TAI Music Education for Social Cohesion Event: Exploring the Boundaries (1st May 2024)

The purpose of this hybrid event is to discuss the work of some members of The Arts of Inclusion (TAI) network, with particular reference to the role of music education for social cohesion.

This event will also offer opportunities for networking, and is open to higher education staff and students, as well as practitioners interested in the topic. TAI started in 2019 supported by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council and Royal Society of Edinburgh as a network of academics and practitioners aimed at building expertise to critically assess the role of performing arts practices for social inclusion and conflict transformation. Initially with members from UK and Latin America, the network has grown ever since. TAI is interdisciplinary and is based at the University of Glasgow.

We will have papers by Dr Daniel Mateos-Moreno (University of Glasgow Visiting Scholar 2023-24 and University of Malaga, Spain), Dr Alberto Cabedo-Mas (Jaume I University, Spain), Professor Gloria Zapata-Restrepo (Juan N. Corpas University Foundation, Colombia) and Dr Andrea Rodríguez-Sánchez (Corporación Universitaria del Caribe CECAR, Colombia).

Dr Mateos-Moreno will talk about the project 'Music for Social Cohesion in Bolivia' funded by the UK Government. Dr Cabedo-Mas will share some of his work on the socio-educational impact of community music in schools, and Professor Gloria Zapata-Restrepo and Dr Andrea Rodríguez-Sánchez will discuss a chapter from the TAI network’s book Music and Social Inclusion (Routledge, 2023).

If you would like to attend, please register for a space via the Eventbrite links below: