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Call for Proposals – 2019 WW1 Engagement Centres Festival

What’s it all about? We would like to invite projects to share your work at our Legacies of the First World War Festival, which will be hosted by the WW1 Engagement Centres and held across the UK in 2019. Read more

 

Guest Blog: Affective community being-ness after Brexit: a “CataLab”

This is the first of four guest blogs by one of our Catalyst Funded Projects Affective community being-ness after Brexit: a “CataLab” by Dr Geoff Bright. . The Connected Communities Catalyst Fund 2016-18 was intended to support the consolidation of exciting new ideas arising from the Connected Communities programme. Read more

 

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