complicating the Narratives with PNI

Helping people see the world through each others eyes, overcoming personal barriers and connecting people to prevent or solve conflict is one of the core propositions of PNI (working with stories). So it is for good reasons conflict resolution will be the October topic in our 2018 series of monthly PNI talks. So there must be a good reason to blog on this now. Well, there is ….

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A signal is a choice

A signal is a choice

On our next PNI call we are going to talk about the use of PNI for weak signal detection. I was thinking about this, and I realized that every time I hear those three words, a movie scene plays out in my mind. It goes like this. The astute detective and the...

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