Keynote Speakers

Prof. Dr. Fernando Hernandez-Hernandez
University of Barcelona, Spain
Fernando Hernández-Hernández is a full professor in the Unit of Cultural Pedagogies in the Fine Arts Faculty at the University of Barcelona and the director of a master’s program (Visual Arts and Education: A Construction- ist Perspective) and a doctoral program (Arts and Education). He is also a member of the Quality Research Group ESBRINA (Contemporary Subjectivi- ties, Visualities and Educational Environments) and of REUNI+D (University Network for Educational Research and Innovation). He is the coordinator of INDAGA-T (Teacher Innovation Group to Promote Inquiry-Based Learning). His areas of interest are nomadic learning processes, the post-qualitative and new materialism approaches (linked with arts-based-research), social transformation movements, and art education displacements.

Prof. Dr. İnci San
Retired Professor of Ankara University and Honorary President of SEDER

In 1974 she has a doctoral thesis entitled "Artistic Creation and Creativity in Children". Between 1977-1978, she studied art education in Stuttgart and she found a chance to examine “Stutgard Waldorf Pedagogy”. In 1981, she received the associate professorship with the work of "Art Education Theories". Then, she was promoted to full professorship in 1988. From 1978 to 1979, she was one of the members of various instituitions’ advisory and editorial boards. From 1982 until her retirement, she was the Chair of the Department of Fine Arts Education in Faculty of Educational Sciences at Ankara University. İnci San, who has a large number of articles in the field of art education, has been retired since 2000. Now, she is serving as the honorary president of the Association of Art Educators (SEDER).

Asst. Prof. Emre Zeytinoğlu
Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
Ceramic artist, academician and writer. In 1980, he graduated from the Ceramic Department at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. He has opened exhibitions since 1986, and  he has been also writing articles on the topic of art since 1988. He taught art at Marmara University, Anadolu University, Kadir Has University, Yeditepe University, and Işık University.