Children’s relationships, embodied social capital & disability: connecting scales of inclusion & exclusion (Conference, Loughborough, 8 July 2013)

Children’s relationships, embodied social capital and disability: connecting scales of inclusion and exclusion Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, UK. 10.00am – 5.00pm, 8th July 2013 Keynote speaker:  Professor Gill Valentine Panel members include: Professor Deborah Youdell, Professor Janice McLaughlin This one day conference is an end of project event. The project Read more…

A Dictionary of Feelings

James Allott’s latest post from Fremantle: While looking through my journal for blog content, I realised I’d written a lot about how I’ve felt throughout the exchange thus far. It’s good for both my professional and personal development. I then began to think about the Year 6 Self-Portrait Project back Read more…

A Whirlwind Fortnight!

Well it has been a lovely two-and-a-half weeks in cloudy England! I am the Australian artist, Renae Coles, that has bent sent over to West Yorkshire for the professional development of a lifetime! I have so much to say that I’m not sure where to start. Maybe some dot-point highlights Read more…

Cold hands, warm hearts in Canada

Mike White writes: Edmonton is a blue-collar prairie city.  Its suburbs are strewn with oilrigs and its CBD is mostly composed of underground shopping malls and corporate buildings whose smoked-glass facades reflect an immense sky.  At this time of year there are ice-bound ships in the frozen river, and the Read more…

Tilery Lanterns 2012

As reported last year, Tilery primary school is the nearest to Durham University’s Stockton campus, and the Centre has built a strong relationship with the staff, pupils and community. February 2nd will see the fourth Tilery Lantern Parade, created with a view to hold an annual community event that will Read more…

Finding Sustainability: University-community collaborations focused on arts in health – A new article by Mike White and Mary Robson

Mike White and Mary Robson, “Finding Sustainability: University-community collaborations focused on arts in health,” Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement Vol 4 (2011): 48–64 Abstract: This article describes a number of community-based arts in health projects in schools and disadvantaged communities in Northern England that connect with the Read more…

Young Researchers

Earlier this year, the Centre for Medical Humanities had the great pleasure of hosting four pupils from Teesdale School. Rhian, Maddie, Alec and Jack came to the Centre to present a report of their observations of an arts in health project at their school. They did so with quiet confidence Read more…