Budapest (UN), February 2018 - The EDEN Annual Conference will be organised conjointly with Education and Media Conference (EMEM) Italia, in Genoa, Italy 17-20 June 2018. EMEM, the national "community of communities", integrates the scholarly approach with practice and hands-on experience. This year in Genoa, opening to the international world will be in focus.
EMEM will be present at the conference with its own track of reviewed submissions, joint workshops, and many experts, academics, and professionals joining the international EDEN community.
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