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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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Public Talk on Theatre Across Oceans @ Uni Rio, Rio de Janeiro (via zoom)

Monday, November 29- 3pm (Brazil), 7pm (Germany) Rio de Janeiro – via Zoom Sign up in advance at: https://tinyurl.com/TheatreAcrossOceans* The lecture will be held via Zoom in English, and will have consecutive translation.

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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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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

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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

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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

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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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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