Newsletter 11/2019

Conferences / CfPs:

The International Association of Performing Languages will be having a conference in Gifu, Japan on February 8/9 2020. Call for papers is still open:

Call for Papers IDEA 2020, Beijing, China, 5-7 July 2020, pdf can be found here

Save the dates! 10th IDiERI (International Drama in Education Research Institute) conference 2021: Warwick, UK, 5th -12th July 2021

Save the date! 6th Drama in Education Days: 17th-18th July 2020, Pre-conference workshop: 16th July. Conference location: (still to be confirmed) Konstanz, Germany. Call for Papers


In German: Eine neue Doktorarbeit zu Drama und Grammatik ist jetzt online erschienen (open access): Georgina Dragovic: „Fremdsprachenunterricht (ent-)dramatisieren: Eine empirische Untersuchung zur Effizienz des dramapädagogischen Ansatzes im schulischen DaF-Unterricht mit speziellem Fokus auf Grammatik„:

New research article by Fiona Dalziel/Erika Piazzoli: “It comes from you”: Agency in adult asylum seekers’ language learning through Process Drama“ in: Language Learning in Higher Education – Journal of the European Confederation of Language Centres in Higher Education (CercleS): 18.07.2019 | DOI: (The publication is not open access, but maybe you can find it in your university library.)

Already from 2018 and not specifically about language teaching, but maybe interesting for those looking for empirical research in the area of theatre in teacher training (open access): Seppänen S. et al: „Theater Improvisation Promoting Interpersonal Confidence of Student Teachers: A Controlled Intervention Study.“ in The European Journal of Social & Behavioural Sciences, 24(1), 2770–2788.


Workshopserie für Studierende zum Thema „Transkultur Theater Ohne Grenzen“ (begrenzte Teilnehmerzahl) (Deutsch/francais)