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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

 
 

Funding Opportunity: International Development Research Networks

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

 
 

Fields of Green project launches EP at Celtic Connections

Fields of Green: Addressing Climate Change Through Music Festival Communities’ is a Connected Communities project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (Grant No. AH/M009270/1). It aims to explore what audiences, organisers and musicians can do to encourage environmentally sustainable behaviour around music festivals. Read more

 
 

Call For papers/contributions: A Connected Communities Conference for Early Career Researchers

Changing the Future Research Landscape? A Connected Communities Conference for Early Career Researchers   Call for papers/contributions   University of East Anglia, Norwich, 22-23 March 2016   The Connected Communities Programme is a cross-Research Council funding initiative, led by AHRC, which supports high level collaborative and co-produced research between academic and community partners. Read more

 
 

Connected Communities Festival 2016: Expressions of Interest to Contribute

Taking inspiration from the 500th anniversary of the publication in 1516 in Latin of Thomas More’s Utopia, as well as a Connected Communities/ Care for the Future Symposium on ‘Utopias, Futures and Temporalities: Critical Considerations for Social Change’ held in May 2015, the 2016 Connected Communities Research Festival will have a central theme of Community Futures and Utopias. Read more

 
 

‘Researcher in residence’, EFG London Jazz Festival

George is delighted to welcome to UEA for a 12-month postdoctoral research associate position Dr Emma Webster. Emma is working with him on a project called The Impact and Value of Festivals, funded by AHRC as part of the Connected Communities Programme, working with partner organisation the EFG London Jazz Festival. Read more

 

New book series, Creating a New Knowledge Landscape

The Leadership Fellows, Professors Keri Facer and George McKay, are delighted to announce a new book series published by Policy Press, which is intended to form a key intellectual contribution to the on-going impact and legacy of the Connected Communities programme. Read more

 

Citizen Humanities Comes of Age: Crowdsourcing for the Humanities in the 21st Century Event Summary

  The ancient Roman Republic was a state and a society of its citizens. There, the term ‘citizen’ carried a number of assumptions about those holding the title: assumptions of participation, individual investment in something bigger, of involvement, the protection of rights, the upholding of common values, and the discharge of responsibilities to others. Read more