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Social Action Funding Callout

Manchester Museum is working with the British Council to provide a number of young people with the opportunity to receive funding up to £650 in order to plan, deliver and evaluate a social action project they are passionate about, with our support.  On the 22nd of November the OSCH collective held a social action project […]

Our Shared Cultural Heritage: Social Action Project Intern

Our Shared Cultural Heritage: Social Action Project Intern Calling young people 18-25 Paid casual contract at £10.08 per hour Approximately 55 days until end April 2022   Our Shared Cultural Heritage (OSCH) explores the shared cultures and histories of the UK and South Asia. It works with 11-25-year olds to experiment and create new ways […]

Young People on History, Heritage & Statues

Some of our OSCH Young Collective members have been exploring the global contestation of statues that commemorate slavers and colonisers. In Spring 2020, researchers, poets and young people shared stories about the contemporary discourses around statues in their towns and cities. Researchers drew on discussions about statues in the UK, the US, South Africa, Belgium […]

OSCH shouldn’t be the exception, it should be the rule

DIGITAL INTERNS REFLECT SERIES As part of the OSCH/ Kick the Dust project, throughout 2020 and 2021, Manchester Museum recruited six impressive interns. As a result of COVID, the interns worked digitally and taught us so much about how young people can engage with heritage online in collaborative ways! I’ve asked each of the 6 […]

It’s Time To Talk: Mental Well-being

This online art exhibition created by Shafia Fiaz aims to focus on overlooked and taboo topics within the South Asian community because its ‘time to talk’. With an added challenge targeted to artists to illustrate their artwork and receive a chance to be featured on the OSCH and Manchester Museum social media platforms. By Khadija […]

Social Media, South Asian Heritage Month and So Much More

DIGITAL INTERNS REFLECT SERIES As part of the OSCH/ Kick the Dust project, throughout 2020 and 2021, Manchester Museum recruited six impressive interns. As a result of COVID, the interns worked digitally and taught us so much about how young people can engage with heritage online in collaborative ways! I’ve asked each of the 6 […]

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