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The Creative Citizen Unbound – book now available

The latest book in the Connected Communities Series was launched last week at a special event in the House of Lords. Read more.

Creating Living Knowledge Report Launched Today

Keri Facer (University of Bristol) and Andrew Thompson (AHRC) will today host a workshop in collaboration with the NCCPE to launch ‘Creating Living Knowledge’ a report examining the lessons learnt from the early years of the Connected Communities Programme. Read more.

Final Conference Programme for ECR Conference at the UEA

Changing the Future Research Landscape? Read more.

Imagine project writes about work with girls in The Conversation

The Imagine project writes today in the academic news site The Conversation about its writing workshops with girls in Rotherham. ‘Through writing, women can challenge gender inequality, discrimination and patriotism – it empowers women and gives a “voice to the voiceless”. Read more.

Common Ground: the first national gathering of the AHRC Commons

21st June 2016, 10am-6pm, Ron Cooke Hub, University of York On Midsummer’s Eve, hundreds of members of the AHRC Commons will gather at the first ever event of its kind – Common Ground. The Call for Participants is now open here and will close on 29th March. Read more.

New funding opportunity – 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.

Researching (Jazz) Festivals: A Day of Ideas and Discussion

Cheltenham Jazz Festival Friday 29 April 2016, 10-5pm   FREE attendance (must register via Cheltenham Jazz Festival box office)   The Impact of Festivals is a 12-month project funded under the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Connected Communities Programme, working with research partner organization, the EFG London Jazz Festival. Read more.

Highlight Notice: International Development in the Follow-on Funding Scheme

Summary AHRC has launched a highlight notice in its Research Networking Scheme as part of a range of activities to support the contribution which arts and humanities research can make to international development. The highlight notice will run initially until 31 May 2016. Read more.

Funding Opportunity: International Decade for People of African Descent

Summary The AHRC has launched a highlight notice in its Research Networking Scheme. It will address research issues of relevance to, or raised by, the International Decade for People of African Descent with the potential to broadly contribute to the aims of the UN Decade. The highlight notice is open to applications until 30 June 2016. Read more.