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Second Annual SHARE Conference London
Developing the 3rd cycle:
Doctoral Level Education for the Arts

11-12 May 2012

Online Registration Now Open!

Hosted by University of the Arts London

The challenge of building doctoral level education in the arts in Europe.

This international conference considers the challenges, opportunities and critical issues faced in the building - and the further development of - new and existing programmes and platforms for 3rd cycle (doctoral) education and research for the creative arts.

Over two days of presentations, break-out groups, workshops and discussions, the conference will bring together researchers, educators, visual artists, designers, performing artists, and media practicioners from across Europe to think through the practical and theoretical challenges in developing doctoral level education in creative art practices.

Click here to register.

Online Registration will be open from 21 March.

For full information regarding registration please visit our
registration information page.

For further information, including a full programme, please visit the
SHARE#2 London Conference programme page.

Please direct questions regarding registration to ELIA Conference Manager Barbara Revelli: barbara.revelli@elia-artschools.org

Please direct all other enquiries to ELIA Deputy Director Schelte van Ruiten: schelte.van.ruiten@elia-artschools.org

Revisions and Re-draft
The SHARE/NIDA Summer School on Artistic Research

Application Deadline 26 March
On Visual Thinking & On Writing as Artistic Research
NIDA Art Colony, Lithuania, 15-24 July 2012

Less than one week left to apply for the Vilnius Academy of Arts and SHARE sponsored NIDA Summer School for Artistic Research at NIDA art colony.

This is a 9-day intensive summer school in July 2012 that will address issues of visual thinking, thinking-through-practice and the role of creative and experimental writing practices in doctoral level studies in visual art forms.

NIDA art colony is located on the Curonian Spit, a 98 km long peninsula separating the Curonian Lagoon and the Baltic Sea included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

The NIDA/SHARE Summer School is funded by EU structural assistance to Lithuania and Vilnius Academy of Arts.  This has enabled the School to offer 8 scholarships whereby all accommodation costs and a subsidy for travel costs will be provided to successful applicants.

Expressions of interest are invited from doctoral researchers in visual arts, design and architecture. Applicants wishing to participate are invited to submit an expression of interest before 26 March 2012 by emailing info@nidacolony.lt 

Please include the following materials:
1. An up to date CV
2. A sample of 5 recent works—either available online or as a digital portfolio
3. A statement of interest

For detailed instructions on how to apply and more information please visit the SHARE/NIDA Summerschool application page.


Teachers' Academy 2012 Porto
Online Registration Reminder

The ESMAE School of Music and Performing Arts and the Faculty of Fine Art, University of Porto open their doors to the 5th ELIA Teachers’ Academy,
11-13 July 2012 in Porto.

Click here to register.

Online registration will be open through 3 July 2012.

For full information regarding registration please visit the
registration information page.

For full programme details visit the
Teachers' Academy programme page.

Further event information can be found on the
Teachers' Academy homepage.

Please address all questions and enquiries to ELIA Conference Manager Barbara Revelli: barbara.revelli@elia-artschools.org
Dancers' Career Transition: A EuroFIA Handbook

EuroFIA, the European branch of the International Federation of Actors, published the report Dancers' Career Transition, available online on the FIA site. Siginificantly for dance academies, it adresses the role of life long learning and access to further education as well as the long-term perspective towards post-stage careers in dance education.



Cultural Action Europe / We are more
Statement on Creative Europe Programme

On 14 February, Culture Action Europe issued a statement in the framework of the ‘we are more – act for culture in Europe’ campaign in response to the European Commission’s proposal for Creative Europe. Culture Action Europe welcomes the new programme but calls for an improved recognition of the social dimension of arts and culture and the importance of risk taking and experimentation.

Download the statement

To sign the petition in support of We are more go to www.wearemore.eu

New Members
ELIA is pleased to welcome the following new members:

Royal College of Art
London, UK

Batumi Arts State University
Batumi, Georgia

Arts Research Institute of Ilia State University
Tblisi, Georgia

Facultad de la Artes y las Letras, Universidad Antoniode de Nebrija
Madrid, Spain
This newsletter is funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views of ELIA and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.  
SHARE#2 London Conference
11-12 May

SHARE/NIDA Summer School
Nida art colony, 15-24 July
Deadline: 26 March

Teachers' Academy 2012
Porto, 11-13 July
Deadline: 3 July

Dancers' Career Transition

Cultural Action Europe
We are more

New Members
Upcoming events
Helsinki, 28-30 March
Helsinki Photomedia

Barcelona, 29-31 March
Expanded Choreography. Situations, Movements, Objects

Prague, 20-21 April
Devised Dramaturgy: a Shared Space

Boston, 23-24 April
Rethink Music

Lucerne, 26-27 April
We, the public

Rome, 10-12 May
2nd EPARM conference

London, 11-12 May
SHARE #2 Conference

Nida, 17-20 May
Inter-format Symposium on Remoteness

Bucharest, 18-20 May
(RE)writing history

Helsinki, 24-26 May
Cumulus 2012 Conference: Northern World Mandate

Helsinki, 10-12 June
Academic Cooperation Association Annual Conference

Barcelona, 9-12 July
7th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research

Porto, 11-13 July
5th ELIA Teachers' Academy 2012

Porto, 11-15 July
NEW NOW LIVE Festival 2012

Nida, 15-24 July
SHARE/NIDA Summer School

Helsinki, 3-10 August
Artistic Research in Depth-International Summer Academy

Roskilde, 12-16 August
Participatory Design 2012

Vienna, 5-8 September
Artistic Practices - conference on the sociology of the arts

London, 11-14 September
Out of Control

Vienna, 8-10 November
12th ELIA Biennial Conference

Ayia Napa, 30 November-
2 December
Photography and Museums: Displayed and Displaying

Bergen, 23-25 January 2013
Sensuous Knowledge Conference

Gothenburg, 17-19 April 2013
Crafting the Future
Job openings

OCAD University
Vice President (Academic)

Starting July 2012

HEAD Geneva University of Art and Design
Professor and Head of the Institute for Research in Art and Design
Deadline: 6 April

Academy of Fine Art Dresden
Deadline: 19 April

MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Director of the MIT Programme in Art, Culture, and Technology
Reviews starting September

University of the Arts Berlin
Professor of Theatre History and Theory
Deadline: 26 March

Rhode Island School of Art and Design
Dean of Architecture and Design
Deadline: 1 April
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