Recovering Community - a new SPS podcast series
'Recovering Community' is a new podcast series from the School about community; what it means, how it’s formed, and how it is rebuilt.
Head of School, Professor Anne Kerr is joined by academics, campaigners, volunteers and artists to talk about how communities respond to social and economic change, who belongs and who is excluded and what this tells us about some of our most pressing social issues.
In our inaugural episode Anne explores how public remembrance of the Auchengeich mining disaster fosters community in the former industrial town of Moodiesburn. Anne and Professor Jim Philips meet with members of the local community who much of the activity to commemorate the mining disasters which are marked annually on 18th September.
Episode 1, After Auchengeich: Resilience in a Mining Community, is out now. You can subscribe to our podcast series wherever you get your podcasts.
First published: 16 September 2021