Voicing Hidden Histories Day 1: Academic Seminar on Arts and Development
  • Time: 09:15 - 16:00
  • Date: Tuesday 14 November 2017
  • Location: Liberty Building Lecture Theatre (LG.06), Belle Vue Road, The University of Leeds, LS2 9JT
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  • Cost: Free event
  • Type: Lectures and seminars
  • Open to: General public
  • Faculty: Society and Politics
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Interdisciplinary seminar reflecting on learning, opportunities and challenges in the relationship between participatory arts and international development. FREE but booking essential.

Interdisciplinary seminar reflecting on learning, opportunities and challenges in the relationship between participatory arts and international development.

Date: 14/11/2017 Time: 9:15am - 4pm

Voicing Hidden Histories: a two day conference on Participatory Arts and Activist Film-making - part of the 31st Leeds International Film Festival.

Two full days of seminars, screenings, expert panels and discussion exploring the role of film and digital media in participatory arts and activism activities at a local, national and global scale.

Hear from a range of practitioners, academics and creative activists from Leeds and across the world.

Day 1: Academic seminar on Arts & Development Tuesday 14 November
A day-long seminar hosted by the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures at the University of Leeds reflecting on learning, opportunities and challenges regarding the relationship between participatory arts and international development.

The seminar features an international, interdisciplinary mix of panels with distinguished academics, policy makers, artists and practitioners from across the world.

A full programme will be available soon.

For more information please contact Inés Soria-Turner.

Refreshments and lunch included.

Generously funded by the AHRC as part of three projects led by Prof. Paul Cooke exploring the role of participatory arts in international development, with Co-Is at University of Leeds including Prof. Stephanie Dennison, Prof. William Gould and Prof. Stuart Taberner.

Free, but booking is essential. Book your ticket.

Image: Young filmmakers in South Africa as part of the 'Voicing Hidden Histories' project. Credit: Dakxin Bajrange.