Call For Contributions: Creative Interruptions – A Festival of Arts and Activism 

Where? BFI – British Film Institute, London Southbank, 17 – 18 June 2019  Submission deadline? 11 January 2019     Creative Interruptions: A Festival of Arts and Activism will explore how marginalised communities use the arts, media and creativity to challenge exclusion. Read more


Practice-based PhD opportunity: History of the Roman occupation of Wales

CALLING ARTISTS, MUSEUMS & HERITAGE PROFESSIONALS   The National Roman Legion Museum (NRLM) at Caerleon and universities of Bristol and Southampton are looking for someone with a passion for and skills in media & museums practice to develop new, critical-creative, experimental approaches to the history of the Roman occupation of Wales. Read more


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 (, 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: The deadline for abstracts is 1st May. Read more