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

Dakari Virginia

Dakari Virginia

Ph.D., postdoctoral researcher, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Vinia Dakari, PhD, is Postdoctoral Researcher at the School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Her research focuses on the critical turn in the cross-disciplinary field of the Medical Humanities with special emphasis on the aesthetics and reception of cancer-related performance in and beyond Greece. Her scholarly work has been presented in a number of international conferences and published in such academic journals as Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine, Critical Stages/Scènes Critiques, and GrammaJournal of Theory and Criticism, as well as edited collections. She is co-editor of #17 special topic issue (“Medicine and/in Theatre”) of Critical Stages/Scènes Critiques, the online journal of the International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC).She is also a member of the of the Center for Support, Education and Research in the Psychosocial Oncology Working Group of the Hellenic Cancer Society and Regional Representative of the UK-based Arts Health Early Career Research Network.