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EDP at external events
We are contributing to a wide range of workshops, seminars and conferences to share learning from our project and inform policy and practice. Please contact us if you are interested in having us at one of your events.
Heritage Studies: Critical Approaches and New Directions Conference - organised by the AHRC Heritage Priority Area team, Dr Ruchit Purohit presented emerging evidence on how perceptions of heritage within communities that look after historic places of worship affect their decisions about the design and use of their religious buildings.
Health & Heritage conference - organised by the Churches Conservation Trust, Vera Hale hosted an interactive stand exploring how design affects the quality of spaces and how we respond to them.
Shared Spaces: the modern place of worship - debate at the University of Liverpool and organised by the Baroness Warsi Foundation in partnership with the Empowering Design Practices project, featuring EDP partner Sophia de Sousa from The Glass-House Community Led Design as a speaker.
More than Bricks and Stones: unlocking the potential of heritage - organised by the National Churches Trust, Dr Theo Zamenopoulos and Louise Dredge gave an interactive presentation on approaches to engaging people in design.
HRBA's Big Update - a one-day event organised by the Historic Religious Buildings Alliance (HRBA) at which Dr Katerina Alexiou gave a presentation on 'Approaches to supporting community-led design in historic places of worship', sharing project approaches and learning.
BRICK workshop - organised by The Prince's Regeneration Trust and the Churches Conservation Trust, Dr Katerina Alexiou, Vera Hale and Dr Ruchit Purohit ran an asset mapping workshop with attendees.
Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium - Dr Ruchit Purohit presented a paper that shared insights from our research into completed projects to transform historic places of worship for wider community use.