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Arts, Skills and Future Learning

10th International Conference of Intercultural Arts Education

Friday 12th of October 2018

Faculty of Educational Sciences, Aurora building, Auditorium 230,

Siltavuorenpenger 10, University of Helsinki


8.15–8.30 Welcome words and opening of the Conference

Adj. prof. Inkeri Ruokonen and Prof. Heikki Ruismäki,

Research Group for Arts, Skills, Education and Culture


Welcome words of the Faculty of Educational Sciences

Dean Johanna Mäkelä

8.30–9.00 Keynote 1

Professor Minna Huotilainen, University of Helsinki

Brain, Learning and the Arts

9.00--9.45 Keynote 2

Professor David Hargreaves and Professor Raymond MacDonalds

Identity and Improvisation: teaching across the arts

9.45--10.15 Keynote 3

Producer of Education Annika Kukkonen Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Future collaboration between schools and the Philharmonic Orchestra


10.15--10.45 Refreshments


10.45-11.15 Concert: Poja! is an acoustic folk trio, whose members are all singers, multi-instrumentalists and conposers.

11.15–11.45 Keynote 4

Professor Martti Raevaara, Aalto University

Learning For/About the Future


11.45–12.15 Keynote 5

Music therapist, lecturer

Ulf Jederlund, University of Stockholm

Music and language. Holistic language acquisition, through communicative musicality

12.15--12.45 Keynote 6

Riitta Lahtinen (PhD), International Music Therapist Russ Palmer

Music and Haptices

12.45--13.30 LUNCH

Siltavuorenpenger 5, Unicafe (omakustanteinen)


13.30–15.00 Arts pedagogical round table discussions of researchers, teachers and students

Siltavuorenpenger 10, Seminar Rooms on the 6th floor, (631, 635).

Send your abstract proposals (150--200 words) before 20th of May 2018 to:

There is a possibility to make the article proposal for a special theme number of EJSBS (European Journal of Social and Behavioural Sciences). See details in Publication page.

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