Calls for abstracts, International Health Humanities & Arts in Health Symposium – deadline 25 September 2017

This conference, taking place in Derby in November, aims to bring arts and health together with health humanities to exchange and enrich practice.

Health Humanities links health and social care disciplines with the arts and humanities. It aims to encourage innovation and novel cross-disciplinary explorations of how the arts and humanities can inform and transform healthcare, health and well-being. The symposium will present and explore the latest research and provide an opportunity to share evidence-based practice. There will also be a series of workshops, debates and networking opportunities. Registration open and abstract submission until 25th September.

Keynote speakers include:

 * Professor Stephen Clift (Director Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health, Christ Church Canterbury University)

 * Professor Paul Crawford (Professor of Health Humanities, University of Nottingham).

 * Professor Susan Hogan (Professor in Cultural Studies and Art Therapy, University of Derby).

 * Professor Aaron Williamon (Director at the Centre for Performance Science at Royal College of Music London)

To submit an abstract, register or to find out more, please visit the conference website: