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

Mamali Evgenia

Primary school teacher, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Primary Education, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

Evi Mamali, a graduate of the Department of Primary Education at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, works as a teacher for fourteen years in primary education. She earned a Master’s degree in Instruction and Curriculum Studies specializing in cultivating thinking through argumentative writing. She is a PhD student in the Democritus University of Thrace in the field of Theatre Pedagogy. She has published the following: “Exploring the concept of metamorphosis by connecting handicraft and theatre animation” and “From theatre animation to writing: Poetry as an experience and an emotional imprint in primary school”.
 She has attended the following seminars: a) the annual seminar in the Laboratory of Art and Speech in the Department of Primary Education of the University of Athens, b) the annual seminar of the “Θέατρο Ημέρας” [Theatro Imeras], c) the biennial seminar on drama in education of “Πόρτα” [Porta] theatre and d) the biennial seminar of Anima on theatre animation. The last three years she has attended the annual seminar of “ΠΑΥΣΙΣ” [Pafsis] Theatre Lab with Simos Papadopoulos along with other short-term physical theatre seminars. She has also attended seminars on automatic, creative and realistic fiction writing. Recently, she won a praise for her short fiction story “Tο Ασυναίσθημα” [To Asynaesthyma]. In the school she works she has ran programs on Motivating Children to Love Reading and has been responsible for Promoting Anti-bullying Culture.