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GTH Journal (2, 2019) out now – Focus on Philanthropy and Developing Theatre

The second issue 2019 of the Journal of Global Theatre History is now available online. It is dedicated to the theme Developing Theatre and Philanthropy and gathers contributions from Christopher Balme, Jan Creutzenberg and myself. All three articles address case studies of promoting theatre practice and education through the Rockefeller Foundation in the 1950s and…… Continue reading GTH Journal (2, 2019) out now – Focus on Philanthropy and Developing Theatre

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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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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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Online Journal of Global Theatre History – Latest Issue Focuses on Brazil, Japan, and The Levant

  Brazil, Japan, Syria: The latest issue of the Journal of Global Theatre History takes its readers to different corners of the world, their theatre cultures and transnational exchanges about eras and genres. The chapters explore central facets of global theatre history and theatre in a global context: the influence of Western aesthetics and aspects…… Continue reading Online Journal of Global Theatre History – Latest Issue Focuses on Brazil, Japan, and The Levant

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New chapter out on Global Theatre History (in Middell (Ed.): Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies)

The Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies was published just in time for the end of the year. In a chapter of this handbook edited by German historian Matthias Middell, I describe the approaches and methodological challenges of Global Theatre History. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Forrest Kilimnik (Leipzig Centre for Area Studies),…… Continue reading New chapter out on Global Theatre History (in Middell (Ed.): Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies)

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Neuer Termin! Theater über Ozeane – Vortrag mit Book Launch am 6. Februar 2019, IBZ München

Der für den 12. Dezember 2018 angesetzte Vortrag mit Book Launch musste wegen eines Trauerfalls in meiner Familie leider ausfallen. Der neue Termin ist 6. Februar 2019, 18:30h Internationales Begegnungszentrum  Amalienstraße 38, 80799 München Mittwoch, 6. Februar 2019, 18 Uhr 30. Um Anmeldung beim IBZ wird gebeten per e-mail an ibz-club@ibz-muenchen.de oder telefonisch 089 28 66…… Continue reading Neuer Termin! Theater über Ozeane – Vortrag mit Book Launch am 6. Februar 2019, IBZ München