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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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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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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