Dr Ailbhe Kenny is a lecturer in Music Education at Mary Immaculate College. She is a EURIAS fellow (Hanse Institute for Advanced Study, 17-18), Fulbright Scholar (Teachers College and New York University, 14-15) and holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge. Ailbhe has held previous positions as a primary school teacher, research fellow (DCU) and as Arts and Education Officer at ‘The Ark’. She is actively involved in community projects, including directing the MIC Children’s Choir and working in asylum seeking centres. Ailbhe’s research is widely published internationally and she is the author of Communities of Musical Practice (2016) and co-editor of Musician-Teacher Collaborations: Altering the Chord (2018).
Dr Ailbhe Kenny’s talk will address the special place of music in the lives of the children of asylum seekers.
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