In our series of blogs, we showcase the ongoing impact of some of the projects Connecting Cultures GRP has funded and put the spotlight on new initiatives and endeavours
Clare Rowan, Department of Classics & Ancient History, 28 July 2021
Project working to digitise and make freely available online, for the first time, the tokens that survive from classical antiquity.
Vishalakshi Roy, Centre for Cultural & Media Policy Studies, 28 July 2021
Realities and Dreams: Culture under Covid, is a series of podcasts examining the impact of Covid-19 on the UK creative economy.
Jianhua Yang, Warwick Manufacturing Group, 27 July 2021
Nate Tkacz, Centre for Digital Inquiry, 29 June 2021
In this latest post, Connecting Cultures Advisory Group member Nate Tkacz shares some thoughts on culture in the digital age.
In this troubled time of COVID-19, our blog features a variety of Chinese voices, ranging from student activists to elderly residents in Coventry, many of whom have experienced racism in one form or another.
Prof. Jonathan Heron, Institute of Advanced Teaching and Learning, May 2021
Our practice-as-research explores embodied cultural memory and intangible culture heritage through sound installation.
Researchers seek to use AI for measuring age representation and stereotyping on screen.
Research must seek out new and innovative methods both to adapt to and reflect on the new reality of a pandemic. Seed funding from Connecting Cultures GRP allowed Warwick researchers to connect with young people across six cities in Sub-Saharan Africa, who captured the evolving challenges of lockdown in informal settlements, through video diaries.
Dr Michele Aaron, Film & Television Studies, December 2020
With the closure of cinemas and freeze on some funding streams, it looked like Screening Rights - the Midlands' international festival of social justice film - might go the way of other festivals in 2020. Thanks to Connecting Cultures GRP & the Humanities Research Fund, the 6th edition did go ahead and, for the first time, online.
Dr Phil Jemmett, WMG Outreach, November 2020
So much has changed this year but one thing that remains the same is the determination of the University to support young people. Funding from Connecting Cultures and IMFM GRPs brought Ph.D. students into WMG’s Engineer Inside project presenting STEM challenges that any student can do at home with everyday materials.
Connecting Cultures GRP Team, October 2020
The last months have seen a polarising series of experiences for the world. We have been united in the experience of a global pandemic, and yet at the same time we have all been affected by it, and reacted to it, differently. Connecting Cultures GRP shares how we have responded to this extraordinary set of circumstances and our plans for the coming year.