Paper presented at AIMAC 2022 Mexico City entitled: Resilience Building through Virtual Cultural Engagement in Disadvantaged Communities in Egypt

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Description

The paper presented at Doctoral Symposium in Arts and Cultural Management at AIMAC 2022 discussed the results of the study funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund that adapts a participatory action research approach; engaging a target group of young people in care shelters in Egypt, in the process through crafts-based e-workshops to provide a timely analysis of how virtual formats of cultural engagement help them build resilience, develop coping mechanisms, and emerge stronger from crisis.
The virtual platform utilized, is purpose-built and supported with an app and a technology that enables minimum use of internet data and is free to access, designed to address the digital divide challenge and other technological barriers the target group faces.
Period25 Jun 2022
Event titleThe 16th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management
Event typeConference
LocationMexico City, Mexico
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • crisis
  • resilience
  • virtual cultural engagement
  • disadvantaged communities