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Elected SIBMAS President – Thank you & merci!

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!

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SIBMAS Conference, 7-10 June, 2022 – Warsaw, Poland

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

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“Change is a Constant.” Keynote address at Janapada Virtual Folklore Festival

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

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Global Disconnections: Performing Arts Collections in the Time of a Pandemic – online Symposium & Debate, 28 Oct, 2021

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

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Speaking of Masks… Gannat Online Conference, 16 Oct 2020

Last year, for the first time, a conference was held in the context of the Festival Cultures du Monde in Gannat, organized by Dr Vikrant Kishore and Etienne Rogier. The festival has existed for almost 50 years, but an accompanying conference had never been held before.In this peculiar year 2020, as everywhere else, strict health…… Continue reading Speaking of Masks… Gannat Online Conference, 16 Oct 2020

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)