The Platforma Conference on will take place 5-6 November 2015 in Leicester, in partnership with De Montfort University and ArtReach as part of the third Platforma Festival.
A special session for international delegates, and those based in this country but working in part overseas, will take place on 4th November.
The Platforma arts and refugees network is run by Counterpoints Arts with funding from the Baring Foundation and Arts Council England, in partnership with organisations across England.
The Conference is a chance for artists, other practitioners and academics to share their experiences and discuss various aspects of work by, with and about refugees. It covers all art forms and all types of work, including participatory.
The Platforma Festival will run across the first week of November, with various arts events around Leicester. The programme will be confirmed in summer 2015.
Full details: www.platforma.org.uk/pf_events/platforma-conference