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ECArTE Conference 2019


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September 11th to 14th 2019, Alcalá de Henares, Spain

Conference title

Imagining Windmills

Trust, truth and the unknown in the arts therapies


Thank you to all our delegates and presenters for participating in the ECArTE Conference 2019.  


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University of Alcalá, Front building


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All enquiries to:

The Conference Office email: or through the 'Contact Us' section on the website.


Conference Directors

Chair: Richard Hougham

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, United Kingdom

Vice-Chair:  Marián López Fernández Cao

University Complutense of Madrid, Spain

Treasurer: Jan Vandromme

PXL University College, Belgium

Coordinator: Jaap Welten

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

Local Organizing Committee

Leader of local organising committee: Carmen Alcaide Spirito, University of Alcalá.

Elena García Esteban, University of Alcalá

David Gamella González, University Center Cardenal Cisneros

Marta Lage de la Rosa, University of Comillas

Marta Herráiz Portillo, Instituto E. S. Buero Vallejo de Guadalajara

Scientific Committee

Chairs: Margaret Hills de Zarate, Queen Margaret University

            Uwe Hermann, The Berlin Weissensee School of Art

Paper review group

Celine Schweizer, Gabi Schmid, Alexandra Hopf, Esa Ala-Ruona, Heidrun Panhofer, Sarah Scoble, Cathy Warner, Salvo Pitzurrella, Daniel Stolfi,
Astri Ziesler, Marion Cao, Philippa Derrington, Di Gammage

Moderation group

Margaret Hills de Zarate, Uwe Hermann