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Place and Community webinar panel announced

Posted on 3 August 2020

We're delighted to announce the panel for our webinar on Place and Community on the 18th August.

The webinar, on the theme of Place and Community, will be hosted by Professor Kiran Trehan, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Partnerships and Engagement.  There will be contributions from a panel of guests representing a range of our city partners, along with a facilitated discussion. The webinar will be recorded and made available to watch later.

  • Delma Tomlin, MBE, Director, The National Centre for Early Music
  • Dr Catherine Oakley, Executive Director,The Rowntree Society
  • Adam Boyne, Co-founder and Technical Lead, BetaJester
  • Sarah Price, Head of Locomotion, National Railway Museum, Shildon
  • Charlotte Kingston, Head of Interpretation and Design, National Railway Museum, York
  • Dr Kate Giles, Senior Lecturer, Department of Archaeology, University of York
  • Dr Mark Smith, Lecturer, Dept of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media, University of York

The webinar is part of a wider project to explore  the role that the arts and humanities can play in addressing the challenges facing our society and helping to build the kinds of places and communities we want to live, love, work and play in.  It will be followed by an online conference from 1-15 September, which will include a wide range of contributions from within and outside the University.  

Find out more and register to attend the webinar.