EVENTS

Public engagement, mentoring and discussions are very important to us in our commitment towards doing our bit to support in developing this diverse and ever changing field. Join us as we exchange ideas, network and collaborate. 

FCRE Conversations - See Video

Free Event 

Festival Culture, Leisure and Nightlife:

'Pan after dark steelbands as a function of nightlife'  

Chair: Dr. Jarula Wegner

Panel: Dr. Kim Johnson and Martin Raymond, M.A

Date: 25th September, 2021

Time: 4:00 - 5:30PM UK TIME

(11:00 - 12:30pm TT time)

Session Length: 1 hr 30 mins

Topics:

  • Nightlife in Trinidad and Tobago

  • Fete Culture

  • Pan Culture

  • Panyard at night

  • Music, people, place and the night

Past Event
Girl Reading

FCRE Conversations

Free Event 

Succession Planning: Culture, Entrepreneurialism, Creative Industries and Education after Lockdowns

Chair: Dr. David Teevan

Panel: Dr. Violet Cuffy

Date: 9th October, 2021

Time: 4:00 - 5:30PM UK TIME

(11:00 - 12:30pm TT time)

Session Length: 1 hr 30 mins

Topics:

• What is succession planning and how can it support festival culture?
• Entrepreneurialism in a time of lockdowns and its impact (who, what, how, why and remedies)
• What has lockdown and a lethargic economy taught us?
• How has lockdown impacted on event tourism and can succession planning help?
• A decentralised creative industry echo system (people power)
• Strategies for sustainability

Rescheduled
Friends at Outdoor Event

FCRE Conversations

Free Event 

Festival Culture: Community and Grassroots Organising 

Chair: Dr. Hanna Klien-Thomas

Panel: TBA

Date: 23rd October, 2021

Time: 4:00 - 5:30PM UK TIME

(11:00 - 12:30pm TT time)

Session Length: 1 hr 30 mins

Topics:

  • What is community and grassroots organising?

  • Community, social planning and sustainability

  • Common concerns, goals and how to attain them (positive examples)

  • Taking action (working with what we've got whilst developing better)

  • One size may not fit all (flexibility, adaptability, consistency and careful consideration when applying approaches and models)

Rescheduled
Dancing Women

FCRE Festival Exchange

Talk Shop/Workshops Series

Free Event 

Ploughing the Field

Research Skills and Fieldwork

Session (One)

Chair: Dr Melanie-Marie Haywood

Panel: Dr Kim Johnson

Date: 13th November, 2021

Time: 4:00 - 5:30PM UK TIME

(12:00 - 1:30pm TT time)

Session Length: 1 hr 30 mins

Topics:

  • Practical Knowledge of Fieldwork

  • How to interact with practitioners in the field

  • Collecting data ethically

  • Public engagement

Holi Festival

FCRE Festival Exchange

Talk Shop/Workshops Series

Free Event 

Ploughing the Field

Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

Session (Two)

Chair: Dr Melanie-Marie Haywood

Panel: TBA

Date: 22nd January, 2022

Time: 4:00 - 5:30PM UK TIME

(11:00 - 12:30pm TT time)

Session Length: 90 mins

Topics:

  • Adapting the Curriculum

  • Socially Responsive Teachers

  • Reactive Vs Responsive Pedagogy

  • Students as Partners in Learning

Festival Crowd

FCRE Festival Exchange

Talk Shop/Workshops Series

Free Event 

Ploughing the Field

Pedagogic Practice in Cultural Studies

Session (Three)

Chair: Dr Melanie-Marie Haywood

Panel: TBA 

Date: 19 March, 2022

Time: 4:00 - 5:30PM UK TIME

(11:00 - 12:30pm TT time)

Session Length: 90 mins

Topics:

  • Meaningful Engagement with  Culture as a practitioner

  • How we Learn about Cultural Difference?

  • Situating the Practitioner​

Support Group

FCRE Conversations

Free Event 

Intercultural Communication through Festive and Celebratory Events 

Chair: Dr. Karen Davies

Panel: TBA

Date: 9 April, 2022

Time: 4:00 - 5:30PM UK TIME

(11:00 - 12:30pm TT time)

Session Length: 1 hr 30 mins

Topics:

  • What is Intercultural communication?

  • How can it support exchange of ideas, beliefs and values etc.?

  • What are the benefits of cultural exchange through festive and celebratory events?

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Image by Brightness

FCRE Conversations

Free Event 

Digital On-line Festival Communities and Communication 

Chair: Dr. Hanna Klien-Thomas 

Panel: TBA

Date: 30 April, 2022

Time: 4:00 - 5:30PM UK TIME

(11:00 - 12:30pm TT time)

Session Length: 1 hr 30 mins

Topics:

  • The role of digital media in festival culture

  • A contrived digitalisation in the context of the pandemic

  • User experiences and practices in festival communities

  • Youth and digital culture in the festive and celebratory space

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