Livorno International OpenEYE Conference

Conference venue: Museo di Storia Naturale del Mediterraneo, Via Roma 234, Livorno (Italy) – +39 0586266711

Video recordings from the conference are available here:

Day 1:

Day 2:

Conference program

Day 1: 28.9

09.30 Registration + welcome coffee 

10:00 Opening – Anna Roselli and Marco Leone (Museum of Natural History of the Mediterranean)

10:20-11:10 Keynote – “Integrating Migrant Children in Education”, Tony Burner and Christian Carlsen (University of South-Eastern Norway)

11:20-11:35 OpenEYE Needs survey – Demetris Mylonas (PRISMA, Greece), Tony Burner (USN)

11:35-12:00 Toolkit – Jasmina Hlaj (Centre Geoss, Slovenia)

12:00-12:30 Piloting experiences – Marco Leone (Museum of Natural History of the Mediterranean), Blanka Erjavec (Primary School of Litija), Athanasia Sklirou and Theodora Charalampopoulou (Museum of Greek Children’s Art)

12:40-13:00 The Open EYE Handbook – Demetris Mylonas (PRISMA)

13:00 Lunch

14:30-15:00 “Multilingualism and lessons of vitality” – Anna Porciani (Eurocontact Plus, Livorno) 

15:00-15:30 “Cultural expressions and multilingualism in a Norwegian primary school” – Delia Shipor (University of South-Eastern Norway)

15:30-16:00 “Invisible Cities Online” – Michela Vianelli (Coop Itinera, Livorno)

17.30 – 18.30 Livorno Medicean canals boat tour – Organized by Coop Itinera

Day 2: 29.9


09:00-09:30 “Kamishibai visual theatre” – Marco Leone (Museum of Natural History of the Mediterranean, Livorno)

09:30-10:00 “Please continue – visual storytelling” – Jasmina Hlaj (Centre Geoss, Slovenia)

10:10-10:40 “Working with beehive panels” – Blanka Erjavec (Primary School of Litija, Slovenia)

10:40-11:10 ““Monuments”- Present a characteristic /favorite monument of my country.” – Athanasia Sklirou and Theodora Charalampopoulou (Museum of Greek Children’s Art)

11:20-11:50 “Movement /dance as an example of a cultural expression to help increase sensitivity and subsequently improves integration of the children from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds” – Tina Koščak (OŠ Gradec, Litija)

11:50-12:10 “Museum in the Classroom” – Andreja Žbogar Perakis (Primary School of Litija, Slovenia)

12:20-13:00 Reflective roundtable: Discussion and feedback (Tony Burner, University of South-Eastern Norway)

13:00 Lunch

14:30-16:00 Tour of the Museum

19:30 Conference dinner (not included in the registration)

For practical questions, please contact

Marco Leone:

Christian Carlsen: