Recent Research/Knowledge Transfer/Scholarly Activity

  • Owens, A. A. Principal Investigator: Beyond Text Programme: University of Bethlehem & Alrowwad Centre for Beautiful Resistance, West Bank Palestinian Occupied Territories, 24th June-2nd July 2018.
  • Suomenlinen, S. , Passila, A., Mellanen, L. Owens, A. Co-ordinators, Smart Parks, Leppa Park, Lahti, Finland 10th June 2018.
  • Owens, A. Applied Drama and Theatre in Finland, a UK Perspective. Knowledge Input, Nordic Network for participatory Theatre in Designing Public Services, Lahti Unit, Lapeenranta University, 11th & 12th June,2018.
  • Southgate, G., Eglin, S., Ponsillo, N., Passila, A. Owens, A. Paradigms of Mental Health: Joint event organised with North West Health Research & Development team, Phillip Barker Centre for Creative Learning, RECAP funded by the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) North West at Liverpool Quakers Centre 14th May 2018.
  • Passila, A. and Owens, A. The Role of Arts in Management – Possibilities beyond Text” Arts of management Symposium, Cass Business School, City University, London.18th April, 2018.
  • Owens, A. 13th April, Drama Education and the Intercultural: Workshop Leader, InOut, Vienna, Austria.
  • Owens, A. Principal Investigator: Beyond Text- Intensive Programme, 12th-22nd March, Storyhouse, St Mary’s Creative Space, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Faculty of Education, Business School, University of Chester.
  • Owens, A. and Adams, J. Creativity, Democracy and Education, Presentation at The Evolution of Learning Conference, Darwin Festival, University Centre Shrewsbury. 13th February 2018
  • Owens, A. and Passila, A. Art-based Method workshop: "Imaginer le Changement" les étudiants du Master MCI, Universite Paris V111-Saint-Denis #CréaTIC #LearningManagementByDoingArt @UnivParis8 @IDEFICreaTIC, Creative Laboratory Leaders, 19th & 20th December 2017.
  • Owens, A. Creative Pedagogy, Speaker at Bookfest 2018 Conference Shrewsbury Book Fair, 6th December, 2017.
  • Owens, A. Beyond Text: Arts Based Research Doctoral Seminar Speaker & MA Applied Theatre Workshop Leader, University of Stockholm, Sweden 30th Nov & 1st December, 2017.
  • Owens, A. and Passila, A. Drama Masterclass 3, Course Leaders, DOT Theatre, Helsinki 17th, 18th, 19th November, 2017.
  • Owens, A. Passila, A. Mellanen, L. P. Pause Festival: Youth & Democracy, Presentation Khotle-Jarvi, and Beyond Text Transnational Workshop Leaders, Tallin, Estonia 8th, 9th, 10th November, 2017.
  • Owens, A. Pause Festival Lahti Leadership & Power, Awards Review & Planning, Lahti Youth Service, Lahti City Theatre, 26th September 2017. Opening Address and On-line Festival Co-Leader. unemployed, Youth Service Professionals, Artists, Researchers. More information...
  • Owens, A. #60 Pretexts: The Right to Narrate about Palestine, Keynote at the Alternative Narratives and Stories Conference, University of Chester, 11th - 12th September, 2017.
  • Passila, A. and Owens, A. Arts Based Research Methodology and Methods, International Doctoral Consortium, Jyvaskyla School of Business and Economics, Jyvaskyla, Finland 13th - 14th June 2017 (50 participants).
  • Malin, V. Passila, A. and Owens, A. Workshop leaders. An Introduction to Leadership and Management: Creative Pedagogies, Social Science Summer School, University of Jyvaskyla.
  • Owens, A. Beyond Text Multiplier Event, Principal Investigator, Fabri I Coats Arts Factory, Barcelona, Spain 10 - 18th, May, 2017. (67 participants).
  • Owens, A. Pretext Drama, Studia Generale Public Lecture, University of Arts Helsinki, Finland, 8th February, 2017. (audience 15).
  • Owens, A. and Passila, A. Peacock Pretext: Drama Pretexts- A Public Conversation as key note, Oulu City Theatre, (Participants 136).
