Russian Federation

UNESCO Chair in Theatre Enhancing Education and Cultural Understanding (696), established in 2005 at the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS), (Russian Federation).

Fields/Disciplines

Theatre enhancing education.

Objectives

The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in theatre enhancing education.   It will build capacity to improve quality and coverage of education through the use of theatre arts to:

  • harmonize education among different social, ethnic, religious and other groups in order to develop tolerance and mutual understanding among them and
  • provide opportunities to work out theoretical bases and practical activities to develop a system of artistic education based on ideas of tolerance and access for all.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the Academy and other higher institutions in other regions of the world.

Host Institution

  • Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS). Web site

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, Culture, UNESCO Office in Moscow.

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Contact

Mr Andrey Yastrebov, Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS)
Co-Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair in Theatre Enhancing Education and Cultural Understanding
Work Phone - 7 (495) 299 76 30/299 71 26
Fax - 7 (495) 299 71 26
Street - Malaya Dmitrovka st.8, bld.4
City - Moscow
Postal Code - 127006
Country - Russian Federation
Website

Prof. Alexandr Fyodorov, Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS)
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Theatre Enhancing Education and Cultural Understanding
E-Mail address - mtya-home(at)alerlan.ru
Work Phone - 7 (495) 299 76 30/299 71 26
Fax - 7 (495) 299 71 26
Street - Malaya Dmitrovka st.8, bld.4
City - Moscow
Postal Code - 127006
Country - Russian Federation