The ENO yearbook series at Springer publisher gather, analyse, discuss and evaluate results of research on arts and cultural education produced in Europe. This book series brings together analyses and reflections regarding selected aspects of arts and cultural education in the 14 European countries that are represented in the ENO network, aiming to stimulate academic and public debate. Its first volume Arts and Cultural Education in a World of Diversity was published by Springer in 2019. The second volume Arts, Sustainability and Education deals with the relation between arts education and sustainable development and is published in 2021.

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Published Issues

Arts and Cultural Education in a World of Diversity - ENO Yearbook #1

The book series starts from the analysis of the concept of cultural diversity as an increasingly characteristic feature of contemporary societies in Europe due mainly to postcolonial processes, changing cultural hierarchies, digitization, mass-migration, multi-ethnicity, and urban change. It is also a contested feature of present-day Europe. Diverse ways of giving sense to social relations and the world have been developed, challenging traditional ways of understanding culture. Groups with different ethnic, social or cultural backgrounds coexist, interact or merge – processes that often create tensions or conflicts, but also generate creative, hybrid cultural forms and other new cultural arrangements. The challenges of cultural diversity – its innovative potential as well as the tensions and conflicts it implies – are reflected in transnational discourses on education, culture, democracy, and citizenship. Transcultural approaches, multicultural education, and intercultural learning are key concepts of these discourses. The same challenges are also reflected in arts and cultural education practice at school and outside school, in teachers’ and artists’ training, in cultural and educational policies, and in research.

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Arts, Sustainability and Education - ENO Yearbook #2

This book explores the potential of arts and cultural education to contribute to on-going efforts to promote Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in line with UNESCO’s conceptualizations of the field. It builds on the experiences of arts educators working to build sustainable futures and portrays new and innovative approaches. Chapters comprise case studies that combine arts, culture, sustainable thinking and practices. They also include research from historical perspectives, evaluations of public policy measures and offer theoretical approaches and methodologies. The book unfolds the possible relationships between arts and cultural education and Education for Sustainable Development.

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Arts and Cultural Education in a Challenging and Changing World - ENO Yearbook #3 – UPCOMING Fall 2023

Editors: Tanja Klepacki, Edwin van Meerkerk, and Tone Pernille Østern

The new ENO Yearbook is expected to be released in the fall of 2023. All contributions will be reviewed by the editors and by external reviewers.

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