2016 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.

Building Online Archives of Community Stories

, 19 September 2016 11:00 am

Who is the workshop for? This workshop is primarily for community groups and community members who have been gathering materials with a view to archiving, or who already have a physical archive, or an existing website and would like to enhance the usability of their materials. Read more

Jazz in the City/Festivals and the City/Musicians in the City

Level 5 Function Room/Southbank Centre, 12 November 2016 2:00 pm

The London Jazz Festival’s Researcher in Residence Dr Emma Webster and Professor George McKay of the UEA, will explore the programme of events and their current AHRC project The Impact of Festivals. Read more

(Bath Spa) Hope and Fear in Times of Change

Burdall's Yard, 19 November 2016 2:00 pm

Perhaps we used to think of climate change as something that happens in far-flung places, and in the distant future. Read more

Yorktopia 2026

Hiscox, 23 November 2016 6:00 pm

Drop in   The My Future York research project are working in collaboration with visual arts and music students from York St John University and Vespertine – a contemporary arts project – to ask the question: Will the future be more like the past than the present? Read more

Utopia and Connected Communities: a one-day conference

The British Library, 7 December 2016 10:00 am

As we reach the end of the 500th anniversary year of the publication of Thomas More’s Utopia, we want to reflect on the relation between utopia and community as articulated, explored and problematised across the various utopian or utopia-centred activities of the Connected Communities programme over the past 12-18 months. Read more

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