Participatory Action Research with Tim Cole

Dr. Tim Cole wearing an indigo and white floral button-down shirt and tortoiseshell-rimmed glasses, smiling, with text describing his Participatory Action Research webinar on April 27, part of the Ethics of Trauma-informed Research Webinar Series

This event is part of the Ethics of Trauma-Informed Research Webinar Mini-Series co-hosted by the University of Victoria’s Visual Storytelling and Graphic Art in Genocide and Human Rights Education project and the UBC-V Public Humanities Hub.

In this conversation, Tim Cole draws on his experience of working in – and facilitating – co-produced research projects that bring together academics, creatives and community partners. He discusses why we might choose to work in this way, and what are some of the challenges and opportunities we encounter on the way.

Thursday, April 27, 2023
9:00-10:30 AM Pacific Time
Online via Zoom 

Register here

Speaker Bio

Tim Cole is Professor of Social History at the University of Bristol where he specialises in Holocaust Studies, environmental histories and digital humanities. He was the founding director of the Brigstow Institute that seeks to develop equitable research relationships between academics from different disciplines and community and creative partners. Tim is also Academic Advisor to the Dan David Prize, and since 2020 has been Chair of the History Commission set up by the Mayor of Bristol in the wake of the toppling of the Colston statue.


Illustration of the hands of two people outstretched reaching toward one another against watercolour background with blue hues. Logo by Miriam Libicki for SSHRC PDG, “Narrative Art and Visual Storytelling in Holocaust and Human Rights Education” at the University of Victoria Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada logo