Conferences / Symposia · Forschung · Global Theatre History · Literatur, Lyrik · Media History · Performance Studies · Theater international · Theatergeschichte · Theaterwissenschaft · Theatre History

Keynote «Mediating Cultural Meanders: Dance, Narration, Music», Gannat, France, 25-28 July, 2019

I feel honoured for having been invited as a keynote speaker of the conference Indigenous Languages, Traditional Music and Dance within an Intercultural Performance/ Langues autochtones, musiques et danses traditionelles au sein de performances interculturelles in Gannat (Auvergne, France). The conference, organized by Vikrant Kishore (Australia) and Etienne Rougier (France) takes place along with the…… Continue reading Keynote «Mediating Cultural Meanders: Dance, Narration, Music», Gannat, France, 25-28 July, 2019

Conferences / Symposia · Developing Theatre · Forschung · Global Theatre History · Theater international · Theatre Archives · Theatre History · Transnational History

IFTR 2019 in Shanghai – Talk on Severino Montano and his Arena Theatre in Manila

At this year’s annual conference of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) at the Shanghai Theatre Academy in Shanghai, China, I will be sharing a panel on the Rockefeller Foundation’s philanthropic initiatives in the field of theatre after 1950 together with Christopher Balme (LMU Munich), and Jan Creutzenberg (Seoul). In my talk “Far-Flung |…… Continue reading IFTR 2019 in Shanghai – Talk on Severino Montano and his Arena Theatre in Manila

Conferences / Symposia · Erinnerung · European Theatre · Forschung · Mode und Kostüm · Performance Studies · Tanz · Theater international · Theatergeschichte · Theaterwissenschaft · Theatre Archives

SIBMAS Meeting in Warschau – Konferenz 2.-5. Juni 2020

SIBMAS – das ist die Société Internationale des Bibliothèques et Musées des Arts du Spectacle, eine Gesellschaft, die es seit nurmehr 65 Jahren gibt. Ihre Mitglieder stammen aus 35 unterschiedlichen Ländern. Sie alle teilen  das professionelle Engagement und die Leidenschaft für die darstellenden Künste, Theater, Oper, Tanz, Musical, Puppenspiel, Kostüm, Maske, Bühnenbild, Performance und so…… Continue reading SIBMAS Meeting in Warschau – Konferenz 2.-5. Juni 2020

Conferences / Symposia · Developing Theatre · Global Theatre History · Performance Studies · Theater international · Theatergeschichte · Theaterwissenschaft · Theatre History

Theatre for Development: Historical & Institutional Perspectives– Conference in Pretoria, March 2020 – CfP

From 16-20 March 2020, our ERC funded project “Developing Theatre: Building Expert Networks for Theatre in Emerging Countries after 1945” at LMU Munich will be organizing an international conference in collaboration with Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria, South Africa on the topic Theatre for Development (TfD): Historical and Institutional Perspectives.  The thrust of the…… Continue reading Theatre for Development: Historical & Institutional Perspectives– Conference in Pretoria, March 2020 – CfP

Conferences / Symposia · European Theatre · Global Arts · Global Theatre History · Media History · Performance Studies · Theater international · Theatergeschichte · Theaterwissenschaft · Theatre Archives · Theatre History · Transnational History · Vortrag, Public Talk

Iste – Ille. Here and There. Keynote on Global Theatre History (Stockholm, 22-24 Nov, 2018)

The understanding of what is historic(al), how to write history and how to archive the past depends largely on the temporal and cultural setting of societies. Against the background of increasing globalization and transnational as well as transregional mobilities in contemporary times, the traditional eurocentric writing of theatre history, too, has become subject to revision…… Continue reading Iste – Ille. Here and There. Keynote on Global Theatre History (Stockholm, 22-24 Nov, 2018)

Conferences / Symposia · Philanthropy · Theatre History · Transnational History

“Philanthropy, Development and the Arts” – Final Conference Programme (23-25 July)

The final programme of the conference Philanthropy, Development and the Arts: Histories and Theories is now online and can be accessed here. Monday, 23 July, 5pm – Wednesday, 25 July, 5:30pm Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung – Südliches Schlossrondell 23 –80638 Munich Keynote speakers: Monday, 23 July, 6pm: Volker Berghahn (Columbia University, New York City):…… Continue reading “Philanthropy, Development and the Arts” – Final Conference Programme (23-25 July)

Conferences / Symposia · European Theatre · Global Theatre History · Theater international · Theatergeschichte · Theatre History · Transatlantic Cultural Exchange · Transnational History · Vortrag, Public Talk

Conference Talk: ”The show business has gone all to pieces”. 11 July, #IFTR 2018

At this year’s world congress of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) in Belgrade, Serbia (9-13 July, 2018),  I will give a talk about “”The show business has gone all to pieces” – Theatrescapes, Mobility and Stasis during World War I.  In The Birth of the Modern World. A global history 1780-1914 (2008) the British…… Continue reading Conference Talk: ”The show business has gone all to pieces”. 11 July, #IFTR 2018

Archiv · Conferences / Symposia · Vortrag, Public Talk

“InstArchive” – Vortrag zum Archivieren von Tanz im Rahmen des Symposiums “Housing the Temporary” (14.-16. Juni 2018)

  Was, wie und warum wissen wir über Tanz von gestern? Und wie gestalten wir, was künftige Generationen über den Tanz von heute wissen? Diesen Fragen gehe ich in meinem Vortrag “InstArchives. Momente des Tanzes für die Tanzgeschichte von morgen. Analoge und digitale Spuren”  im Rahmen des Symposiums “Housing the Temporary. Zugänge zur eigenen Geschichte”…… Continue reading “InstArchive” – Vortrag zum Archivieren von Tanz im Rahmen des Symposiums “Housing the Temporary” (14.-16. Juni 2018)

Bildtheorie · Conferences / Symposia · Global Arts · Kunstgeschichte · Media History · Photography · Theatergeschichte · Theatre Archives · visual arts · Visual Culture · Vortrag, Public Talk

SIBMAS Conference in Paris, Talk on Historical Images of the Audience

In the framework of this year’s conference of the Société internationale des bibliothèques, musées et archives des arts du spectacle (SIBMAS) in Paris, I talked about my work on visual arts and historical depictions and concepts of “the audience” in different cultural spheres. The talk was entitled Veo Veo* – in ‘5D’: Iconographies of Theatrical Audiences as…… Continue reading SIBMAS Conference in Paris, Talk on Historical Images of the Audience