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.

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

Festival Cultures: Media, Place, Music – a one-day conference

The Thomas Paine Study Centre, University of East Anglia, 22 May 2015

With origins going back to the Radio 1 Roadshows that toured nationally each summer in the 1970s, the annual BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend is a free pop festival held in a different city in the UK each year. This year it is in Norwich, 23-24 May. Read more

Subject Spaces: On the Ethics of Co-producing Urban Research

Hepple Lecture Theatre, 9 June 2015 4:00 pm

Nik Theodore is Professor of Urban Planning and Policy and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Research in the College of Urban Planning & Public Affairs at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC). Read more

Connected Communities Festival 2015

AHRC, 15 June 2015

The Connected Communities Festival 2015 (15-29 June) will explore creative ways to widen and deepen community engagement with the exciting and innovative research being undertaken by the Connected Communities Programme and the AHRC. Read more

Action Research for Social Justice: Changing the Climate for Research and Teaching

Elvet Riverside 2, 17 June 2015 12:30 pm

This seminar forms part of the Connected Communities Festival that is taking place across the UK during 15-29th June 2015. Read more

The Image Event: What happens when you become the Story?

Centre for Contemporary Arts, 19 June 2015

The Image Event: What happens when you become the Story? is the title of the first in a series of public research events developed and delivered by Creative Futures Institute, University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and CCA in Glasgow throughout 2015. Read more

Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery: Connecting Communities for Mental Health and Well-Being

Quad, 22 June 2015 9:45 am

A day to think about the health humanities and the arts in health and wellbeing research. QUAD is committed to championing the power of art, film and digital media to positively change peoples lives. Read more

Participatory Ethics through Participatory Theatre Workshop

Durham University, 22 June 2015 12:30 pm

This half-day workshop is part of the Connected Communities Festival happening across the UK during 15th – 29th June 2015. It offers the opportunity to experience the use of Forum Theatre as a means of reflecting practically on ethical challenges in community-based participatory research (CBPR). Read more

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