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Philo4Thought Online Conference: Art, Education & Philosophy in the Era of Crisis

NEW YORK – Philo4Thought presents an international conference free online on Art, Education & Philosophy in the Era of Crisis on Friday, June 12, and Sunday, June 14, beginning promptly at 11 AM both days. A series of bilingual panel sessions (Greek and English) will be presented in collaboration with the Department of Primary Education at the University of Ioannina, Lab of Social Sciences and Education of the Department of Primary Education, TVXS.gr, Writers Union of Northern Greece, Byron League for Culture and Philhellenism, ESDOGE, and PanErt.gr.

Among the topics the discussion forum will address:

How has the pandemic affected art, education, and philosophical perspectives?

How has it affected our roles as participants, creators, consumers, and observers of life, nature, and art?

What new artistic themes have emerged in these times?

The speakers include Giagkos Andreadis of Panteion University in Athens, Christos Alexiou of the University of Birmingham in the UK, Monteiro Basilio of Saint John's University in New York, Ellen Callas of the legendary San Francisco Mime Troupe theater group, and Kirsten Loewenthal, Plastic Artist from Barcelona, Spain.

On June 12, Panel 1 focuses on Education in the Era of the Pandemic, and Panel 2 on Artists & Social Activism. On June 14, Panel 1 will discuss Critical Thinking & the Post-Pandemic Era, and Panel 2, Social Representations.

More information is available on Eventbrite, search: Summer Conference: Art, Education & Philosophy in the Era of Crisis.

Online registration is required to manage event attendance.

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