Resources

The Connected Communities Projects have produced a wide variety of resources from reports to films. Many of these resources are available through the links on this page. Individual project websites are also a great place to look for resources and further information - you can access them through our Project Pages.

Video. Ritual Reconstructed Visual Ethnography

Searle Kochberg talks about visual ethnography, his documentary film making research and his most recent project called ‘Ritual Reconstructed’. Jewish rituals for the LGBT community is the subject matter. Watch the interview here https://youtu.be/l_DUjMO_Q0s CCI TV Research Matters The CCi TV Channel features work from the students within the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries at the University of Portsmouth. Read more

Podcast. On telling our personal stories of ritual bricolage

Sef Townsend (Story-Teller; Musician and Actor who worked with community participants throughout this project) draws on his own personal experience of living and working on all five continents; and on his professional practice in reminiscence and language support work with immigrant and refugee communities; to inform his workshops in participatory storytelling and music. Read more

Starting from Values: Introducing a Legacies Project

Booklet produced for the Starting from Values: Evaluating Intangible Legacies project. The publication presents a brief outline of the context for the Starting from Values project, the main case studies and some key learning and outcomes. Read more

Starting from Values: Evaluating Intangible Legacies

Browse the non-linear report from the Starting from Values: Evaluating Intangible Legacies project. Read more

Postcard/Mounted Images selection

Gallery of images produced from photographs taken in the main by Mary Humphrey (the professional photographer who worked with us on this project as a volunteer), and also one or two images submitted to the ‘ritual bricolage’ section of the Ritual Reconstructed website (see materials submitted by Sef Townsend) and a still from the World Aids Day video (embroidered dove from Read more

FC Communities Match Day Programme

The final project report for the project examining the role of football in communities. This publication is the product of a piece of collaborative research between Football Unites Racism Divides (FURD), the University of East Anglia, Keele University and the University of Brighton. Read more

Creating Living Knowledge Report

This research provides important lessons about how to fund, conduct and sustain high quality research collaborations between academics and civil society in the arts, humanities and social sciences. These lessons have important implications for the research community – in particular those involved in funding, policy making and universities. Read more

Conference Presentations

  Bucks New University Talking Ideas festival January 2015   Consortium for Research Excellence, Support and Training (CREST) May 2015   Connected Communities Festival. University of East Anglia, July 2015   International Visual Methods 4, University of Brighton, September 2015.   Bucks New University. Using Assessment to enhance learning. Staff Development Conference, March 2016.   University of Foggia Seminar. Italy. Read more

Supporting Notes: Ritual Reconstructed Films. Purim Spiel

Supporting Notes: Ritual Reconstructed Films “The Purim Spiel” (Film 3) & Post-Performance Discussion (Film 4) These documentaries are the third and fourth in our sequence of LGBTQI-Jewish ‘ritual year’ films. The third film captures a re-production of a musical ‘Purim Spiel’, replete with references to London topography and gay (male) life. Read more