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New Dates for Coventry City of Culture announced

Coventry City of Culture Trust, today announced that it will officially commence its programme in May 2021 and run for a whole year. Co-created with national and local partners, and grassroots organisations across the city, the programme will include major international artistic events, world premieres and commissions across theatre, music, dance, literature, comedy and visual art.

Fri 03 Jul 2020, 14:46

Arts and Place NOW: Carolyn Deby & Michael Pigott in conversation with Sabine Coady Schaebitz

Michael Pigott will be interviewed, along with Carolyn Deby, as part of the Arts and Place NOW series of online conversations on Tuesday 30th June at 16:00. Michael and Carolyn will be talking about their work within the Sensing the City research project. For more information, and to book free tickets, follow this link:

Sat 27 Jun 2020, 09:50

Noise Quest 'Spectacles of Isolation: Live streaming Experimental Music and Club Culture' - Wed 17 June, 8pm

Connecting Cultures GRP & Innovative Manufacturing and Future Materials GRP are delighted to be sponsoring Michael Pigott and his organisation of an electronic & experimental music livestream this Wednesday (17 Jun) at 8pm.

Find out more 

Mon 15 Jun 2020, 19:25

Black Lives Matter - A special live steam: Congregate Season 2 - Friday 5 June at 9pm (UK time)

Connecting Cultures GRP has supported Congregate, an international online encounter between poets, musicians, artists and critical thinkers.


Congregate was due to launch its second season initiated by Soul City Arts and supported by Raise Karma, University of Warwick, and a team of artists, academics and activists. We have recognized the real need to respond to the current situation and show solidarity with the struggle.

On Friday 5 June, 9PM (UK Time), we are collaborating with special guest artists Tshaka Campbell, Zena Edwards and Cleveland Watkiss for a conversation and freeform artistic response exploring what is happening now. Register to watch the stream.

The programmed season will go ahead as planned in the near future, featuring diverse themes and artists

But for today, log on. Join us.
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Wed 03 Jun 2020, 15:40 | Tags: GRPNews

New Internal GRP Funding Call – deadline: 1 May 2020

All 10 Global Research Priorities, including Connecting Cultures, are participating in a new funding call. Global Research Priorities aim to connect and support interdisciplinary research across the University. This call invites colleagues to apply for internal funding to support activities in the following areas:

  • Explore, examine, demonstrate or participate in innovative activities during the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Secure ongoing collaborations to keep research buoyant into the future
  • Investment in the future of an element(s) of the Global Research Priority Programme which has future focus in some other way

Please see the funding application form for more details. The closing date for applications is Friday 1 May, 2020.

For more details, questions or queries please contact Rachael Kirwan, GRP Administration Coordinator, on 

Fri 24 Apr 2020, 19:00

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