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Arts and Health (Eire) national conference – 15 November 2018

The national conference, called "One Thursday at the Gallery – Art, Music, Theatre and Dementia" – will be held at the National Gallery of Ireland, in conjuction with MISA Creative Life and will focus on the increasing deployment of the arts in dementia care.

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Facing the Future

To kick-start the autumn, LAHF has commissioned a series of blogs about the future of arts and health which we will be publishing daily over the next 2 weeks. The blogs, from leading practitioners working across the spectrum of creativity and wellbeing ask where this work is heading and what challenges and opportunities might open up in the year ahead. The blog series will begin on Monday 10th September and a new blog will be published each weekday until 21st September.

Age & Opportunity Artist’s Residency, Dublin – deadline 21 September 2018

Age & Opportunity’s arts and culture programme is seeking an artist in residence for Saint Joseph’s Shankill, Dublin, a care home solely dedicated to dementia care.

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House of Lords report expresses concern for cultural sector post-Brexit

The report Brexit: Movement of People in the Cultural Sector, is based on evidence from a number of national cultural organisations including Arts Council England and the Musicians Union. The joint submission by the National Museums Directors’ Council and the Museums Association speaks of “severe concerns” and suggests that more restrictive migration systems for EU citizens “could threaten the international status of the UK’s world-class institutions”.

The key findings highlighted in the report are:

Cultural Heritage for Mental Health – 29 and 30 November 2018

An international conference exploring different interventions utilising cultural heritage aimed at improving the wellbeing and health of people.

The conference will focus specifically on interventions which are recovery focused and targeted at the most vulnerable.

https://faro.be/kalender/participation-cultural-heritage-mental-health-recovery-international-conference

Call for abstracts

Participation in cultural heritage for mental health recovery - deadline 15 February 2018

This international conference in Ghent, Belgium is seeking contributions exploring uses of cultural heritage in mental health.

The conference on 29th and 30th November 2018 at Museum Dr Guislain in Ghent will feature a keynote presentation by Helen Chatterjee, Professor of Biology, UCL Biosciences & Head of Research and Teaching, UCL Culture.

PhD scholarship: singing and mental health – deadline 10 February 2018

The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick is offering a PhD scholarship focusing on singing, mental health & health promotion.

The scholarship will cover PhD research fees for 1 year dependent on the successful applicant being accepted for a PhD by the Postgraduate Research Committee of the University of Limerick.

The candidate is expected to:

a) Administer a study on choral singing and mental health within the HSE Health Promotion directorate in 2018

The Art of Clowning – Connecting Culture, Health and Science – 4-6 April 2018

RED NOSES Clowndoctors International is hosting a Healthcare Clowning International Meeting to bring together professionals, including leading researchers, medical professionals and artists

“The Art of Clowning – Connecting Culture, Health and Science” aims to create interdisciplinary synergies that maximise the benefits of healthcare clowning and its applications to support the wellbeing and resilience of individuals facing difficult life situations.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is 20 November.

www.hcim2018.com

Professor of Practice in Health and Wellbeing Architecture, Finland – deadline 20 November 2017

A full-time Professorship is offered for a three-year period (from Spring 2018 or as agreed) for a highly-respected professional in the field, to run and develop research projects with Aalto University.

Irish Research Council and Arts Council partner to encourage collaboration between arts and academic communities

The Irish Research Council and Arts Council have announced a new strategic partnership to encourage greater collaboration between academics and the arts.

The collaboration will see the two agencies working together over the next three years.

Commenting on the partnership, Professor Jane Ohlmeyer, Chair of the Irish Research Council, said: "The Irish Research Council is committed to supporting research across all disciplines. Half of the 280 awards we announced recently under the Government of Ireland programmes are in the arts, humanities and social science disciplines."

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