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Blog – Voices of War and Peace

As the First World War Engagement Centres announce a major festival for 2019 (http://www.voicesofwarandpeace.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2019-WW1-Engagement-Centres-Festival.pdf), Nicola Gauld from the Voices of  War and Peace Centre shares some of the highlights of the Centre’s work. Read more

 

Blog: Taking Yourself Seriously – Project Summary

Kate Pahl, Principle Investigator of the Taking Yourself Seriously Project, shares some of the findings of the project: The ‘Taking Yourself Seriously’ project emerged from an original AHRC funded project that identified that artists took a number of roles within community/university projects. Read more

 

New Perspectives in Participatory Arts: a report by Dr Lucy Wright

Last week we were pleased to launch the new report on New Perspectives in Participatory Arts by Dr Lucy Wright at the New Perspectives on Participatory Arts conference held at the University of East Anglia. Read more

 

Around the Toilet research report

A research project report about what makes a safe and accessible toilet space April 2015 – February 2018 Dr Jen Slater Dr Charlotte Jones . This report summarises the key findings of a series of projects collectively known as Around the Toilet. Read more

 

Research in Film Awards returns with two new categories

The AHRC Research in Film Awards are returning for its fourth year with two new categories focused on migration and social media. Read more

 

CFP: 7th International Health Humanities Conference

The 7th International Health Humanities Conference will be held in Southampton, UK (2nd – 4th August) this year, and the committee encourages abstracts for papers and workshops on the theme ““Changing Society: Community Wellbeing and Transformation – How health humanities can change the world”.   More information can be found here: http://goodmentalhealth.org.uk/hhc2018-call-for-abstracts/ The deadline for abstracts is 1st May. Read more

 
 

Maker-Centric – Blog

Today’s blog has been written by Deirdre Figueiredo, director of Craftspace, Community Co-Investigator in the Maker-Centric project. She reflects on her experience leading a small research project through our Catalyst Fund grants: I became a first time PI through a successful application to conduct a small research project for AHRC Connected Communities Community Futures and Utopias festival 2016. Read more

 

New Perspectives Conference – Artsist Development Bursary

Artist Development Bursary   New Perspectives on Participatory Arts Conference University of East Anglia 22nd and 23rd May 2018   We are delighted to be able to offer a small number of Artist Development Bursaries to allow community artists to attend the New Perspectives on Participatory Arts Conference at the University of East Anglia on the 22nd and 23rd of Read more

 

Participatory Arts and DIY Cultures – Blog

Our first blog this month is from Dr Lucy Wright who works on the Participatory Arts & DIY Cultures project: It’s now more than six months since I took up the post of Senior Research Associate on the ‘Participatory Arts and DIY Cultures’ project at the University of East Anglia which seems like as good a time as any to Read more

 

Participatory Arts Month

With the sun shining, and spring blooming (fingers crossed), we are in touch with our artistic side this month as we focus on some of our Participatory Arts projects. We will be highlighting experiences and reports from our MakerCentric project, which looks at the idea of making within communities, and how that encourages co-design and participation. Read more