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Mar
23
2020

Following the coronavirus situation and after consultation it has been decided that the 13-14 May workshop in Glasgow will be postponed. Please know that the health and well-being of delegates, venue and University staffs are our first priority. The UK Government has increased the risk level in the UK to high (www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public). 

Mar
23
2020

Considerando la situación Covid-19 y después  de hacer una consulta sobre el tema, se decidió que el taller del 13 al 14 de mayo que tendría lugar en Glasgow será pospuesto. La salud y bienestar de delegados, personal de la Universidad y  encargados de la sede son nuestra prioridad. El gobierno del Reino Unido ha aumentado el nivel de riesgo a 'alto' en el Reino Unido  (www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public). 

Feb
27
2020

CALL FOR SPONSORED PRESENTATIONS: up to eight UK-based doctoral and postdoctoral researchers, academics, practice and policy leaders will be invited to present their work and offered sponsorship covering travel to Glasgow, 2-night accommodation and meals.

Feb
11
2020

This 2-day workshop aims to stimulate participants to reflect on the role of the performing arts for developing peace education, social inclusion and conflict transformation. It combines a number of activities organised by the Arts and Humanities Research Council Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) The Arts of Inclusion (TAI) Network.

Aug
30
2019

The 1st The Arts of Inclusion (TAI) Workshop was successfully held in Bogota' 28-29 July 2019 hosted by Gloria P. Zapata at Fundación Juan N. Corpas (FUJNC), following the 4th SIMM-posium, 27-29 July, 2019.

Aug
30
2019

El 1er Taller de las Artes de Inclusión (TAI) se realizó con éxito en Bogotá del 28 al 29 de julio de 2019, organizado por Gloria P. Zapata en la Fundación Juan N. Corpas (FUJNC), después del 4° SIMM-posium, del 27 al 29 de julio de 2019.

Aug
12
2019

The summary of the paper ‘Developing a Framework for the Study of Performing Arts Programs for Other-than-artistic Purposes in Conflict Settings’ presented at the SIMM-Posium 4: Bogotá (26-27 July 2019) is now available at http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/192773/ .

This paper discusses the process of developing a new framework combining ideas from Community Music (Howell, 2018), Social Psychology (Pettigrew, 1998; Odena, 2018) and Peace Studies (Cabedo-Mas, 2015), aimed at providing a tool for researchers wishing to systematically examine Performing Arts programs for other-than-artistic purposes in conflict settings.

Apr
2
2019

The first TAI (The Arts of Inclusion) project Advisory meeting was held March 27th, 3-4 pm UK time at the School of Education, University of Glasgow. Locally-based Advisory members attended face-to-face and international members joined in by videoconference.

Some members were in opposite time zones and it was not feasible for all to Skype-in; the second Advisory meeting will be in the morning to allow everybody to contribute.