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Deadline Approaching: IFTR Warwick Early-Bird Registration

Posted: April 23, 2014 | By:

Deadline Approaching: IFTR Warwick Early-Bird Registration This is a reminder that the IFTR Warwick 2014 Early Bird Registration Deadline is fast approaching. The discounted Early-Bird Registration rate expires on 30th April 2014. If you haven’t already registered for the conference, we recommend that you do so as soon as possible before the 30th April 2014. Accommodation Please take a look at the IFTR Warwick website for the range of accommodation available to delegates (http://iftr2014wa...

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Symposium: Thomas Ostermeier - Reinventing Directors' Theatre, London September 2014

Posted: April 23, 2014 | By:

Thomas Ostermeier: Reinventing Directors’ Theatre at the Schaubühne Berlin On the occasion of the performance of Ostermeier’s 2012 Schaubühne production of Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People (Ein Volksfeind) at the Barbican London (24-28 September 2014), we invite you to take part in An International Symposium presented by European Theatre Research Network (ETRN) / University of Kent, University of Essex,University of Birmingham; Université de Paris Sorbonne Nouvelle; Goethe-Instit...

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Registration Deadline: CDE Conference 2014

Posted: April 22, 2014 | By:

23rd Annual Conference of The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE) "Theatre and History: Cultural Transformations", 19-–22 June 2014, Hamburg Special Guest: Mark Ravenhill   EARLY REGISTRATION ENDS THIS FRIDAY (April 25) The 2014 CDE conference addresses versions and visions of history in contemporary English-language drama and theatre across the world. It aims to investigate the relations between theatre and history, to analyse different temporalit...

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Associate Professorship LMU Munich

Posted: April 21, 2014 | By:

LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITÄT MÜNCHEN   As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to medicine and the natural sciences.   The Fac...

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Associate Professorship LMU Munich

Posted: April 21, 2014 | By:

LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITÄT MÜNCHEN   As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to medicine and the natural sciences.   The Fac...

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CALL FOR REGISTRATION: THEATER, PERFORMANCE, PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE

Posted: April 15, 2014 | By:

CALL FOR REGISTRATION   THEATER, PERFORMANCE, PHILOSOPHY: Crossings and Transfers in Contemporary Anglo-American Thought June 26 – 28, 2014 Sorbonne University – Paris, France   We are pleased to announce that registration is now available on the TPP website! Click here http://tpp2014.com/en-us/registration/ to guarantee your place. Registration is completely FREE OF CHARGE to non-presenters but is REQUIRED for security reasons in order to be granted access to the Sorbonne...

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2014 General Assembly of FIRT/IFTR

Posted: April 14, 2014 | By:

The 2014 General Assembly of FIRT/IFTR will take place during the World Congress at Warwick, with the provisional timing being 1 August from 8.30 am to 10.15 am. Key items to be discussed will include revisions to the Federation's Constitution. The time and place will be confirmed in due course, at which point an agenda and documents will be made available via the Federation's website.

Call for Papers--"Blurring the Boundaries without Burning Bridges:" Italian Contemporary Performance, the Theatre of Emma Dante, and Beyond

Posted: April 9, 2014 | By:

Call for Papers “Blurring Boundaries without Burning Bridges:” Italian Contemporary Performance, the Theatre of Emma Dante and Beyond A Symposium The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Thursday, September 4th – Friday, September 5th, 2014 Twenty years ago, in Nomadic Subjects: Embodiment and Sexual Difference in Contemporary Feminist Theory (1994), Italian theorist and philosopher Rosi Braidotti re-envisioned “nomadism” as a means of thinking about female subjectivity thro...

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Summer Institute Cologne, July 2014 - Call for Participation, deadline extended!

Posted: April 8, 2014 | By:

[sic!] Summer Institute Cologne - Deadline extended! This summer school looks (especially) for PhD students interested in Theatre History, Art History, or Media Studies. The seminar on theatre history will be taught by Profs. Tracy C. Davis and Peter W. Marx. 2014's overall topic is "The Invisible". The new deadline is 15 April 2014. [sic!] offers a broad exchange of ideas with peers and international scholars and thereby offers new perspectives for the participant's own research. We inivite y...

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Performance in Public Spaces: Key Words

Posted: March 31, 2014 | By:

Hello everyone! As we move closer to our working group meeting at Warwick, I thought it will be a good idea to discuss/suggest key readings pertaining to the ideas we have come across on a regular basis during our research and discussions. We could also consider forming smaller groups of people depending on the topics of their presentations in July to facilitate a more comprehensive and productive feedback.  We have started a thread on the forum, please do contribute to it! Looking forwar...

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