Devolving Diasporas: Migration and Reception in Central Scotland, 1980 - present

Lead Research Organisation: Newcastle University
Department Name: School of English Literature,Language an

Abstract

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Publications

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Bethan Benwell (2011) Not Reading Brick Lane in New Formations.

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Gemma Robinson; C Sassi (2008) Caribbean-Scottish Passages in Special Issue of International Journal of Scottish Literature.

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Jackie Kay (2012) Out of Bounds

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James Procter (2012) Postcolonial Audiences

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James Procter (2012) Out of Bounds

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James Procter (2012) Postcolonial Audiences

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James Procter (Author) (2009) Reading, Taste and Postcolonial Studies: Professional & Lay Readers of Things Fall Apart in Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies.

 
Title "Jackie Kay Reading", 2008. 
Type Of Art Performance (Music, Dance, Drama, etc) 
 
Title "Reading and Q&A with Jackie Kay for local book groups". 
Type Of Art Performance (Music, Dance, Drama, etc) 
 
Title "The Adoption Paper". 
Type Of Art Performance (Music, Dance, Drama, etc) 
 
Title 13 x winning poems from the poetry competition. 
Type Of Art Creative Writing 
 
Description Please see our monograh, Reading Across Worlds for full details on the discoveries of this project.
Exploitation Route We are currently taking them forward through an AHRC follow-on award.
Sectors Creative Economy,Education,Culture, Heritage, Museums and Collections

 
Description They have been taken up by researchers in Australia who are keen to do similar work on reception in that country.
First Year Of Impact 2014
Sector Education
Impact Types Cultural

 
Title This Database provides information about diasporic arts within Central Scotland from 1980 to the Present day. 
Description  
Type Of Material Database/Collection of data 
Provided To Others? No  
 
Description "The Adoption Papers Adaptation" collaboration with Public Libraries in Central Scotland (Mitchell Library, Portobello Library, Fountainbridge Library, Whiteinch Library). 
Organisation City of Edinburgh Council
Department Portobello Library
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Information taken from Final Report
 
Description "The Adoption Papers Adaptation" collaboration with Public Libraries in Central Scotland (Mitchell Library, Portobello Library, Fountainbridge Library, Whiteinch Library). 
Organisation Fountainbridge Library
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Information taken from Final Report
 
Description "The Adoption Papers Adaptation" collaboration with Public Libraries in Central Scotland (Mitchell Library, Portobello Library, Fountainbridge Library, Whiteinch Library). 
Organisation Mitchell Library
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Information taken from Final Report
 
Description "The Adoption Papers Adaptation" collaboration with Public Libraries in Central Scotland (Mitchell Library, Portobello Library, Fountainbridge Library, Whiteinch Library). 
Organisation Whiteinch Library
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Information taken from Final Report
 
Description Collaboration with Moving Manchester team, examining the relations between region, migrations & Literature. March 2007. 
Organisation International NGO Training and Research Centre (INTRAC)
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution Information taken from Final Report
 
Description Collaboration with the British Council between 2006-2008. 
Organisation British Council
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution Information taken from Final Report
Collaborator Contribution Provided us with contacts and readers in their overseas officers; gave us dedicated space for reading group discussions on their website.
Impact N/A
Start Year 2006