Online the video recordings of the leadership summit on applied storytelling

The Leadership Summit on Applied Storytelling is part of a two-year plan of activities in UK and the US organised by the Storytelling Academy at Loughborough University in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, the University of Maryland, the Montgomery College, the Story Center, Patient Voices, among other institutions.

A screenshot with all the participants to the Leadership Summit on Applied Storytelling

This first online event brings together 5 international Fellows and a small group of invited participants, working in academia, museums, NGOs and other cultural institutions, with a broad interest on Storytelling, and aims to create an space for interdisciplinary and inter-professional discussions. This group will work towards a collective vision for the future of applied storytelling, in relation to research, education and business, that will be published as a manifesto. There will also be other publications arising from the Summit as well as opportunities for building new collaborations and networking.

Programme – DAY 1 Thursday 12th of November – 16:00 to 18:00 UK time

Introduction: Marsha Meskimmon (Director of the Institute of Advanced Studies), Michael Wilson (Head of Creative Arts), Antonia Liguori (Lecturer in Applied Storytelling), Loughborough University

Ruki Neuhold-Ravikumar, Acting Under Secretary for Education, Smithsonian Institution, US

Elizabeth Galvin, Head of Learning and Digital Programmes, Victoria & Albert Museum, UK Group discussion