IARSCLE European Regional Research Conference

June 10th, 2016 - Bologna, Italy


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June 10th, 2016

Conference schedule

9,00-9,30 Registration

9,30-9,45 Opening remarks and Welcome

9,45-10,30 Opening Plenary: Andrew Furco (International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement) – Introduction of IARSLCE and Objectives of Conference

10,30 – 11,00 Coffee Break

11,00-12,00 Concurrent sessions 1 (4 sections)

12,10-13,00 Plenary meeting: Lavinia Bracci, Fiora Biagi and Nevin Brown (Foundation for Intercultural Exchange) – Enhancing Cosmopolitan Citizenship through the Service-Learning Pedagogy: Towards the Attainment of Glocal Identity

13,00-14,00 Lunch

14,00-15,00 Concurrent sessions 2 (4 sections)

15,10-16,00  Plenary meeting: Pilar Aramburuzabala and Lorraine McIlrath, Hèctor Opazo, Wolfgang Stark, Guillaume Tuytschaever (Europe Engage) –Europe Engage: Developing a Culture of Civic Engagement through Service-Learning within Higher Education in Europe

16,00-16,30 Coffee Break

16,30- 17,30 Concurrent sessions 3 (4 sections)

17,35-18,30 Final plenary meeting and discussion: Research approaches and agenda/Next steps for IARSLCE Europe

19,00 Optional cocktail gathering

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Location: Università di Bologna
Address: Via Zamboni 32. Bologna, Italy 40126.


Accommodations in Bologna 

There are a number of affordable accommodations near the conference venue in central Bologna. We suggest that participants search for possible hotels or B&Bs near Via Zamboni 32 and book online through a reservation service of their choosing.


Conference Leadership

Conference Program Chairs
Lavinia Bracci and Nevin Brown

Conference Program Coordinator
Eliza Nash

Conference Planning Committee
Pilar Aramburuzabala - Autonomous University of Madrid, Europe Engage

Amy Anderson - Duke University

Burton Bargerstock - Michigan State University

Lavinia Bracci - Foundation for Intercultural Exchange

Nevin Brown - Foundation for Intercultural Exchange

Christine Cress - Portland State University

Julie Cronin - Merrimack College

Italo Fiorin - Università di Roma LUMSA

Andrew Furco - University of Minnesota

David Malone - Duke University

Lorraine McIlrath - National University of Ireland, Galway

Eliza Nash - Foundation for Intercultural Exchange

Brian Ó Donnchadha - National University of Ireland, Galway,

Wolfgang Stark - University of Duisburg-Essen

Elaine Ward - Merrimack College

Bruna Zani - Università di Bologna