Elai goes Aarhus

ELAI goes Aarhus

In a few days, the founders of the European Liberal Arts Initiative (ELAI), Daniel Kontowski and Tim Hoff, together with Teun Dekker (v-dean University College Maastricht) will host a panel at “The purpose of the future university. Philosophy of higher education conference” in Aarhus, Denmark. The conference which is co-organised by the Center for Higher…

database methodology

ELAI database methodology

While we consider the European Liberal Arts Initiative (ELAI) to be an ongoing and growing project, one of its fundamental features is the database of existing liberal arts programmes in Europe. We envision this database to be an up-to-date comprehensive catalogue of liberal arts initiatives in the European higher education landscape, based on solid research…

BLASTER conference student session

Continuing on the theme of student experience of liberal arts education (see the recent book available through ELAI website), we are happy to report on a student panel that took place at Leuphana Universitat Lüneburg on 28th of September. The panel was part of a two-day BLASTER conference, one of three events concluding the multi-year,…

European Liberal Arts Conference 2017 Winchester

European Liberal Arts Conference 2017, Winchester (UK)

On September 1st and 2nd the University of Winchester hosted the second edition of a soon-to-be trilogy of European Liberal Arts (ELA) Conferences, entitled ‘European Liberal Arts Education: renewal and re-formation’. Two years after the first edition which took place at Amsterdam University College, scholars who take interest in liberal arts in general, and specifically…

European Liberal Arts Conferences 2017

Here is a recent list of relevant conferences for European liberal arts in the near future:European Liberal Arts Education: renewal and re-formation01.09. – 02.09.2017, University of Winchesterhttp://www.elaconference.org/This is the second conference co-organised by the US-based Association of Core Texts and Courses (ACTC). The first conference in Amsterdam (2015) gathered Americans and Europeans interested in broadly…