SHARE Conference Helsinki 4-5/11/2011

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Several of the members of EARN are co-organising with the SHARE Network a major conference in Helsinki on the current global contexts for doctoral level studies across the arts.

SHARE #1 Helsinki Conference
04-05 November 2011

Hosted by the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts

SHARE #1 Conference Helsinki will share and discuss outcomes of the first year of the 3 year SHARE project and generate a dialogue with the Artistic Research Community at large (Europe and beyond). This is the first SHARE Annual Conference which examines the development of the doctoral level studies (3rd cycle) across all the creative arts – including design, performing arts, visual arts, architecture and film.

This two day event will provide an overview of:

• issues in growing the doctoral level for the arts across Europe
• perspectives on artistic research from beyond the European context
• progress reports and future directions for artistic research collaboration through SHARE

The conference will include keynote presentations, discussion papers, working group presentations, break-out groups, live music performances and a special reception for conference delegates on the evening of Friday 4th November.

Special guest speakers will include:

Jalal Toufic, “Toufic is one of the most active and ambitious figures in the Arab world who—book by book—has endeavoured to sculpt a critical, theoretical language of the Arab world”

Dr. Francis Ugiomoh, Senior Lecturer in Art History/Head of Fine Art at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
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A/Prof. Barb Bolt is the Associate Dean (Academic – VCA) at the Victorian College of the Arts, the University of Melbourne, Australia.
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Prof. Dr. Freddie Rokem, Theatre Arts University of Tel Aviv and Department of Theatre at Helsinki University.
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Full programme of the event on SHARE Website.

For accommodation and registration see the SHARE website