2015 Events

This page is regularly updated by the Connected Communities Team and individual projects with upcoming events. These events are a great way for everyone, from researchers and community partners to members of the public, to get involved in the programme.

Connected Communities Consultation Event

tbc, Bristol, 12 January 2015

Are you a community based organisation? Are you working on a connected communities project? Do you have experiences that you would like to share about how to work with researchers? If so we would be delighted if you would join us for a Community University Partnerships Event in Bristol. Read more

NCCPE Community Partner Legacy Workshop

Arnolfini, 12 January 2015

On 12th of January 21 community partners working with universities on Connected Communities projects came together to discuss their experiences, and explore the value of this work. Read more

Connected Communities Heritage Symposium

Humanities Research Institute, 16 January 2015

This is the second CC Heritage Network Symposium and will be hosted at the Humanities Research Institute at the University of Sheffield. Read more

What is the role of Artists on Connected Communities projects?

Federation House, 23 January 2015 10:00 am

This day is an opportunity to hear about a project that has been exploring how artists have worked within Connected Communities programmes. it will include discussions of the project findings together with a chance to network and reflect on this process. Read more

Doing Participatory Research – An evening with the Participatory Geographies Research Group and Michael Edwards

UCL, 26 January 2015 5:00 pm

This event will provide an introduction to doing participatory research, and an overview of the current activities of the Participatory Geographies Research Group (of the Royal Geographic Society). It is open to anyone interested in finding out more about this ever-popular methodology, and is opportunity to get involved in the Research Group. All welcome. Read more

Connected Communities and IROs: Science Museum Workshop

Science museum, 3 February 2015

This workshop was convened to provide critical reflection on the role of independent research organisations within the Connected Communities programme. This event brought together staff from IROs, project participants and other interested parties to share experiences of working within the programme, to promote more intensive involvement and to exchange ideas on the scheme’s future and legacy. Read more

Starting from Values Legacy Project

tbc, 26 February 2015

The Starting from Values Legacy Project is hosting its final ‘iterative reflection’ as a public event, which will include an open space for sharing insights about legacies of Connected Communities from and beyond our legacy project. Read more

Participatory Research Hub, Launch, 27 April 2015

College of Saint Hild and Saint Bede, 27 April 2015 4:00 pm

The Centre for Social Justice and Community Action is launching a new Participatory Research Hub based at Durham University

Starting from Values – Legacy project final event

Impact Hub, 30 April 2015

The ‘Starting from Values’ CC legacy project team would like to invite you to its final project event on 30th April 2015, Impact Hub Westminster, London. Read more

Utopias, Futures and Temporalities: Critical Considerations for Social Change Symposium

Bristol Zoo Gardens, 19 May 2015

How have different societies in different periods thought about ‘the future’? What role have different conceptions of the future played in confronting the problems of the present or reflecting on those of the past? What role does the future play in creating and connecting communities? How do narratives across past, present and future cohere? Read more

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