Monday, May 7, 2007

Northampton Conference Arts and Health, Drama in Research and Performance Highlighted

We heard today from Dr. Ross Prior about an
Arts and Health Conference in Northampton.
We are pleased to blog post this news for The University of Northampton,

Inspiring Transformations: The Arts and Health
Conference University of Northampton UK

An international conference hosted in collaboration with the Schools of The Arts and Health in September will focus on the interactive relationships of The Arts, Health and Sciences. The UK event will bring together professionals across disciplines to share research and experiences, explore the potential of partnerships, and establish ongoing collaborations.

Date: September 3-6, 2007
Location: The University of Northampton, UK (Avenue Campus)

Abstract deadline: June 1, 2007

This conference will especially be of interest to:
Applied theatre practitioners/researchers
Health professionals
Social scientists
Arts/theatre practitioners
Biomedical scientists
Arts/drama therapists
Theatre companies

Keynote speakers:

Gavin Clayton, director, MK, Arts for Health
Dr. Gaynor Sadio, Occupational Therapist, University of Brighton
Professor Bill Ribbans, Ph.D. Honorary Orthopaedic Surgeon to the English National Ballet
Professor Robert J. Landy, Ph.D. Drama Therapist, New York University


For general inquiries please contact: Karen Haines,
telephone: +44 (0) 1604 892373, email: