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The International Federation for Theatre Research exists to promote collaboration and the exchange of information between individuals and organisations concerned with theatre research. To this end the Federation supports conferences and publications and assists its members in all such activities and projects.

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Translation Initiative for Theatre Research International

Posted: July 20, 2014 | By:

As part of its mission to support excellent scholarship on performance in all its global contexts, TRI will publish translations of recent significant and influential articles that originally appeared in languages other than English. To propose a translation, submit a précis of the article concerned, a note on its author’s scholarly standing, and a rationale arguing why the article deserves translation and publication and how that serves TRI's mission. The proposal will go through review and...

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Theatre Journal call for papers: "Possible Worlds"

Posted: July 18, 2014 | By:

Theatre Journal  Special Issue  “Possible Worlds”  Call for Papers  Recent critical attention to space and geography (for example, by proponents of site-specific performance) has helped articulate the detail of ‘location’ in theatre and performance. But there are numerous means of exploring space and place beyond those offered through conventional geography, as the Situationists International, among others, explored in past decades. Other significant spaces inclu...

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IFTR Bursary Awards: disbursements

Posted: July 18, 2014 | By:

ALL IFTR Bursaries will be paid out from the University of Warwick, University House Cash office, which is marked on conference maps. Each awardee will be informed via email of a precise collection time for their bursary. PLEASE BE PROMPT at the cash office or you will cause a delay and further queueing. It is your responsibility to see that you receive your bursary and comply with the time stipulated for that purpose. The process will probably take 15 or 20 mins. Please bring your passport and...

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CFP for New Online Journal

Posted: July 17, 2014 | By:

CALL FOR PAPERS Etudes (www.etudesonline.com) is a new online theatre and performance studies journal for emerging scholars, dedicated to the unique voice of the individual scholar.  In this, our first call for papers, we invite the submission of scholarly manuscripts, media, performance reviews, creative work, manifestos, etc. covering any range of topics within the theatre and performance studies realm.  We highly encourage works of performative writing and academic playf...

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2014 General Assembly Agenda and documents

Posted: July 16, 2014 | By:

  The 17th General Assembly of the IFTR will take place at the World Congress hosted by the University of Warwick, on Friday, 1 August 2014, 0900 – 1030 in the Butterworth Hall on the Warwick campus. The 2014 General Assembly Agenda and related documents are available for download on the IFTR website in the Organisation tab or by clicking here.   FIRT/IFTR 17th GENERAL ASSEMBLY  Friday, 1 August 2014, 9h – 10h30 Butterworth Hall, University of Warwick AGENDA   ...

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Theatre and Spectatorship - 24th Annual CDE Conference, Barcelona, 4-7 June 2015

Posted: July 15, 2014 | By:

The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE) is pleased to announce its 24th Annual Conference (4-7 June 2015). It is organized by the Contemporary British Theatre Barcelona research group, based in the Department of English and German at the University of Barcelona, and will be held as a residential conference at Residència Salesiana Martí-Codolar in Barcelona. The 2015 CDE conference addresses the ongoing debate on the activity of the spectator in relation to cont...

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Lecturer in Theatre Studies - with a specialism in international/intercultural theatre and performance, University of Glasgow

Posted: July 10, 2014 | By:

Lecturer in Theatre Studies - with a specialism in international/intercultural theatre and performanceUniversity of Glasgow - College of ArtsLocation: Glasgow Salary: £32,590 to £46,400 Level 7 to Level 8. Closes: 3rd August 2014 Job Ref: 008917  Salary: £32,590 – £36,661 (Grade 7) or £40,046 – £46,400 (Grade 8)Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer (Grade 7 or 8) in Theatre Studies with a specialism in intercultural/international theatre and performanc...

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Lecturer A in Theatre and Performance, Birkbeck College, University of London

Posted: July 2, 2014 | By:

Applications are invited for a full-time, open-ended Lectureship in Theatre and Performance in the Department of English and Humanities. You will be involved in our lively research community and will make a full contribution to the Department's international research profile. You will work with the Theatre Studies team to contribute to the delivery and extension of existing programmes at undergraduate, taught masters and research levels. You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to the deve...

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Call for Proposals: Disability/Culture: New Grounds. A Practice-Based Research Symposium. February 3rd to 6th 2015

Posted: June 27, 2014 | By:

UMInDS presents: Disability/Culture: New Grounds. A Practice-Based Research Symposium. February 3rd to 6th 2015 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Deadline for applications: August 1st 2014, notification: September 15th 2014. In our seventh practice-based research symposium at the University of Michigan, and as the Initiative on Disability Studies’ Spring Conference, we’ll investigate cultural practices around cognitive, emotional, sensory, and embodied differences that trouble an assum...

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Call for contributions, RiDE 20.3

Posted: June 19, 2014 | By:

Call for Contributions RiDE: the Journal of Applied Theatre & Performance 20th Anniversary Edition   20.3 Looking back and looking forward   Since 1996 RiDE has been a space for the exploration and analysis of all aspects of applied and social theatre and drama education. Over the course of twenty years much has changed within the subject areas, as have their boundaries.   On behalf of the Editorial Board, a small team has been tracing some of these shifting preoccup...

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