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Imagine North East reports

Posted on March 24 2017 in News & Updates

Our Imagine North East team have published two reports, by Fred Robinson and Alan Townsend, looking at the history of regeneration in Benwell and North Shields after the Community Development Project (CDP): Benwell forty years on: Policy and change after…

Blog: Sharing Histories by Sue Rawcliffe

Posted on March 21 2017 in News & Updates

The Tannahill Centre in Ferguslie Park Paisley was the setting for a lively discussion on January 23rd. The session brought together community activists, former workers, a local politician and interested academics to look at material gathered on the Paisley Community…

New AHRC Connected Communities project: ‘Taking yourselves seriously’

Posted on February 28 2017 in News & Updates

Kate Pahl has been awarded follow on funding from AHRC for a project called ‘Taking Yourselves Seriously: artistic approaches to social cohesion’. This aims to explore how artistic methodologies contribute to social cohesion, drawing on a previous project that looked…

Good news: Imagine book proposal accepted

Posted on February 7 2017 in News & Updates

We are very excited to announce that our Imagine book proposal has been accepted by Policy Press and will be written this year!

Save the date! Imagining better communities: doing research differently in local and global contexts, Rotherham – 20 June 2017

Posted on February 7 2017 in Events, News & Updates

In June we will be holding a seminar on the subject of communities and universities working together co-produce research. The event will take place in Rotherham where we will be joined by our international partners visiting from New Zealand. Further details to…

Common Cause Research Survey

Posted on January 27 2017 in News, News & Updates

Common Cause  is a new project aiming to improve diversity in art and humanities research. The project will examine collaborations between universities and black and minority ethnic communities in arts and humanities research. Common Cause have just launched a survey…

Maggie Laidlaw visit to Charleston WV– Charleston Gazette-Mail interview

Posted on January 24 2017 in News, News & Updates, Uncategorised

Charleston visitor imagines better communities across boundaries The Charleston Gazette-Mail’s Douglas Imbrogno has interviewed Maggie Laidlaw during a visit to West Virginia as part of the Imagine Project, in collaboration with Eric Lassiter at the Marshall University Graduate Humanities Program….

Imagine Hillfields Podcast: Imagining the Past and Future of Community

Posted on November 28 2016 in News, News & Updates

The Sociological Review‘s Mark Carrigan has interviewed Mick Carpenter and Ben Kyneswood from our Imagine Hillfields project. The Imagine Hillfields project is part of the Imagine project and our team at Warwick University worked in Hillfields, Coventry, site of the…

Culture and the role of civic engagement, 6-7 September 2016, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

Posted on October 28 2016 in Events, News & Updates

  Our fourth annual event took place 6-7 September 2016 at the Millennium Gallery, Sheffield. Our community partners, co-research team and international colleagues from our projects came together for an exciting day of activities exploring the role of culture in…

Blog: Imagine Annual Event 2016 by Andrea Armstrong

Posted on September 27 2016 in News & Updates

Culture and the role of civic engagement across the Imagine project Wednesday, 7 September 2016 Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate, Sheffield, S1 2PP Andrea Armstrong has written about the Historical Context work package’s contribution to our annual Imagine event: The annual…