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

Metinnam İhsan

Metinnam İhsan

Research assistant, Faculty of Education, Trakya University, Turkey

Dr. İhsan Metinnam graduated from Ankara University, Institute of Educational Sciences, Creative Drama Graduate Program in 2011. He completed his Ph.D. at Fine Arts Education Department of Ankara University, Institute of Educational Sciences in 2017. He is currently working on Brian Way’s approach to creative drama, the relationship between social theory and creative drama, social justice, the transformative, emancipatory social contexts of creative drama. From 2013 to 2017, he worked on the boards of the Contemporary Drama Association and IDEA (International Drama Theatre and Education Association). In addition, he represented Turkey as the workshop leader in the European Drama Encounters (EDERED) in Switzerland in 2015. He works as a research assistant (Ph.D.) at Trakya University Faculty of Education at the Department of Primary Education.