Voicing Hidden Histories Day 1: Academic Seminar on Arts & Development

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 on i.soria-turner@leeds.ac.uk

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 tickets at: www.leedsfilmcity.com