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Iste – Ille. Here and There. Keynote on Global Theatre History (Stockholm, 22-24 Nov, 2018)

The understanding of what is historic(al), how to write history and how to archive the past depends largely on the temporal and cultural setting of societies. Against the background of increasing globalization and transnational as well as transregional mobilities in contemporary times, the traditional eurocentric writing of theatre history, too, has become subject to revision…… Continue reading Iste – Ille. Here and There. Keynote on Global Theatre History (Stockholm, 22-24 Nov, 2018)

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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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new Publication out on “Circulation. Theatrical Mobility and its Professionalization” (Bloomsbury)

Edited by Tracy C. Davis and Christopher B. Balme, this new Cultural History of Theatre series offers an insightful survey from ancient times (500 BCE) to the present. The set of six volumes covers a span of 2,500 years, tracing the complexity of the interactions between theatre and culture. Jointly with japanologist Stanca Scholz-Cionca, I contributed…… Continue reading new Publication out on “Circulation. Theatrical Mobility and its Professionalization” (Bloomsbury)