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NAFAE offers a forum for the concerns and interests of Fine Art educators to be disseminated and heard.

As universities and FE institutions face the challenges of a significant reduction in government funding, together with rising tuition fees, the need to represent the collective voice of the sector is as crucial as it has ever been.

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Fine Art Research Network Symposium:
Correlating Theory and Practice in Fine Art Research

Call for Papers and Proposals for Poster Presentations
New Deadline: 28 November 2014
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Set up under the auspices of the National Association for Fine Art Education, and organised by a team of Fine Art research students, the inaugural Fine Art Research Network Symposium will take place at London Metropolitan University in March 2015.

Open to research students and their supervisors across the UK and Europe, the event is intended to stimulate discussion and networking for those working in the field of fine art research

The Symposium aims to explore and debate the relationshipsbetween practice and theory in Fine Art research and education, through a consideration of the multifaceted ways in which this relationship can be articulated, adapted and applied.

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Events Diary

Annual AHRC Subject Associations Meeting
25 September 2014
Avonmouth House, London
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iJADE Conference 2014
Collaborative practices in Arts Education
24-25 October 2014
Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
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ELIA NEU/NOW Festival 2014
12-16 November 2014
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13th ELIA Biennial Conference
12-16 November 2014
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Subject Associations Meetings
Business & Forum Meetings
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