Category Archives: CATC

‘Vulnerable Participants or Vulnerable Researchers?’ – Reflections from our Arizona Postgraduate Symposium

By Melissa Chaplin and Judith Reynolds As part of the Project Symposium held at the University of Arizona in Tucson from 14 to 18 March 2016, the PhD students within the Researching Multilingually at Borders project had the fantastic opportunity … Continue reading

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Music Across Borders – upcoming performances

Music Across Borders is a new documentary series created by and directed by Gameli Tordzro to trace the lively stories of how music crosses various borders. It responds today’s migration debates and explores musician’s view on how their music negotiates … Continue reading

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Music Across Borders – Documentary Film Premiere

Music Across Borders is a new documentary series created by and directed by Glasgow based Ghanaian documentary filmmaker Gameli Tordzro as part of the RM Borders project.  The Music Across Borders series aims to trace the lively stories of how music … Continue reading

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Nov 2015 Bucharest mini-symposium reflections

Part 5: Reflecting on Music Workshop Facilitation Music Workshop at CONNECT  We all arrived in the music workshop full of expectations. Many of us were meeting each other for the first time in a small room in close proximity to … Continue reading

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Nov 2015 Bucharest mini-symposium reflections

Read part 1 here Read part 2 here Read part 3 here Part 4: Cecilia and Prue on the Crafting Workshop This workshop engaged participants in learning about important symbols in Ghanaian culture, and translating that learning into the process of … Continue reading

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Nov 2015 Bucharest mini-symposium reflections

Read part 1 here Read part 2 here PART 3: Mariam and Tawona on the Poetry Workshop It’s a Gathering of Hearts As I sit and think plan and prepare As I hope and wish wonder and imagine I try I … Continue reading

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Nov 2015 Bucharest mini-symposium reflections

Read part 1 here PART 2: Katja and Jane on the Drama Workshop Katja: Preparation for the creative workshops began long before the actual day. Our host Rodica from NGO ‘Connect’ reminded us over skype to keep in mind participants’ plentiful … Continue reading

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Nov 2015 Bucharest mini-symposium reflections

PART 1 – About the Workshops In November 2015, the researchers in the Creative Arts and Translating Cultures (CATC) and Researching Multilingually and Translating Cultures (RMTC) hubs visited the two Case Study 3 (CS3) researchers in Bucharest for a ‘mini-symposium’. Held … Continue reading

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Ha Orchestra Visits Denmark – November 2015

The Ha Orchestra is made up of musicians from different regions of Africa, Scotland, the UK and Europe, playing various African musical instruments including Xylophone, Kora, Sogo, Brekete, Dondo, Atumpani, Kpanlogo and Apentema drums, Kalimba, Atentenben, Ngidingi, Kamele Ngoni, Bolon, … Continue reading

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Call for Participants!! Performance Workshop: the place of language in our lives

University of Glasgow, Room 450B Drama Lab (level 4) Monday, 16 November 2015 from 10:00 to 16:00 In this all-day participatory theatre event, participants will ‘test’ and workshop new material written by award-winning poet Tawona Sithole to produce a short … Continue reading

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