Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Galway
Galway International Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights:
'Belonging - Exploring the intersection between the arts and human rights'
9 - 11 July 2015
Fee has been dropped by 50% to €175
first Galway International Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights
will take place from 9 - 11 July 2015 at the National University of
Ireland, Galway. Co-directed by Prof. Michael O’Flaherty, Director of
the Irish Centre for Human Rights and Dominique Bouchard, Curator at the Hunt Museum,
it will bring together arts practitioners with human rights activists
and scholars to explore their shared space. Events will take the form of
panel discussions, exhibitions and performances.
theme for 2015 will be 'Belonging'. The Summer School will consist of
keynote addresses, plenary discussions, and themed discussions on three
parallel tracks – literature and human rights; the visual arts and human
rights; and music and human rights. The opening speaker will be the
United Nations Special Rapporteur for Cultural Rights, Farida Shaheed.
Thanks to further funding, the fee has been dropped by 50% to €175, fully inclusive of lunches and refreshments.
The Summer school is inviting the submission of papers, posters, performance, or visual art pieces. A selection of submissions will be invited for inclusion in the peer-reviewed conference proceedings to be published by an international academic publisher in 2016.
For further information on the Summer School, including the programme and profile of the speakers, visit the Arts and Human Rights Summer School website.