On Friday, 19 August 2022, 10am (local time), I will give a talk on “Theatre Across Oceans, or: How to Write a Shared History of Theatre at the Turn of the 20th Century”. The lecture is on invitation of the Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Ghana. I will speak about my recent…… Continue reading Theatre Across Oceans, or: How to write a Shared History of Theatre – Public Talk at the University of Ghana, 19 August, 2022
"Nur in Momenten des Flows bin ich nicht wachsam."
Watch the recording of the presidents’ welcome address by clicking on the image. I am very happy and grateful to announce that I have been elected president of SIBMAS, the International Association of Libraries, Museums, Archives and Documentation Centres of the Performing Arts, at the 33rd SIBMAS conference in Warsaw, Poland. SIBMAS is a UNESCO…… Continue reading Elected SIBMAS President – Thank you & merci!
I am very pleased to finally announce that the long planned conference of SIBMAS in collaboration with the Instytut Teatralny in Warsaw, Poland, will take place from 7-10 June, 2022 in a ‘hybrid’ format. In the name of SIBMAS, the International Association of Libraries, Museums, Archives and Documentation Centresof the Performing Arts, I would like to cordially invite everyone who is…… Continue reading SIBMAS Conference, 7-10 June, 2022 – Warsaw, Poland
Maus und Dom. Ikonen der Stadt Köln / Mouse and Cathedral. Cologne’s Icons. Seit dem 1. Januar 2022 habe ich meine wissenschaftliche Wirkstätten um die Universität zu Köln erweitert. Dort führe ich am Institut für Medienkultur und Theater meine Forschungen fort, vor allem mit den Beständen der wunderbar reichen Theaterwissenschaftlichen Sammlung im Schloss Porz-Wahn. Ich…… Continue reading Neue Wirkstätte ab 1. Januar 2022 / New Place of Work since 1 Januar, 2022: Uni Köln
Keynote address at the Janapada virtual International Folklore Festival, 4 Dec, 2021. The festival has been recorded. The paper can be downloaded here: Nic Leonhardt _Keynote Change is a Constant_Janapada Virtual Festival_4 Dec 2021Herunterladen
Monday, November 29- 3pm (Brazil), 7pm (Germany) Rio de Janeiro – via Zoom Sign up in advance at: https://tinyurl.com/TheatreAcrossOceans* The lecture will be held via Zoom in English, and will have consecutive translation.
In conjunction with the Polish Theatre Institute, SIBMAS (the international network of cultural heritage in the performing arts) is organizing a short online symposium on Thursday, 28 October 2021, at 3 pm (CEST) on the theme of “Global Disconnections: Performing Arts Collections in the Time of a Pandemic” International curators, archivists and researchers in the…… Continue reading Global Disconnections: Performing Arts Collections in the Time of a Pandemic – online Symposium & Debate, 28 Oct, 2021
I am delighted to announce that my latest monograph, Theatre Across Oceans. Mediators of Transatlantic Exchange (1890-25) was just published with Palgrave Macmillan. The book allows the reader to enter and understand the infrastructural ‘backstage area’ of global cultural mobility during the years between 1890 and 1925. Located within the research fields of global history…… Continue reading new book out: Theatre Across Oceans. Mediators of Transatlantic Exchange (1890-1925)