Museums as places for intercultural learning and dialogue is a day-long seminar that will explore how Irish and international museum practice recognises the need to work with external partners and groups as well as acknowledge the changing face of national identities in the twenty-first century. The seminar's theme relates to the diversity and inclusion urban policy agenda advocated by the Intercultural Cities programme of the Council of Europe of which Dublin is a leading participant.
The Chester Beatty Library is delighted to welcome Mr Ruairi Quinn TD, Minister for Education and Skills. The keynote speaker is Dr Viv Golding, Museums Studies, Leicester University. Other speakers include: Irena Guidikova (Intercultural Cities, Council of Europe); Declan Hayden (Office of Integration, Dublin City Council); Ann Luttrell (Anna Lindh Foundation, Irish Network); Margherita Sani (Istituto per i beni culturali, artistici e naturali, Bologna); and Mary Yarr (Inclusion and Diversity Services, Northern Ireland).
This seminar is free of charge and is supported by the Office of Integration, Dublin City Council.
Venue: Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle
Date: Friday 4 April
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