CONF: Ancient Greek Drama: contemporary approaches & education

Seen on Classicists (please send any responses to the folks mentioned in the quoted text, not to rogueclassicism!):

Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network, in collaboration with the European Network of Research and Documentation of Performances of Ancient Greek Drama (Arc-Net), Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Goethe Institute in Athens, Swedish Institute in Athens, The Embassy of Sweden, Department of Early Childhood Education-National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, the Embassy of Cyprus, the Dutch Institute in Athens, the Hellenic Centre of the International Theatre Institute, the Educational Television, the British Council in Greece, the Finnish Institute in Athens and other arts and educational organizations organizes international symposium entitled

«Ancient Greek Drama: contemporary approaches & education»

on the 26th-30th of March 2010 in Athens.

A number of prominent international researchers and theatre practitioners are taking part with lectures, discussions, practical workshops, and master classes.

The aim of the Symposium is to accommodate and foster dialogue concerning contemporary research and professional practice related to ancient drama and education (formal and non-formal).

It can be attended by teachers, artists, theatrologists, students of theatre and of education, and anyone who is interested in ancient Greek drama and education.


On Tuesday, 30 March 2010, two master classes will take place in Athens.

1. Michael Meschke, Emeritus Professor in Puppet Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden

2. Dr Maria Zannetou-Papacosta, drama/theatre educator, Primary School Principal, Cyprus

More information soon at

Symposium languages: Greek & English

Submission of applications begins: 1st of February 2010

Places are limited. (Strict) order of priority will be observed.

Registration fee includes attendance in Keynotes speeches, participation in Workshops, light lunch on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, coffee at breaks, programme, and symposium material.

info: symposium2010 AT , (Natasha Merkouri) nm_558 AT

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