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CFP: Music Theatre WG IFTR Conference 2015, Hyderabad India

Posted: December 6, 2014 | By:

CALL FOR PAPERS MUSIC THEATRE WORKING GROUP IFTR 2015, Hyderabad, India 5 - 10 July, 2015 http://www.iftr2015hyd.in/ THE IFTR MUSIC THEATRE WORKING GROUP The Music Theatre Working Group is concerned with a broad range of methodological and theoretical perspectives on all kinds of music theatre, from opera and popular forms (such as Broadway musicals), and contemporary experiments with new forms of music theatre, to issues of sound and musicality in theatre and performance. IFTR CONFERENCE 20...

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IFTR Election 2014 ballot closes 14 December

Posted: December 3, 2014 | By:

  The ballot for the 2014 IFTR Election is open from 14 November 2014 until 14 December 2014. The ballot was pushed back from the dates stated in earlier correspondence. Please note that only registered members of IFTR may vote in the ballot. To access the ballot simply log in to the IFTR website with the username and password you were issued when you registered your membership and thereafter you will see the 'Election 2014' tab on the main menu to the right of the 'Help' tab. ...

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CFP: Theatre Architecture Working Group FIRT/IFTR 2015 University of Hyderabad, India

Posted: December 3, 2014 | By:

Call for Papers Theatre Architecture Working Group FIRT/IFTR 2015, Hyderabad, India 5 - 10 July, 2015 http://www.iftr2015hyd.in/   Deadline for Proposals: 31 January 2015 Deadline for bursary application: 15 December 2014   The Theatre Architecture Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research (FIRT/IFTR) invites paper proposals for our forthcoming Working Group meeting at the IFTR conference in Hyderabad, India, in July 2015. The aim of the group is to...

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CFP: Popular Reactions and State Responses to the One Hundred Days

Posted: December 3, 2014 | By:

Popular Reactions and State Responses to the One Hundred Days Tuesday 7 July 2015, University of Warwick Sponsored by the European History Research Centre and the AHRC-funded project ‘French Theatre of the Napoleonic Era’ at the University of Warwick.   When Napoleon escaped from Elba and landed in France in February 1815, he did so by presenting himself not as an autocrat, but as a popular hero: one who could, as Balzac later put it, ‘gain an empire simply by showing his hat! ...

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Call For Papers: Borderlines: a special peer review publication

Posted: December 2, 2014 | By:

we seek to publish a book-length academic publication surveying artistic and conceptual practices of mapping. Among the topics we would like to explore are such matters as: how maps (visual or sonic) signify our imagination of a place; how borderlines define boundaries between the real and the virtual; how maps engage structures of knowledge; and whether cartography may fail to represent the full array of sensual dimensions that we experience in a place. We invite imaginative original essays o...

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CFP: Performance & Disability Working Group FIRT/IFTR 2015, University of Hyderabad, India

Posted: November 29, 2014 | By:

CALL FOR PAPERS:Performance & Disability Working GroupFIRT/IFTR 2015, University of Hyderabad, India5-10 July 2015 Deadline for proposals: 31 January 2015 The Performance and Disability Working Group of the International Federation of Theatre Research is soliciting paper proposals for our Working Group from any area of performance studies that intersects with disability studies. We welcome perspectives from practice, history or theory in any field or discipline. The goal of this group...

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Shared Practice: Call for Public Talks, Projects and Screenings

Posted: November 28, 2014 | By:

  The Theatre Architecture Working Group of the International Federation of Theatre Research (IFTR) invites proposals for a public curated event, which will be part of the upcoming 13th edition of the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space (18 - 28 June, 2015).   Shared Practice   Deadline for Proposals: 30 January 2015 / Public Event: 26 June 2015 While disciplinary formations remain important, reflecting different genealogies of practice, training, profes...

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Call for Presentations PSi 2015 TOHOKU. 28 August – 1 September 2015 / Aomori, Japan

Posted: November 27, 2014 | By:

Tohoku is a “fluid” site. It is the northern region of Japan, which lies between the Sea of Japan and the Pacic Ocean. It is also a site of pilgrimages to Mt. Osore, which is located on a far North Eastern peninsula and known as a place of passage between life and death. Our event focuses on this “between states” of crisis and passage. Among the questions we wish to address are: What is the relationship of specic geographies to the identity of a nation? How do certain regions become...

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Call for Papers Memory and Theatre: performing the Archive. An International Conference. Tangier/Tetouan, Morocco: 2, 3, 4, 5 May, 2015

Posted: November 26, 2014 | By:

Call for Papers Memory and Theatre: performing the Archive An International Conference TANGIER/TETOUAN, MOROCCO 2, 3, 4, 5 MAY 2015   Current performance practice and research are caught in an ambiguous compromise comparable to what Jacques Derrida has evocatively termed ‘archive fever’. Archival revivals — from the digitization of performance, to re-enactments of past traumas and art works, to the staging of interventions into existing archives — place the discourses of prese...

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IFTR Election 2014 ballot open until 14 December

Posted: November 26, 2014 | By:

The ballot for the 2014 IFTR Election is open from 14 November 2014 until 14 December 2014.  Please note that only registered members of IFTR may vote in the ballot. To access the ballot simply log in to the IFTR website with the username and password you were issued when you registered your membership and thereafter you will see the 'Election 2014' tab on the main menu to the right of the 'Help' tab. If you have forgotten your password then click the Membership tab on the main...

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