See the events in the DANCING diary in this project timeline from when we started on1/9/20. View the project timeline at larger scale.


10 January

2nd PhD Researcher joins DANCING Team

15 December

Filming for DANCING Documentary Commences

15 December

2nd DANCING Focus Group

14 December

1st DANCING Focus Group

26 November

GIF launched: the aims of Project DANCING

2 November
20 October

Tender for Choreographer/ Dance Company Launched

See DANCING News for details.  Closing date has been extended to 10/12/21 at 12:00.

19 October

Research Assistant Vacancy Opens

See DANCING News page for details.  Closing date 2/11/21.

17 October

PhD Applications Close

7 October

Cartoon launched: First Year of Project DANCING By Norbert Croonenberg, Accessibility Design

View cartoon.
Cartoon showing the 5 members of the project team talking about what they have done so far. Please see separate link for full audio description.

23 September

Blog Post Published in Ideas In All: International Day of Sign Languages: Promoting Sign Languages and Deaf Culture as part of Human Diversity – author, Léa Urzel

16 July

SUBMISSION to Culture Ireland’s Consultation on Culture Ireland Strategy 2021–2025

29 June

Blog Post Published in I-CONnect ‘The Constitutionalisation of Sign language in Slovenia’ Author Neža Šubic

23 June

Interviews of DPOs start

12 May

James Kelly Subcontracted to Film the Documentary of the Project

7 April

SUBMISSION to the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth on the Consultation on the Draft Initial State Report under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

26 March

Applications for Funded PhD Opportunity Applications Open

Details on Diary>>News page:

Closing date is 30/4/21.

16 March

Webinar: An Introduction to the ERC Project “Protecting the Right to Culture of Persons with Disabilities and Enhancing Cultural Diversity through European Union Law – DANCING”

With presentations by Prof. Delia Ferri, Dr. Ann Leahy, Dr. Neža Šubic, Ms. Hilary Hooks and Dr. Damjan Tatic.

16 March

DANCING Project Website Launched

1 February

Léa Urzel joined the project as a PhD researcher.

11 January

Project Twitter was launched

11 January

SUBMISSION to the National Disability Authority (NDA) on future strategic focus for NDA over the 3 years 2022 to 2024

17 December

Blog Post Published in Ideas In All: The Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights: Some Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of the Charter – author, Neža Šubic

13 November

SUBMISSION to the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media on its Statement of Strategy for the three-year period from 2021 to 2023

6 November

Applications for PhD closed.

2 November

The team welcomed Neža Šubic to the project.

27 October

ERC_DANCING Project Twitter account registered @DancingErc.

6 October

Applications for first PhD opened. 

15 September

The team welcomed Ann Leahy to the project.

1 September

The Project started.

For more information about DANCING’s activities and for job openings related to DANCING, please contact hilary.hooks@mu.ie.