Seminar on Arts participation among young refugees

new-frontiersA symposium exploring arts participation of young refugees and asylum seekers will be taking place in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick on 31st May 2017.

Speakers include: Laura Hassler (Musicians Without Borders), Prof Helen Phelan (UL), Dr Charlotte McIvor (NUI Galway), Seán Love (Fighting Words), Dr Rachel Hoare (TCD), Tadhg Crowley (The Glucksman Gallery) and Dr Ailbhe Kenny (MIC).

The speakers and facilitators will present current research and practical approaches with a view to opening up a critical debate on how to seek new pathways for the arts with displaced children and young people. Through a sharing of expertise, the symposium will explore themes and topics relating to: arts education, arts displacement, participatory arts, arts/cultural identities, intercultural arts, traditional arts, as well as the role of the arts among young refugees and asylum seekers.

Date: 31st May 2017
Time: 10am to 4pm
Venue: Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
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