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Ankündigung: neues Buch

In Kürze erscheint meine jüngste Monographie Theater über Ozeane. Vermittler transatlantischen Austauschs (1890–1925) bei Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen. Aus dem Klappentext: “Sei es Artistik, Oper, Tanz, Schauspiel, Musical, Comedy oder Drama: die internationale Theaterszene im späten 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhundert wurde stark gesteuert durch die Profession des Vermittlers. Dieser Band betritt die infrastrukturellen »Hinterbühnen«…… Continue reading Ankündigung: neues Buch

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Conference Talk: ”The show business has gone all to pieces”. 11 July, #IFTR 2018

At this year’s world congress of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) in Belgrade, Serbia (9-13 July, 2018),  I will give a talk about “”The show business has gone all to pieces” – Theatrescapes, Mobility and Stasis during World War I.  In The Birth of the Modern World. A global history 1780-1914 (2008) the British…… Continue reading Conference Talk: ”The show business has gone all to pieces”. 11 July, #IFTR 2018

Transatlantic Cultural Exchange

Transatlantic Theatrical Traces

In the context of my research on transatlantic theatrical exchanges between 1900 and 1930 I conducted extensive research at the Shubert Archives  in New York City within the last few years (among other archives in North America and Europe) ( This beautiful archive, located underneath the roof of the Lyceum Theatre close to Times Square…… Continue reading Transatlantic Theatrical Traces

Conferences / Symposia

Theatrescapes – Conference Programme out now!

From 19-21 June, speakers from Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, New Zealand, Poland,  Portugal, UK, USA representing 10 disciplines shall discuss the intersection of media, migration and the creation of new translocal publics in the field of  theatre between 1850 and 1950. Papers shall address the following sub-topics: Theatre and global media (how did performers,…… Continue reading Theatrescapes – Conference Programme out now!