Athens International Conference 2018
Theatre/Drama and Performing Arts in Education
Utopia or Necessity?

Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network (TENet-Gr) in the 20th anniversary of its foundation (1998-2018), in partnership with the International Drama/Theatre & Education Association (IDEA) and in collaboration with a number of academic, professional and artistic institutions in Greece and abroad, is organizing the 8th Athens International Conference on Theatre and Performing Arts in Education.

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Invited speakers - Paper contributors - Workshop facilitators

Baxter Veronica

Associate professor, Centre for Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Veronica Baxter is based at the Centre for Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies at the University of Cape Town. She researches applied theatre and drama in education, social justice and health. She organises the BA Honours, MA Drama and MA Applied Theatre programmes, and supervises PhD students in cognate areas. She serves on the advisory board of The Mothertongue Project and co-convened the academic programming of ASSITEJ/ITYARN ‘Cradle of Creativity’ World Congress in May 2017. Her most recent publications are Applied Theatre: Performing Health and Wellbeing. 2017 – co-written and edited with Katharine E. Low, and also co-written, ‘Occupational health and TB: a feasibility study of participatory theatre with South African healthcare workers’ in The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 21 (2). 2017.