News

Catalyst Fund deadline – extended to 7th of Feb!

You now have until the 7th of February to apply for the final round of catalyst funding! Aims and purpose The Connected Communities Catalyst Fund is intended to support the consolidation of exciting new ideas arising from the Connected Communities programme. Read more

 
 

National Story Telling Week

As part of National Story Telling Week we have been highlighting some of the stories that have come out of the Stories 2 Connect project. This project has been working with children and young people from Barnado’s and other groups to tell the stories that might otherwise not be heard. Read more

 

New Fund for Community-University Partnerships

A new fund has been launched, in part as a result of the Connected Communities Report , which aims to support community-university partnerships, with the money coming to the community partners. Read more

 

Call for Contributions – 4th AHRC Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium

4th AHRC Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium Date: Friday 29th June 2018 Venue: Leicester Castle, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK . The AHRC funded Heritage Network http://www.heritagenetwork.dmu.ac.uk/  provides a forum and support for both academics, community partners working on Connected Communities and Digital Transformation Heritage Projects. It is also a great forum for museums and heritage organisations. . Read more

 
 

Connected Communities 2018

We are starting 2018 with a plan to celebrate the projects of Connected Communities and we need your help! We would like to showcase the work of the projects by highlighting events, outcomes, experiences, and resources that have been generated by the projects. Read more

 

Call For Applications to the 4th round of the Catalyst Fund

The Connected Communities Catalyst Fund   Aims and purpose The Connected Communities Catalyst Fund is intended to support the consolidation of exciting new ideas arising from the Connected Communities programme. Specifically, the fund is intended to explore the question: What new insights relating to the nature, dynamics and role of communities are emerging from CC projects? Read more

 

Gold for Connected Communities Project in Falmouth

The Online Orchestra project, run by Dr Michael Rolfe at Falmouth University, has won first prize at an international education awards in the USA. They were awarded gold for the arts and humanities category and silver for the European regional area category at the Reimagine Education Awards in Philadelphia. Read more

 
 

Congratulations to our 3rd round of Catalyst Funded Projects

Congratulations to all our projects funded through the third round of the Connected Communities Catalyst Fund!   “CataLab” Dr Geoff Bright, Manchester Metropolitan University The CataLab is a two-day listening-exchange and development laboratory which will bring together project members and community partners for activities including a project InfoExchange session, exhibition, data retreat and arts workshop. Read more

 
 

Introducing new Post Doctoral on the Participatory Arts and DIY Cultures project

Guest blog post written by Dr Lucy Wright, the new Post Doctoral Researcher on the Participatory Arts and DIY Cultures Project at the University of East Anglia.   I am a post-doctoral researcher with interests in tradition, participation and DIY communities. Read more

 
 

Call for papers: ‘The Social Life of Time: Power, Discrimination and Transformation’

  Call for Papers: ‘The Social Life of Time: Power, Discrimination and Transformation’   Edinburgh, 5-7th June 2018     We are very pleased to announce a call for papers for the first Temporal Belongings international conference. The Temporal Belongings network was initially supported by the Connected Communities programme, and focuses on the role of time within communities. Read more