DiE Days 2017

The third annual Drama in Education Days will be held at Konstanz University of Applied Sciences. The conference focuses on best practice and research in the field of Drama and Theater in Education (DiE/TiE) specifically in second and foreign language teaching.
We welcome contributions from teachers, scholars, and performers working with drama and theater in language education at all levels (primary through to tertiary).

The conference aims to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and of teaching and research experiences.
Date: June 30th and July 1st 2017
Place: Konstanz University of Applied Sciences

Conference fee:  early bird rate until 15 May 60€, after that 65€
students: early bird rate until 15 May 30€, after that 35€
One day ticket: early bird rate until 15 May 30€,  after that 35€
students early bird rate until 15 May 20€, after that 25 €

Registration for the conference closes on 20 June. Should you wish to register for the conference, a day ticket or a workshop after 20 June please contact Stefanie Giebert directly to see if this is still possible.

Registration-Form_2017 (.doc)

Registration-Form_2017 (.pdf)

Please save your completed registration form to your computer and send it as an email attachment to: sgiebert@htwg-konstanz.de)

Location: Konstanz University of Applied Sciences (HTWG), campus map and list of hotels in Konstanz.

Conference schedule


17:30-19:30 pre-conference workshop
20:00 conference warming

8:30-9:30 registration
9:30-11:00 opening and keynote speech Adrian Haack: “‘Teachers as actors/performers/artists…or just themselves?!’ What drama in education can do for teacher training – without turning teachers into drama queens (and kings)”
11:00-11:30 coffee break
11:30-12:00 papers
12:00 – 13:30 lunch break
13:30-14:00 papers
14:00 – 15:00 workshops
15:00-15:30 coffee break
15:30-17:00 workshops
17:15-19:15 PhD forum
19:30  conference dinner (optional)

8:45-9:15 registration
9:15-10:45 workshops/papers
10:45-11:00 coffee break
11:00-12:30 keynote Prof. Dr. Christian Krekeler “DiE and assessment – can creativity be standardised?” and discussion forum
12:30- 14:00 lunch + working session DiE network
14:00-14:30 papers
14:35- 15:50 workshops
15:50-16:00 coffee break
16:00-16:30 plenary


Organisers: This annual conference is organised by Dr. Stefanie Giebert (Konstanz University of Applied Sciences) und MA Eva Göksel (Center for Oral Communication, University of Teacher Education Zug, Switzerland).
Note: In addition to best practice and research presentations, the conference will include keynote speeches, practical workshops and discussion forums.

Dr. Stefanie Giebert
Hochschule Konstanz
Alfred Wachtel Straße 8, 78462 Konstanz

MA Eva Göksel
Zentrum Mündlichkeit
Pädagogische Hochschule Zug
Zugerbergstrasse 3, CH-6301 Zug