Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Fwd: The Art and Science of Improvisation: Research Summer School, June 2015, Norway

We would like to invite you to participate in an international research Summer School

The Art and Science of Improvisation

Location: Stord/Haugesund University College, Stord, Norway

Dates: 8th-12th June 2015


This Summer School is a collaboration between the two research schools NAFOL and Grieg Research School (GRS), and the hosting institution Stord/Haugesund University College (HSH).

The Summer School will offer a range of stimulating activities, workshops and presentations in addition the specific GRS course.


Invited speakers:

Prof. Keith Sawyer (US), Dr. Laudan Nooshin (GB), Prof. Gert Biesta (Luxembourg), Prof. Colin Lee (Canada), Prof. Anna Lena Østern (Norway), Dr. Sigbjørn Apeland (Norway) and GAIMPRO (Norway).


The GRS course will focus on candidate work. Ph.D. candidates and artistic research fellows are invited to give presentations. Senior researchers and supervisors are particularly welcome to attend the course and may give presentations if space in the programme.


For more information visit the Summer School website.


Abstract submission: Send the abstract to liv.qvale@uni.no

Deadline for submission of abstract: January 15th 2015


Registration opens February 1st

Link to registration form will then be found at the Summer School website

Registration closes March 1st 



Best regards,

Liv Gunnhild Qvale

Adm. coordinator

Grieg Research School in

Interdisciplinary Music Studies

Tel: +47 4663 5520 / +47 5558 6031