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New Article Out: Co-authored with C. Balme on “The Rockefeller Connection”

“The Rockefeller Connection: Visualizing theatrical networks in the Cultural Cold War“, in Comparatio,Vol. 12, 2, 2020, 127-144. In this co-authored article, Christopher Balme and I (both ERC project Developing Theatreat LMU Munich) examine how the Rockefeller Foundation funded theatrical initiatives in developing countries: the Philippines and Nigeria. Using visualization software, in this case the open source application Gephi, we…… Continue reading New Article Out: Co-authored with C. Balme on “The Rockefeller Connection”

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

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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”

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

Conferences / Symposia · Philanthropy · Theatre History · Transnational History

“Philanthropy, Development and the Arts” – Final Conference Programme (23-25 July)

The final programme of the conference Philanthropy, Development and the Arts: Histories and Theories is now online and can be accessed here. Monday, 23 July, 5pm – Wednesday, 25 July, 5:30pm Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung – Südliches Schlossrondell 23 –80638 Munich Keynote speakers: Monday, 23 July, 6pm: Volker Berghahn (Columbia University, New York City):…… Continue reading “Philanthropy, Development and the Arts” – Final Conference Programme (23-25 July)

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Forschungsfutter & Flanieren à Paris

  Wenn der schöne Trubel des Semesters abklingt und die vorlesungsfreie Zeit beginnt, tauchen wir Forscherinnen gerne in die Archive ab oder ziehen uns in unsere Schreibstuben zurück, um der Recherche und dem Schreiben Zeit und Raum zu geben.    Mit Hilfe eines Karl Ferdinand Werner-Fellowships am Deutschen Historischen Institut Paris werde ich mich im…… Continue reading Forschungsfutter & Flanieren à Paris

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)