Fellows' Activities 2017


reggae-rn-logo-lo-res11-13: Media, Communication & Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) annual conference, University of Leeds (GM)

24-25: Reggae Research Network initial symposium, UEA/Norwich (GM)

27: Connected Communities Foundations Publication Workshop, Bristol (KF)

31: Dementia and Imagination end project conference, Wellcome Trust, London (GM)


6: Writers’ Centre Norwich, meeting with director to discuss LitCom 1 conference (GM)


lc-logo-32-3: LitCom 1 (Literature and Communities conference), The Writers’ Centre/UEA, Norwich  (GM)

8: Bristol Conversations in Education Lecture on Connected Communities (KF)

29: interviews, Participatory Arts & DIY Culture project senior research associate, UEA (GM)


19: Reggae Research Network, planning meeting, with Bass Culture project team,  University of Westminster (GM)

19-20: Leadership Fellows’ and administrators’ biannual meeting, London (GM, KF)


18-19: Reggae Research Network second symposium, Liverpool University (GM)

21: meeting with John Cumming, Director, EFG London Jazz Festival, re Impact of Festivals project outputs, Norwich (GM)

24-28: CHIME EU project major international conference, Music, Festivals, Heritage, Siena, Italy (GM)


5-6: Global Challenges Research Fund and Collaborative Research: Concede Communities symposium, UEA (GM)

7: Mobilising Global Voices summit, AHRC/GCRF session convening on Mobilising Global Communities, British Library (GM)

12-13: induction meeting with Dr Lucy Wright, new postdoc on Participatory Arts and DIY Culture project, UEA (GM, + CC administrators)

28: AHRC reception to mark 10 years of funding for research within museums and heritage sector, British Library (GM)


12-13: Cities and Communities, Urban Living Pilots and Connected Communities conference, Watershed, Bristol (KF)

15-16: keynote address, Continental Drift/Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival conference (GM)


31 August-3 September: Rhythm Changes 5th international jazz conference, Amsterdam (GM)


5: event planning meeting with DIY Culture postdoc Lucy Wright, UEA (GM)

11-12 (TBC): Music-Disability-Technology conference, UEA (GM)–postponed actually, but we are still planning the event, in partnership with Digital Transformations theme

21-24: Europe Jazz Network meeting, jazz research and festivals network, discussing Impact of Festivals,  Ljubljana (GM)


19: meetings with AHRC re impact and projects, Swindon (GM)

20: Brave, Poor (and Invisible): Gatekeepers of Past and Future Cities symposium, M Shed, Bristol (GM)


2-3: Reggae Research Network and Bass Culture project joint event, research and public engagement, London (GM)

7: Jazz in the House, Parliament, Westminster (GM)

11:  I-Jazz conference, Milano, discussion of Impact of Festivals project and reports (GM)

November (date tbc): launch of Music From Out There, In Here: 25 Years of the London Jazz Festival, collaborative research output, EFG London Jazz Festival (GM)


7: AHRC Council meeting, presentations by LFs on Connected Communities programme, legacy, London (KF, GM)

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