Call for papers: Nordic Arts & Health Research Network meeting on 11-12 May 2023, Malmö, Sweden

Members of the Nordic Arts & Health Research Network in Levanger (October 2022)


The Nordic Arts and Health Research Network will host their next network meeting on 11-12 May 2023 in Malmö, Sweden. Competence Center for Primary Healthcare, Region Skåne will host the meeting, and the theme will be arts and public health. We will also carry on working with the theme of arts & health ethics. The keynote speaker on 11 May will be Professor Emeritus Stephen Clift (Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK).

We warmly welcome all network members to participate in two exciting days with presentations, workshops and networking opportunities together with your Nordic Arts and Health colleagues.

The network meeting is free of charge for the network members. If you are not a member of the Nordic Arts & Health Research Network yet, please sign up here: Join the network.

Registration for the meeting opens on 1 April 2023.
More info about the programme to come.





The call for papers is now open (Deadline: 1st April 2023). You are invited to submit contributions on “Art and public health and wellbeing”, including but not limited to the following topics:

  • Impact/effect on participation in arts projects for public health and wellbeing for different groups
  • Conceptual discussions of “Arts and public health and wellbeing”
  • Framework models for delivering art projects for public health and wellbeing benefits
  • Promoting public health via the arts


Types of contributions

Workshops (max. 45 min)


Abstracts should contain the name of the presenter(s), affiliation, contact information, type of contribution, title of the presentation, aims and key findings/reflections/topics explored. Please submit an abstract of your planned contribution with a maximum of 250 words to Anita Jensen: before 1st April 2023. The email must be marked with: Paper Nordic Arts & Health network 2023



About the venue

The network meeting will take place at Clinical Research Center, Region Skåne, Malmö (Jan Waldenströmsgata 35).




There are several hotels within walking distance from the venue:

Scandic Malmö City
Scandic S:t Jörgen
Hotel Mortensen