There is still time to register for the Changing the Future Research Landscape!
A Connected Communities Conference for Early Career Researchers taking place at the University of East Anglia’s Julian Study Centre on 23 March from 9am – 5:30 pm.
Please see below for further details and a full programme of conference events.
Please register here. Deadline for registration is the 18th of March.
Registration is free (including meals, refreshments, conference events), though please note that numbers are limited.
9:00-9:30 Registration, coffee
9:30-9:45 Welcome and Introduction
JSC 1.01 Professor George McKay, University of East Anglia/AHRC
Leadership Fellow for Connected Communities Programme
9:45-10:30 Keynote Address
JSC 1.01 Connected researchers: The Early Career Researcher’s experience of the AHRC’s Connected Communities Programme and the future of the university
Dr Dave O’Brien, Goldsmiths University of London
10.30-11:45 Session 1: Disruptive hearing and seeing
JSC 1.01 “Towards acting differently together”? Social haunting and film as an aspect of critique as enactment
Dr Geoff Bright, Manchester Metropolitan University, Steve Pool, independent visual artist.
Listen (if you dare): voice-hearing and subversive disruption
Dr Gail McConnell, Queen’s University Belfast, Jo Collinson Scott, University of the West of Scotland, Dr Deborah Maxwell, University of York
Chair: Michael Skey, UEA
10.30-11:45 Session 2: Mixing methods, disorienting disciplines, and reordering responsibilities: different ECRs’ experience from a large Connected Communities project
JSC 1.02 ‘I’ve been here and there, doing this and that’: one ECR’s journey through Connected Communities
Delyth Edwards, University of Leicester
Quantitative research methods for participation: Challenges and opportunities
Adrian Leguina, University of Manchester
Coproducing quantitative research at the Connected Communities Festival
Mark Taylor, University of Sheffield
11.45-13.00 Session 3: Community Spaces
JSC 1.01 Hospitable research and the arts of collaboration
Emily Cuming, University of Leeds, Alison Jeffers, University of Manchester
The People’s Pier: popular culture, heritage, and contested community spaces
Speakers: Olu Jenzen, University of Brighton, Matt Brennan, University of Edinburgh, Lavinia Brydon, University of Kent
Chair: Dave O’Brien, Goldsmiths University of London
11:45 -13:00 Session 4: Reflecting on Research Careers and Language
JSC 1.02 Alternative career trajectories in the arts and humanities: reflections on the Connected Communities early career research development award
Geoff Bright, Manchester Metropolitan University, Angela Connelly, University of Manchester/Lancaster, Toby Pillatt, University of East Anglia/University of Sheffield
Spaces of communication, connection and language: In an interdisciplinary international multi-sector collaboration, whose language is it anyway?
Dr Anni Raw, University of Leeds, Dr Hilary Ramsden, University of South Wales, Kelly Di Bertolli, Community Partner and member of NEXIN academic/community research group, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil’
Chair: Chris Stone, Football Unites, Racism Divides
13:45 -14:30 Funder’s Forum
JSC 1.01 Natalia Alderson, Portfolio Manager – AHRC Histories, Cultures and Heritage, AHRC
Thomas Bray, Medical Humanities Adviser, The Wellcome Trust
14.30-15:45 Session 5: Practice and Performance
JSC 1.01 (r)agency? The lived practices of anger
Geoff Bright, Manchester Metropolitan University, Helen Limon, Newcastle University, Colin Hutchison, Community Partner, Debbie Beeks, Seven Stories, Jacob Fairless-Nicholson, Independent Artist.
‘I’m Ryan Dalglish and this is my star striker, Archie’: using performative participatory research to study the dis/connections between young people and football
Michael Skey, University of East Anglia, Chris Stone, Football Unites, Racism Divides
Chair: Anni Raw, University of Leeds
14.30-15:45 Session 6: Participation and Collaboration
JSC 1.02 ‘Conversations’, ‘relationships’ and ‘sharing’ – critical conceptual devices put to work to make visible the everyday politics in models of research participation
Lyze Dudley, University of Manchester, Tom Payne, Bath Spa University & University of Aberystwyth.
Spaces of co-production: reflections on working with community organisations and architects to reimagine the public toilet
Presenters: Dr Lisa Procter, University of Sheffield, Dr Emily Cuming, University of Leeds
The people’s pier: popular culture, heritage, and contested community spaces
Chair: Angela Connelly, University of Manchester
15.45-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-17.30 Session 7: Sonic Communities
JSC 1.01 Researching festivals: being a Researcher-in-Residence
Emma Webster, University of East Anglia
Field work: researching music festivals and environmental sustainability
Matt Brennan, University of Edinburgh, Jo Collinson Scott, University of the West of Scotland, Angela Connelly, University of Manchester
Chair: Mark Taylor, University of Sheffield
16:15- 17:30 Session 8: Making, Remaking and Unmaking
JSC 1.02 What happens to knowledge generated by a practice-led PhD in the context of Connected Communities research?
Dr Helen Smith, Research Fellow, Gray’s School of Art
Co-Producing CARE: Community Asset-Based Research and Enterprise
Mary Loveday Edwards, University of Falmouth
Bonded by a Beespoon: crossing research boundaries through making
Deborah Maxwell, University of York, Toby Pillatt, Co-I, University of Sheffield, Niamh Downing, Falmouth University, Liz Edwards, Lancaster University
Chair: Steve Pool, Visual Artist
For further information please contact Rachel Daniel, Connected Communities Administrator, UEA, on firstname.lastname@example.org; 01603 592452