PRAXIS Films

Watch all the latest films, interviews and digital lectures from the PRAXIS team and PRAXIS events.

Juliana Román Lozano is a feminist and former professional football player; a professional football coach and co-founder of La Nuestra Futbol Feminista. Juliana talks about the AHRC-GCRF project ‘A Level Playing Field’, La Nuestra and why applying a critical gender/feminist lens is vital.

Dr Tom Schofield was invited to Praxis first Nexus Event ‘Heritage for Global Challenges’ to share their experience as a Principal Investigator of Plurah Heritages of Istanbul: The Case of the Land Walls. Hear Tom talk about the project and share their thoughts on the Praxis event.

Dr Mehiyar Kathem was invited to Praxis first Nexus Event ‘Heritage for Global Challenges’ to share their experience as a Research Associate and Coordinator of the Nahrein Network. Hear Mehiyar talk about the project, his role and what they thought of the Praxis event.

Dr Deborah Sutton was invited to Praxis first Nexus event in Lebanon ‘ Heritage for Global Challenges’ because of their role as Principal Investigator on the AHRC-GCRF project ‘Urban Heritage and Digital Humanities in India.’ Find out more about the project and what Deborah will take away from the nexus event.

Jaideep Gupte is Fellow of the Institute of Development Studies, at University of Sussex and the Cities and Sustainable Infrastructure Challenge Leader at the UKRI. Jaideep joined Praxis in Lebanon for the Heritage for Global Challenges Nexus Event – hear his thoughts on the event.

Find out Harriet Hoffler’s (DCMS) thoughts on Praxis first Nexus Event ‘Heritage for Global Challenges’ in this short film, recorded in Lebanon February 2020.

Dr Ian Magadera was invited to Praxis first Nexus event in Lebanon ‘ Heritage for Global Challenges’ because of their role as Principal Investigator on the AHRC-GCRF project ‘The Hugli River of Cultures Project, from Bandel to Barrackpore.’ Find out more project and what Ian will take away from the nexus event.

Find out what James Bridge (UNESCO) thought of Praxis first Nexus event ‘Heritage for Global Challenges’ and his hopes for the projects next steps.

Professor Hisham Elkadi was invited to Praxis first Nexus event in Lebanon ‘ Heritage for Global Challenges’ because of their role as Principal Investigator on the AHRC-GCRF project ‘Monitoring Object and Visitor Environments (MOVE).’ Find out more about the project and what Hisham will take away from the nexus event.

Dr Smriti Haricharan was invited to Praxis first Nexus event in Lebanon ‘ Heritage for Global Challenges’ because of their role as Postdoctoral Researcher on the AHRC-GCRF project ‘The politics of performance on the urban periphery in South India.’ Find out more about the project and what Smriti will take away from the nexus event.

Assad Serhal, the Director General of Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon welcomes the University of Leeds to the West Bek’aa Country Club, inviting Praxis Principal Investigator Stuart Taberner to officially open the Homat el Hima International Center (HHIC).

Praxis Digital Lecture Series

Weren’t able to make it to any of Praxis’ learning events? Fear not, we’ve got you covered. We’ve recorded each of our fascinating keynote presentations delivered by researchers at the forefront of the international development field for you to watch or download in your own time, whenever or wherever you want. Each episode will be 10-20 minutes long and will introduce new learning that communicates the distinct contribution arts and humanities research can make to tackling urgent global development challenges

A master in the field of heritage and policy, watch Hana’s digital lecture if you want concrete, practical guidance on how to engage with the policy process: the opportunities available, where to find them, and how to respond (hint presentation is everything!). Everything you need to know about engaging with the policy process in one bite size lecture!
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Juggling the hat of an academic and a policy expert, Ian is in a unique position to share his experience and expertise from both sides aiding the delivery of a compelling keynote presentation. Watch Ian take you through a series of case studies that outline key takeaway lessons to be learnt if in Ian’s opinion, successful policy engagement is to be achieved.
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Setting an ambitious task of outlining what makes evidence compelling enough to drive policy change, Richard calls on his own personal experience having worked for MP’s and lobbying for policy change to provide sound advice around how to engage with the policy process. Richard considers whether (in his own words) evidence policy making is dead. Thankfully, he doesn’t think so and you can find out why by listening to Richard’s brilliant lecture.
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