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Archive for February 2014


Practice: A day away for artists

Date posted: 20 February 2014

Artists do you want to spend a day in the company of other artists who are passionate about working with children and young people? Do you want to explore different approaches and ways of working? Do you want to be inspired by work that has been created through joint processes of exploration and enquiry? Come to a day away for artists at axis: Ballymun on Monday 3 March from 10am – 4.45pm, and work alongside some of the exhibiting artists from the ‘Practice’ National Touring Exhibition. Afterwards, join us for the exhibition launch of ‘Practice’ in the axis gallery at 5 p.m. Read More


Medical Humanities: New Frontiers or Back to the Past?

Date posted: 19 February 2014

The Royal Irish Academy will host a one-day symposium entitled Medical Humanities: New Frontiers or Back to the Past? on Thursday 6 March  2014 from 9.00am to 4.30pm. The aim of this one-day symposium is to open dialogue between clinicians, medical educators and humanists in order to advance debate on the role of humanities in medical education. Read More


Association of Medical Humanities Annual Conference, UK

Date posted: 19 February 2014

The University of Southampton Faculty of ambien Medicine will host the Association of Medical Humanities Annual Conference from 7 – 9 July 2014. The Faculty uniquely offers medical humanities options for all its undergraduate students in year one as a vehicle for the exploration of patients’ perspectives and experiences through a creative process. The theme of the conference is ‘The Art of Compassion’ which aims to explore and share the extent to which medical humanities can generate understanding and maximise its potential to transform medical practice. It is hoped that this conference will contribute to the current debate around compassion and the development of compassionate practice in healthcare. Read More


Introduction to Music Facilitation in Groups

Date posted: 19 February 2014

CIT Cork School of Music is running an introductory course  for using music with groups begining in February 2014. It is suited to anyone with an interest in learning some new ways to approach music, looking for some new musical ideas for using with groups or people working in community or healthcare settings who would like to incorporate music into their work. The course will focus on developing musical facilitation skills useful for the contexts and look at work that is currently taking place in similar settings. No previous musical experience is required.

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Call for Abstracts: Trespassing Journal

Date posted: 19 February 2014

Waterford Healing Arts Trust presents Waking Up in Waterford, a solo exhibition by Paul Bokslag in Waterford Regional Hospital. The exhibition of paper-cuts will be launched in the hospital on Thursday 10th April, 2014 by Patrick Lydon of the Camphill Community in Kilkenny. Read More

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