Radical Hope
«Youth, Theatre, Radical Hope and the Ethical Imaginary:
an Intercultural Investigation of Drama Pedagogy, Performance, and Civic Engagement»

An international research project
in collaboration with scholars, artists and schools
in Canada, Greece, the United Kingdom, India, and Taiwan.

Organisation institution: University of Toronto, Canada
Project coordinator:
Professor Kathleen Gallagher of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto,
Approved and Supported by
the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Research Ethics Board at the University of Toronto.
Duration: 4 years, September 2014-March 2018

The project Partners and local researchers

Canada: University of Toronto
Kathleen Gallagher, Professor University of Toronto
Andrew Kushnir Independent Artist in Toronto
plus graduate student research team.

UK: University of Warwick
Jonothan Neelands, Professor University of Warwick
Rachel King, University of Warwick

India: Prerna, School for Girls
Urvashi Sahni Founder & Director of Prerna, School for Girls, Lucknow India

Taiwan: National University of Tainan
Wan-Jung Wang Associate Professor

Greece: Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network
Nikos Govas Theatre Pedagogue
Myrto Pigkou-Repousi Theatre Pedagogue

Contacts in Greece: Nikos Govas govasn@gmail.com, Myrto Pigkou-Repousi myrtorepousi@hotmail.com