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.

Producing Historical Abergavenny: The Cultural Value and role of Social Media in promoting Historical Awareness in one Town

This project emerged from the performing Abergavenny Project and was an investigation into the reasons behind the phenomenal success of the Facebook page Forgotten Abergavenny. The project sort to understand the personal experience and cultural value attached to the use of the Facebook page Forgotten Abergavenny. Read more

Utopias, Futures and Temporalities Conference: Images

This two-day interdisciplinary symposium brought together researchers, Civil Society Organisations, NGOs and other groups concerned with questions of social and environmental change, humanitarian challenges, and community empowerment and participation, with philosophers, artists, historians, theorists, social scientists and other disciplines concerned with questions of temporality, futures and utopias. Read more

Utopias, Futures and Temporalities Conference: Abstracts

This two-day interdisciplinary symposium brought together researchers, Civil Society Organisations, NGOs and other groups concerned with questions of social and environmental change, humanitarian challenges, and community empowerment and participation, with philosophers, artists, historians, theorists, social scientists and other disciplines concerned with questions of temporality, futures and utopias. Read more

Heritage Network Symosium Video

The 2nd Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium was held on 16th January 2015 at the Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield, Sheffield. Follow the link for videos of all speakers and performances are available through You Tube. Read more

Connected Communities and IROs: A Critical Reflection

This workshop was convened to provide critical reflection on the role of independent research organisations within the Connected Communities programme. This event brought together staff from IROs, project participants and other interested parties to share experiences of working within the programme, to promote more intensive involvement and to exchange ideas on the scheme’s future and legacy. Read more

DEN-City1

Part of the London Festival of Architecture. Supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (as part of their Connected Communities Festival), Middlesex University and the research project ‘Hydrocitizenship’. Video produced by Sara Penrhyn Jones & sound by Richard Gott. Huge thanks to photographer and artist Michelle Claire (MIA) for allowing the use of her still photographs. Read more

Doing and evaluating community research

This guide aims to help community partners and academics maximise the benefits of research that is coproduced between communities and academic researchers based in a university. Read more

Beyond the Creative Campus: Reflections on the evolving relationship between higher education and the creative economy

This booklet summarises and critically reflects on discussions and ideas emerging from a two year research network project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in the UK (AH/J005800/1) entitled “Beyond the Campus: Connecting Knowledge and Creative Practice Communities Across Higher Education and the Creative Economy”. Read more

The Cruel Sea – Dementia and Imagination Film

Our North East site artists produced a short video with participants as part of one of the interventions in a care home. It is narrated by one of the participants and includes input from several residents. Read more

Goldsmiths Tea Party event videos

Video created to capture and disseminate a tea party event at the Goldsmiths Community Centre food place café. The event aimed to raise awareness about various activities by local groups around the theme of health and wellbeing. Read more