The Understanding Everyday Participation project (UEP) and The Whitworth hosted a workshop on March 22, 2017.
The event Valuing Parks and their Communities, centred on the values and practices of community engagement in public parks. Continue reading
Dr Abigail Gilmore leads discussions on the role of culture in the Northern Powerhouse
Members of the UEP research team will be presenting at Museums in the Global Contemporary: Debating the Museum of Now, The School of Museum Studies, Leicester’s 50th anniversary conference. Abstracts from these papers have been copied below, but are also available on the conference site, here. Continue reading
As part of the AHRC’s Connected Communities Festival 2015, UEP held three separate events focusing on work carried out in three of the project’s cultural ecosystems. On the 19th of June, the School of Museum Studies hosted one of these events, a workshop on Care experienced young people and Participation. Delyth Edwards has summarised the event. Continue reading
On the 24th April 2015, Lisanne Gibson and Eleonora Belfiore organised a one-day symposium at the University of Leicester to showcase emerging work from the ‘Histories’ strand of the project, which sees the team exploring in a critical-historical perspective present-day notions and discourses of participation, cultural value and the relations between them. Continue reading
Abi Gilmore explains UEP’s Manchester and Salford park-based contribution to the Arts & Humanities Research Council’s (AHRC) Connected Communities festival this year.
Parks are important assets for everyday participation. Our interviewees and ethnographies are revealing Continue reading
Postcards from Culter is one of three UEP projects taking place as part the AHRC Connected Communities Festival 2015.
It is a community photography project exploring how place, participation and culture are intertwined in Culter, a village on the edge of Aberdeen. Continue reading