Monday, 30 September 2013

[SISTEMA] Submissions for the World conference in Brazil 20 to 25 July 2014

Dear colleagues,

Great news! The Conference Organising Committee has extended the
deadline for submissions to November 1st. Visit to find out more.

The ISME Sistema Special Interest Group already has considerable
interest, (see below), but we would be delighted if there were even
more submissions as presentations or posters.

Four symposia are being submitted as mentioned in my previous news
updates. These are:

1. A symposium centred around Social Inclusion;

2. A symposium centred around pedagogy: The principles and practices
of pedagogy in El Sistema programmes

3. A symposium asking the question: Is there a place for Sistema in
indigenous communities? and

4. A symposium drawing on National identity – how can we learn from
each other internationally?

I have received one request asking whether someone would like to
convene a symposium around integrated papers on Sistema research. Now
that the deadline has been extended, let me know if you would be
willing to take this on and I will put those colleagues in touch with
each other. (I would be prepared to do this, but as I have already
made one symposium submission, it would probably be better if someone
else was prepared to lead on this. As it is, I am not sure whether the
Conference Organising Committee would prefer more symposia (fingers
crossed that the above 4 get accepted) or whether further papers would
be more likely to be accepted if submitted individually. I have sent
an email asking this question and will let you know the outcome of
that enquiry).

I have already received some suggestions regarding a possible social
event for those interested in Sistema – more news nearer the time.

Thank you too to those colleagues who have informed me that they are
unable to attend the conference. I will still keep you updated
regarding what is happening and will send some sort of update
following the conference so that you are kept as informed as possible.
Of course, if you change your mind, conference booking takes place
next year – it is only the submissions of presentations and posters
that must be completed by November 1st to enable the conference
programme to be organised.

With all good wishes

Richard J Hallam MBE
mobile 07850 634 239
phone 01908 690078

Monday, 23 September 2013

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