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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

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)

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)

Transatlantic Cultural Exchange

Bayerische Amerika-Akademie

Heute erfuhr ich, dass ich als neues Mitglied in die Bayerische Amerika-Akademie im Amerika Haus München aufgenommen wurde. Ich freue mich sehr! Mein erster Kontakt mit dem Münchner Amerika-Haus war 2012 (mein zweites Jahr in München…) als ich dort eine Tagung zum Jahrhundertgedenken des Titanic-Unglücks 1912 ausrichten durfte (Titanic 1912: Global- und medienhistorische Echolote). Mein Interesse…… Continue reading Bayerische Amerika-Akademie