  • Owens, A. Principal Investigator, Transnational Meeting, Beyond Text, University of Chester 29th Nov-2nd Dec 2016 (18 participants).
  • Owens, A. and Passila, A. Third –Person Narration in Pretext Drama, Seminar convenors and workshop leaders, University of Stockholm 3rd - 6th, Nov 2016.
  • Holt, H., Owens, A. Ayra-Manesh, Leaders of the Linkopings Swedish Literature Programme, Chester, 31st Oct 16th, Nov.2016. (46 particpants).
  • Passila, A. and Owens, A. Dialogue in Arts Based Research, Leaders of Whole Conference Workshop, Arts Without Borders Conference, University of Arts Helsinki, Musiikkitalo/Helsinki Music Centre, Finland, 28th-30th October 2016.(63 participants).
  • Owens, A. and Passila, A. Pretext Based Research Masterclass (3), Helsinki, Finland14-16th Oct 2016. (20 participants).
  • Owens, A. Green, N. Yoshimura, T. Intercultural Applied Drama Project, NEC, Katayanagi Institute Chester Workshops & Performances 19th-23rd Sept. 2016. (290 particpants).
  • Adams, J. , Ayra-Manesh, E., Owens, A. and Poole, S. Creative Pedagogies Palestine and UK: a Comparative Study, Presentation at Indra Congress, University of Bethlehem, British Academy Funded. 20th July 2016.
  • Owens, A. and Passila, A. Arts Based Methods Workshop, Leaders, Alanus University, Bonn,Germany, 13th-14th May, 2016. (15 participants).
  • Malin, V. Passila, A., Owens, A. Introduction to Leadership through Creative Pedagogy, Workshop Leaders, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland, 25-27 May, 2016.
  • Owens, A. and Passila, A. Contributors: Advanced Research Forum, Crossfields Institute and Alanus University, Temple Lodge London, 1st April, 2016.(28 participants).
  • Owens, A.,Ohashi, Y., Passila, A. Black Ships Bodied Knowing: Shintashai and Pretext based Drama. Driftwood Cottage Artist- Researcher Residency Collaboration. 27th February-18th March 2016. (7 participants).
  • Passila, A. and Owens, A. Turning to Learning Workshop: Arts Based Methods International Network Symposium, University of Liverpool in London. 18th-20th Feb, 2016.(27 participants).
  • Mehan, U. and Owens, A. What can Drama Trainee Teachers Learn from Practitioners of Contemporary Applied Theatre in Catalonia? Barcelona & University of Girona, Funded by Santander Research grant. 9-13th Feb 2016 (119 particpants).
  • Owens, A. and Passila, A. Collective Voicing: an interactive keynote presentation exploring the academic conference as a context for transformative learning Environment. Transforming Moments Conference: dissidents, liminality and action as learning experiences, Crossfields Institute, University of Kent,15th January 2016 (71 participants).
  • Passila, A. and Owens, A. The kitchen table: an interactive workshop exploring alternative dialogical spaces. Workshop Presentation, Transforming Moments Conference: dissidents, liminality and action as learning experiences, Crossfields Institute, University of Kent, 16th Jan. 2016 (14 participants).
  • Owens, A. ,Passila, A. Chemi, T. (University of Aalborg), Creativity and Learning, Opening Collaboration Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark, 10th Dec. 2015.
  • Malin, V. Passila, A. and Owens, A. Exploratory meeting for MBA Elective in the use of arts in business and possibilities of contribution to the Social Science Summer School, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla Business School, 1st-4th October, 2015.
  • Owens, A. and Passila, A. Drama Education & Arts Based Research, Seminar and workshop leaders, Snellman College (University of Alanus), Helsinki, 18th-20th September 2015. (123 participants).
  • Owens, A., Green, N. Yoshimura, T. Intercultural Applied Drama Project, University of Chester 1st-5th Sept 2015, (209 particpants).
  • Passila, A.and Owens, A. The Prof and Alice: arts-based methods for organisational change. Participative Presentation, Academy of Management (AOM) 45TH Annual international Conference, Vancouver, Canada 7th-11th August 2015.