This seminar is about discovering how creativity has transformed some of the major European cities including Nantes, Helsinki & Dublin. It is a unique opportunity to meet & take part in a dialogue with creative writers, European cultural operators and Dublin’s creative professionals.
This conference is tailored for creative practitioners, creative & cultural businesses & organisations, students & academics, local authorities, as well as anyone passionate about literature, creativity and sustainable development.
This event is organised by d.ploy Dublin in partnership with Dublin City Council and the French Embassy and in collaboration with the Dublin Writers Festival. It will include a coffee break, buffet lunch and a networking reception with wine provided by Ireland’s specialist wine importers frenchwines.ie. We also thank the Alliance française Dublin for their support.
Due to the exceptional opportunity for one to one engagement and networking offered at this seminar, places are very limited and early booking is advised. Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, author of The Dancers Dancing (shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction) and Fox, Swallow, Scarecrow, Dún an Airgid and Dordán, is Writer Fellow in UCD where she teaches on the MA in Creative Writing. She is a member of Aosdána and is on the Board of the James Joyce Centre. Philippe Forest is an award-winning French writer and a specialist of the avant-garde, he is the author of several essays devoted to Art, Literature and Japanese aesthetics. He is also a Joycean scholar and published Beaucoup de Jours in 2011, a literary portrait of Ulysses. To view the full programme and book please visit http://inspirethecity.wix.com/seminar