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new book out: Theatre Across Oceans. Mediators of Transatlantic Exchange (1890-1925)

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)

Audio · Global Theatre History · Podcast · Theater international · Theatergeschichte · Theatre History · Zeitgeschichte

13 August 1961: And the Wall is built after all – Theatrescapes podcast episode on the Berlin Wall and its Impact on Theatre

Exactly sixty years ago, on 13 August 1961, the Berlin Wall was erected. It was not just any architectural structure, but was specifically intended to seal off the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from the western part of the city of Berlin and the surrounding areas. The Wall was 167.8 km long –a stone wall of ideological and political significance for…… Continue reading 13 August 1961: And the Wall is built after all – Theatrescapes podcast episode on the Berlin Wall and its Impact on Theatre

Forschung · Global Theatre History · Globalisierung · Kulturvergleich · Performance Studies · Theater international

Lernen und Forschen in Selbst-Reflexion. Ein Interview mit Sun Xiaoxue

Ocean Flower Performing Arts Centre (under construction, photo by Sun Xiaoxue) Für das Centre for Global Theatre History habe ich die chinesische Theatermanagerin und -forscherin Sun Xiaoxue interviewt. Sun arbeitet als Managing Director am Aufbau des Ocean Flower Island Performing Arts Centre und ist für die kommenden Monate DAAD-Stipendiatin, um an ihrer Studie über die deutsche…… Continue reading Lernen und Forschen in Selbst-Reflexion. Ein Interview mit Sun Xiaoxue

Audio · Forschung · Global Arts · Global Theatre History · Globalisierung · Theatre History · Transnational History · Wissenschaftskommunikation

Die Welt am Mikro für die Welt: Neuer Podcast “Theatrescapes” bringt globale Theatergeschichte nahe

  Theatrescapes. An new audio podcast on the Global Theatre Histories of Theatre by the Centre for Global Theatre Histories Das Centre for Global Theatre History, dessen Direktorin ich gemeinsam mit Christopher Balme bin, kommt mit einem neuen Format daher: Zum Juni 2021 launchen wir unseren Audio-Podcast:  Theatrescapes. Theatrescapes greift diejenigen Themen auf, die die Forscherinnen…… Continue reading Die Welt am Mikro für die Welt: Neuer Podcast “Theatrescapes” bringt globale Theatergeschichte nahe

Erinnerung · Forschung · Global Theatre History · Kunst · Kunstgeschichte · Mode und Kostüm · Performance Studies · Theater international · Theatergeschichte · Theaterwissenschaft · Theatre Archives · Theatre History · Wissenschaftsalltag · Wissenschaftskommunikation

Kulturgut bewahren muss sein – Die drohende Schließung der Theater-Sammlung des V&A ist ein fatales Signal

Theater und Kultur-Einrichtungen leben und schulen Offenheit und dürfen nicht geschlossen werden. (aktuelles Plakat der Schauburg, München) Theater muss sein, Kunst muss sein, Kultur muss sein. Das vergangene Jahr hat den gesamten kulturellen Sektor international gebeutelt, malträtiert und “herausgefordert”, wie man Neudeutsch im zynischen Euphemismus unserer Leistungsgesellschaft so sagt. Wenn Geschäfte schließen, ist das tragisch,…… Continue reading Kulturgut bewahren muss sein – Die drohende Schließung der Theater-Sammlung des V&A ist ein fatales Signal

Developing Theatre · European Theatre · Forschung · Global Arts · Global Theatre History · Performance Studies · Philanthropy · Publication · Publikationen · Theater international · Theatergeschichte · Theaterwissenschaft · Theatre History · Transnational History

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

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 · 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

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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