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The 1st International Conference on Disability Studies, Arts, and Education at Aalto University, Helsinki

The 1st International Conference on Disability Studies, Arts, and Education at Aalto University brings together researchers, students, artists, art educators and members of the disability and crip art communities who share an interest in, or whose work addresses, the intersections and interplay between critical disability studies, arts, and education. 

The scope of the conference comprises various art forms, such as visual arts, performing arts, dance, and film, as well as different contexts of education, such as primary education, higher education, professional artists’ education and public pedagogy. 

The conference has three keynote speakers: Curator and scholar Amanda Cachia (Australia, USA), art education and disability studies scholar Jennifer (Eisenhauer) Richardson (USA), and comics artist Kaisa Leka (Finland).

More information about our keynote speakers, full conference programme and the presenter listing and presentation abstracts can be found on the web pages.

Place: Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Hämeentie 135 C, Helsinki, Finland

Time: September 28th and 29th, 2017

The conference is open to everybody, and there is no admission fee. 

Registration: We kindly ask all participants—both presenters and audience members—to register through this online form by September 10th.

The members of the organizing committee are: Mira Kallio-Tavin, John Derby, and Mikko Koivisto.

In case you need to cancel your registration later on, please contact Mikko Koivisto or Mira Kallio-Tavin directly.

Dr. Mira Kallio-Tavin

Senior University Lecturer of International Art Education

For more information: 

Mira Kallio-Tavin, mira.kallio-tavin(a)aalto.fi
Mikko Koivisto, mikko.koivisto(a)aalto.fi


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