On 7th November 2018, a Nordic Arts & Health Research Conference was held as a Nordic collaboration in Turku, Finland. The aim of the event was to bring together Nordic researchers interested in the intersections of arts, culture, health and wellbeing, to share and discuss ongoing research projects as well as to take the first steps to start building a network of Nordic Arts & Health researchers. The aim of the research network is to foster interdisciplinary discussion and provide a platform for collaboration in the Nordic context.
The next Nordic Arts & Health Research Network meeting took place on 21st -22nd May 2019 in Malmö, Sweden. On 21st May the Nordic Arts and Health Research Network hosted an Arts & Health conference with focus on Arts & Health practice – bringing together researchers and practitioners. In continuation of the conference, the network invited all Nordic Arts & Health researchers to a networking event on 22nd May 2019.
Keynote speaker on 21st May: Norma Daykin (Professor, University of Tampere): The international field of arts, health and wellbeing: developments and future directions for research, policy and practice
The events were hosted by the Clinical Research Center, Primary Care, Malmö and organised in collaboration with: Taikusydän (Arts Academy, Turku University of Applied Sciences), Centre for Culture & Health (Aalborg University), Norwegian Centre for Arts and Health (Nord University), Volda University College & Royal College of Music in Stockholm. The events were funded by the Nordic Culture Point.
Nordic Arts and Health Research Network
For more information, please contact:
Adviser, Arts & Health, Arts Academy, Turku University of Applied Sciences
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Arts & Health Strategist, Primary Care, Region Skåne, Sweden
Postdoc, Centre for Culture & Health, Aalborg University
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Eva Bojner Horwitz
Professor, Royal College of Music in Stockholm and Karolinska Institutet
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Associate professor, Volda University College and National Center for Culture, Health and Care (Nord University)
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