The 4th MERYC Conference will be hosted by the Faculty of Education, Alma Mater Studiorum-University of Bologna.
The Meryc 2009 Conference will be sponsored by: Alma Mater Studiorum-University of Bologna, Department of Music and Performing Arts-University of Bologna, European Society for the Cognitive Science of Music (ESCOM), Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE).
The focus of MERYC 2009 is interdisciplinary discussion and dissemination of new, unpublished research relating to the field of music and childhood (0-8 years), in education (school and extracurricular contexts) and everyday life, both in theoretical research and innovative approaches to practice. MERYC2009 aims to promote the participation of researchers and educators from the East European countries, by network relationships and economic support. The main aim of MERYC is to improve European research and practice with young children and music. For this reason, only European people will act as presenters at the MERYC Conference. Educators and researchers from other continents can attend the Conference as participant not presenting.
conference website: http://www.meryc2009.scform.unibo.it/