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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

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Working Paper “The Workshop. On the Genesis of a Global Form”

There is hardly any context of learning and further education, in which the format of the workshop would not be common. Whether in the private sector, in the arts, in the academia or in theatre: workshops are popular as a format and form of learning in limited time and space. From an intensive preoccupation with…… Continue reading Working Paper “The Workshop. On the Genesis of a Global Form”

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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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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)