The Arts and Human Rights
calendar_month 30 Nov 2015, 00:00
The first Galway International Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights will take place from 9%E2%80"11 July 2015 in National University of Ireland, Galway. The Summer School will consist of keynote addresses, plenary discussions, and themed discussions on three parallel tracks %E2%80" 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.We are inviting the submission of papers, posters, performance, or visual art pieces for the Summer School. 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, please visit our website, email us at, and follow us on Twitter @AHRGalway.

Course leader
Prof. Michael O'Flaherty, Director, Irish Centre for Human Rights, Dr. Dominique Bouchard, Director, The Hunt Museum, with a keynote address by Farida Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur for Cultural Rights.

Target group
Scholars and Practitioners from the fields of the Arts and Human Rights

Course aim
The Summer School 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. The global theme for 2015 will be "Belonging".

Fee info
EUR 175: Registration Fee, including lunches and refreshments

National University of Ireland, Galway
Address: Irish Centre for Human Rights, 92, Blarney St. Cork
Postal code: No Postcode
City: Galway
Country: Ireland
Phone: +353 87 9486657