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How Hidden Narratives Challenge Authority (2)

This is the second one-day liberal and performing arts mini conference organised by postgraduate research students at the University of Gloucestershire in association with the Being Human Research Centre. It is part of an initiative to improve the…

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Outputs so far from the Being Human project on resilience, grit, and self-efficacy narratives in Higher Education

Outputs You can see some of the blogging we did, as we began to work out the ideas in this project, and our ongoing work, here. At the University of Gloucestershire’s Inaugural Festival of Learning, in June 2017, Ros and Dave…

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How Hidden Narratives Challenge Authority (2)

Institutions, Identity and the Individual Thank you to everyone who supported this year’s conference by attending, presenting your research and joining in the discussions.  We hope that you all enjoyed the day as much as we did. This…

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Between Resilience & Vulnerability: Experiences of the Neoliberal Academy, 2018 Conference

The Being-Human funded research project into resilience, grit, and self-efficacy narratives in Higher Education has announced details of its conference at: https://projectsoftheself.com/conference/ The event is called: Between Resilience & Vulnerability: Experiences of the Neoliberal Academy, and the call…

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Website for the research on resilience, grit, and self-efficacy narratives in Higher Education

The website for the  Being-Human funded research project into resilience, grit, and self-efficacy narratives in Higher Education is now live at https://projectsoftheself.com/about/ You can see some of the blogging we did, as we began to work out the…

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When the Rain Stops Falling – a multimedia theatre project

Work has  started on our multimedia  production of Andrew Bovell’s  epic postmodern play, When the Rain Stops Falling  –  a 2017 Being Human Award project. At our  first Research and Development weekend  Liz Swift, Simon Turner and  Tim…

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Hidden Narratives conference, 11th July 2017

Thank you to everyone who supported our conference on 11th July by presenting research, attending, asking questions, offering help and advice, booking and preparing rooms and providing food and drink.  We have had very encouraging feedback that suggests…

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“Stories in the background” – Dr Kayleigh Moore talks about her presentation for the Hidden Narratives conference

With just three days to go to our conference, Dr Kayleigh Moore talked to Dr Duncan Dicks about her presentation, Creative Transgression. In this short video, you can listen to Kayleigh talking about her interpretation of the Hidden…

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“Make space for Shakespeare” – Dr Paul Innes discusses his talk for the Hidden Narratives conference

Our one-day mini conference titled Being Human: How Hidden Narratives Challenge Authority is just a few days away.   The day will include two keynote speakers, nine short presentations from researchers and opportunities for questions. In this short video, you…

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#ResistResilience – a talk by Dave Webster and Nikki Rivers at the Hidden Narratives conference

Duncan Dicks met up with two of our presenters for the Hidden Narratives conference on 11th July, to find out how they are planning to challenge the current enthusiasm for “resilience” in education and life. Who are you?…

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