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Job opportunity: Research Associate (South Riverside Community Development Centre, 3Gs Development Trust, and Cardiff University)

Research Associate The role of community anchor organisations in regulating community influence and engagement in anti-poverty programmes (1 year fixed term F/T contract – £25,000)   The South Riverside Community Development Centre (SRCDC) currently works with people in the areas of Butetown, Riverside and Grangetown to deliver the Welsh Government’s flagship programme, Communities First. Read more

Job and funding opportunities: Senior Research Associate and Studentship

University of East Anglia, Senior Research Associate. Participatory Arts and DIY Culture Project £32,004 to £38,183 per annum   Participatory Arts and DIY Culture is a 12-month project funded under the AHRC’s Connected Communities Programme. The Principal Investigator is Professor George McKay, AHRC Leadership Fellow for the Connected Communities Programme, and Professor of Media Studies at the UEA. Read more

Norwich Reggae Research Network symposium: Scoping the Field, report

The first Reggae Research Network symposium, entitled ‘Scoping the Field’, took place in Norwich on 24-25 January 2017. The network is being co-organised by the Connected Communities programme and the Translating Cultures theme. This report by George McKay was originally posted on the Reggae Research Network website. You can follow the network on Twitter @reggae_network. Read more

Call for contributions: Reggae Research Network Symposium at UEA, 25 Jan 2017

Reggae Research Network: Reggae as/and Transatlantic Musical Culture AHRC network 2016-17, Call for Contributions   ‘One good thing about music is when it hits you, you feel no pain.’ Bob Marley, ‘Trenchtown rock’ (1973)   DEADLINE 8 DECEMBER 2016   This Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded network is a joint initiative between the Translating Cultures theme and the Connected Communities Read more

Fabric of Faith Project

The Fabric of Faith project is an AHRC funded collaborative arts project undertaken by the ‘Making Suburban Faith: Design, material culture and popular creativity’ team with artist Katy Beinart. The project emerges from their research on creativity within faith communities in Ealing and Hanwell and particularly the significance of textiles for different faith groups. Read more

Utopia Fair at Somerset House this weekend

Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court, Somerset House 24 – 26 June 2016 Friday: 5pm – 10pm; Saturday: 10am – 6pm; Sunday: 10am – 5pm Free entry    Join us this evening and over the weekend for the Utopia Fair, where representatives from contemporary utopian movements from all over the UK will fill the Edmond J. Read more