European Liberal Arts Conferences 2017

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Here is a recent list of relevant conferences for European liberal arts in the near future:

European Liberal Arts Education: renewal and re-formation
01.09. - 02.09.2017, University of Winchester
http://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 understood idea of great books education and resulted in publication of this volume.  

BLASTER: Undergraduate Research in the Liberal Arts Symposium
24.09. - 25.09.2017, University of Warwick
http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/schoolforcross-facultystudies/liberalarts/erasmus/events/undergraduateresearch/

Modernizing Undergraduate Education in Europe through Liberal Arts and Sciences
28.09. - 29.09.2017, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
http://www.leuphana.de/mhe-conference/mhe-conference.html
Those two conferences are going to disseminate results of BLASTER (The Best Liberal Arts and Science Teaching Expanded and Reinforced) project. BLASTER is cooperation of five universities offering liberal arts programs and is coordinated by ECOLAS (consortium of European Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences). BLASTER focuses on liberal arts pedagogy, undergraduate research and quality standards for European arts.
 
The purpose of the future university. Philosophy of higher education conference
06.11. - 08.11.2017, Aarhus University
http://tdm.au.dk/en/research/research-events/the-purpose-of-the-future-university/
Conference co-organised by Center for Higher Education Futures, Aarhus University, among other interesting themes would feature a symposium on European Liberal Arts with ELAI founders and Teun Dekker (v-dean University College Maastricht) presenting. Our updated database would be officially unveiled then.
 
This post would be updated with new content. If you know of some other relevant conferences, please drop us a line at info@liberal-arts.eu

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