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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

Conferences / Symposia · Developing Theatre · European Theatre · Forscher-Freuden · Performance Studies · Theatergeschichte · Theaterzauber · Theatre History · Transnational History

EASTAP – Neue Assoziation für Dialog und Forschung über Theater in Europa

Ich kann mich noch sehr gut an diesen einen Sommerabend erinnern, als wir anlässlich der Jahrestagung der International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) 2016 in Stockholm unter Kollegen in der U-Bahn darüber sprachen, dass Europa eine so reiche Theaterszene und -geschichte aufweist, wir aber in der gemeinsamen Erforschung und hinsichtlich des Austauschs europäischer theaterwissenschaftlicher Kompetenz…… Continue reading EASTAP – Neue Assoziation für Dialog und Forschung über Theater in Europa

Conferences / Symposia · Digital Culture · Digital Humanities · Theater international · Theatergeschichte · Theaterwissenschaft · Theatre Archives · Theatre History · Transnational History · Vortrag, Public Talk

Talk @ Symposium: “European Performing Arts Dataverse” , CREATE Amsterdam, 9-10 Nov, 2017

From 9-10 November, the CREATE research programme, University of Amsterdam, holds a workshop on “European Performing Arts Dataverse”, jointly with the Flemish Scientific Research Community “Cultures of Spectacle”. The workshop seeks to “to assess the feasibility of creating an international framework and data model that would allow for harmonisation of different European datasets on performing arts, in…… Continue reading Talk @ Symposium: “European Performing Arts Dataverse” , CREATE Amsterdam, 9-10 Nov, 2017

Conferences / Symposia · Developing Theatre · Philanthropy · Theatre History · Transnational History

Call for Papers: “Philanthropy, Development, and the Arts” (23-25 July, 2018)

From 23-25 July, 2018, our ERC funded project Developing Theatre will be hosting its first international conference with a special focus on Philanthropy, Development and the Arts: Histories and Theories. At the conference, we seek to interrogate the impact of philanthropy on the field of arts – visual arts, theatre, music, dance, opera, drama education, etc. –  between the 19th…… Continue reading Call for Papers: “Philanthropy, Development, and the Arts” (23-25 July, 2018)

Conferences / Symposia · Developing Theatre · Global Arts · Theatergeschichte · Theaterwissenschaft · Theatre History

Indian Theatre Artists in the Cold War. ERC Workshop @ India International Centre

I love traveling to India. There is always more than one reason to go there. One very good reason to book yet another flight to New Delhi is the very first workshop of our ERC research project Developing Theatre. The workshop is taking place at the beautiful India International Centre , from 29-30 September, 2017, and gathers…… Continue reading Indian Theatre Artists in the Cold War. ERC Workshop @ India International Centre

Conferences / Symposia · Digital Humanities · Publication

“Performing the Archive” Bericht zur Tagung in Galway

Vom 22. bis 24 Juli fand an der National University of Ireland (NUI) in Galway die internationale Konferenz “Performing the Archive”  statt. Initiiert wurde sie von Barry Houlihan, Ciara Conway, Charlotte McIvor, Ian Walsh (alle NUI Galway), die auch bei der Realisierung des erst kürzlich gelaunchten Abbey Theatre Digital Archive mitwirkten. Auf dem Blog des…… Continue reading “Performing the Archive” Bericht zur Tagung in Galway

Conferences / Symposia · Digital Humanities

IFTR Conference in Hyderabad 2015. CfP Working Group ‘DH in Theatre and Performance’

The Working Group Digital Humanities in Theatre and Performance of the International Federation for Theatre Research (http://www.firt-iftr.org/) that I am convening jointly with Frank Hildy (University of Maryland) is soliciting papers for the upcoming conference in Hyderabad ( http://www.iftr2015hyd.in/) that will represent the full range of experience IFTR members have with Digital Humanities in Theatre and…… Continue reading IFTR Conference in Hyderabad 2015. CfP Working Group ‘DH in Theatre and Performance’

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Theatrescapes – Conference Programme out now!

From 19-21 June, speakers from Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, New Zealand, Poland,  Portugal, UK, USA representing 10 disciplines shall discuss the intersection of media, migration and the creation of new translocal publics in the field of  theatre between 1850 and 1950. Papers shall address the following sub-topics: Theatre and global media (how did performers,…… Continue reading Theatrescapes – Conference Programme out now!