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Join this free session to learn more about collaborating with partners on public engagement projects. In this training, we will explore the value that partnerships can bring to humanities researchers for public engagement events.

Led by consultant Noreen Blanluet, this session will cover key elements to consider when working with partners, including collaborative values and how to jointly design engagement projects. Come along to learn more about how to build and sustain positive partnerships with community and cultural organisations.

What will be covered?

  • Co-production and co-creation with partners
  • Working with partners: practical tips and key considerations
  • Collaborating with the GLAM sector
  • Working with community groups
  • Building and maintaining relationships with partners
  • The importance of equitable partnerships, mutual benefit and collaboration

Who should attend?

  • Being Human Festival applicants, or those interested in applying in the future
  • Researchers at HEIs and research organisations who want to learn more about public engagement in the humanities
  • Public engagement professionals
  • Cultural and community organisations who are interested in public engagement

This session is primarily aimed at those taking part, or thinking of taking part, in Being Human Festival, but is open to all.

Noreen Blanluet

Noreen Blanluet is an experienced consultant who supports statutory and third sector organisations with training and advice on co-production and citizen involvement. She is also a facilitator who creates effective in-person and online participant-centred spaces, that translate the values of meaningful engagement into practice. Interests include complexity, resilience, leadership, nurturing diversity and building community, innovation and continuous learning, inner journeys, and kindness.

Joining the event

This event is free, but booking is required. It will be held online and joining details will be circulated via email to registered attendees. This event is part of a series of Being Human Festival training sessions exploring public engagement with research. The sessions will be led by expert facilitators with experience in their field and the Being Human Festival team. While the sessions are primarily aimed at those taking part, or thinking of taking part, in Being Human Festival, they are open to all. The sessions run from April to October 2024. Sign up to each session here.

This session will be recorded. If you would like to receive a link to the recording, please sign up for the session to receive the recording link once it is available.

Accessibility information

This session will be held on Zoom and closed captioning will be available. Any resources referred to during the session will be circulated afterwards via email. Please make a note of any accessibility requirements in the booking form.