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New book on storytelling for health now available!

Professor Mike Wilson’s new book, Storytelling, has just been published by Emerald Press as part of the Arts for Health series, which is edited by our colleague and collaborator Professor Paul Crawford from the Institute for Mental Health at the University of Nottingham. https://books.emeraldinsight.com/book/detail/storytelling/?k=9781839097591&utm_source=ext_email_other&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pro_AFH-Storytelling-author_20220506_free The book explores the potential for storytelling as a creative practice for health and well-being. It

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Storytelling as a Tool for Sustainable Thinking

Blog post written by Professor Michael Wilson In her 2006 book It Was Like a Fever: Storytelling in Protest and Politics, the sociologist and political scientist Francesca Polletta declares that “[i]n recent years, storytelling has been promoted in surprising places” (2006, 1). As a proclamation it is both true and false. The Narrative Turn It is true because Polletta is placing her

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Storytelling Academy Goes Glocal – Public Talks and Workshops in Leicester, Sweden and Russia!

Over the past few months, during the continuing pandemic and resultant lockdowns, we have continued to reach out to our international partners to support existing and new collaborations. As well as adapting our international research activities to the online world, we have been delivering a number of public talks and workshops that have extended our partnerships and increased our global

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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. This first online event brings together 5 international Fellows and a small

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We are delighted to announce that our new PGCert in Storytelling which will launch in early 2021 and we are now accepting applications for those wishing to start in either February (1st cohort) or October (2nd cohort). Those beginning in February 2021 will complete the programme in September 2021, and those beginning in October 2021 1ill complete in June 2022.

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