These are some of the organisations, on-line resources and blogs that I like and have found useful.

Organisations

Arts and Dementia Network

A Better Life (Joseph Rowntree project on ageing, lovely images and stories) 

BME Cancer Communities 

Cancer Black Care

Dying Matters

Help The Hospices

International Observatory on End of Life Care

National Council of Palliative Care
 
New Thinking on Living with Dying Network of academics and practitioners

The Roots community heritage project. Working with volunteers from the local community, the project tells the story of Walworth Road based G. Baldwin & Co, one of the oldest and most established herbalists in London, and the many customers who have frequented the shop over its long history.

The Roots community heritage project. Working with volunteers from the local community, the project tells the story of Walworth Road based G. Baldwin & Co, one of the oldest and most established herbalists in London, and the many customers who have frequented the shop over its long history.

The Roots Story project - A wonderful oral history project in South East London

Philosophy Bites (short podcasts from philosophers)

Program of Narrative Medicine (Colombia University, US)

Tamasha Theatre Company - Tamasha means “commotion”, creating a stir. Tamasha is an award winning theatre company which specialises in artist training, new writing and intracultural practice.

 

Blogs, websites & on-line resources

The Making Histories Project

The Making Histories Project

Making Histories  - A vibrant project that has been collecting family histories and migration stories with young people. It includes:

Migration Stories full list of stories.

Migration Timeline - An interactive migration timeline to learn about how global events can influence where people live

Migration Map - A migration map to follow in the footsteps of people on the move all over the world

Community Booklets community booklets to download on cities where the project has worked.

 

Wellcome Trust Blog

BMJ Medical Humanities Blog

Sondra Cuban's blog on her project on Transnational families caring and learning through ICTs

Ben Seymour's blog (He's a nureoscientist!) 

The Elders Exhibiton

The Elders Exhibiton

 

The Elders was a stunning community history project developed by Franklyn Rodgers and B3 Media, as part of the Festival of Britain that took place at Southbank Centre, 2011.

Artist and Photographer Franklyn Rodgers’ images document the first wave of African Caribbean settlers to arrive in the UK in the early 1960s,

The mixed media installation combined portrait photography and narrative audio clips in surround sound to create an immersive experience for the audience.

 

Archives Watch 

A blog dedicated to exploring the relationship between archives and the documentation of refugee studies and human rights issues.  The blog is run by Paul Dudman, an archivist responsible for the Refugee Council Archive held within the Archives collection at the University of East London.  

Migrantography

A site of photographs and some links to articles and stories curated by Calvin Ho. Original (non-reblogged) photographs by Calvin Ho, unless otherwise attributed. Photos by Calvin Ho are shared per the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Inside the Ethics Committee - Radio 4 panel discussion on real cases

Islam and the End of Life  - Mr Khan is brought into A&E with a cardiac arrest and has emergency surgery to clear a blockage in his coronary artery. He's transferred to intensive care with multi-organ failure, his lungs, heart and kidneys supported by machines and medication...This episode is an examination of the 'emerging science' of Islamic Medical Ethics.

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