Published Articles

Christopher Balme:

Balme, Christopher:„Theatrical Institutions in Motion: Developing Theatre in the Postcolonial Era.“ Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism 31, no. 2 (2017): 125-140. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/663575

Gautam Chakrabarti:

Chakrabarti, Gautam: „‘The Empire Floats Back’: Ariane Mnouchkine, her L’Indiade and the Nāṭyaśāstra.“ Cracow Indological Studies, Vol. XX, No. 1 (2018), pp. 31–68.

Chakrabarti, Gautam: „From Moscow with Love: Soviet Cultural Politics across India in the Cold War,” Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies, 20:02, Special Issue, ed. Louise Bethlehem, Lindelwa Dalamba & al (Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Taylor & Francis, 2019), 239-57.

http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/17533171.2019.1579475.

Judith Rottenburg:

Rottenburg, Judith: „Younousse Seye: le devenir d’une artiste panafricaine dans le Sénégal de l’après-indépendance.“ Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions magazine (2018).

URL: https://awarewomenartists.com/en/magazine/younousse-seye-le-devenir-dune-artiste-panafricaine-dans-le-senegal-de-lapres-independance/. 

Ziad Adwan:

Adwan, Ziad: „The Opera House in Damascus and the ‘State of Exception’ in Syria.“ New Theatre Quarterly 32, no. 3, (2016) 231-243. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/new-theatre-quarterly/article/opera-house-in-damascus-and-the-state-of-exception-in-syria/1F51F0391460293C75FE3394918FAD88

Adwan, Ziad: „The Local Otherness: Theatre Houses in the United Arab Emirates.“ Arab Stages 2, no.2 (Spring 2016). https://arabstages.org/2016/04/the-local-otherness-theatre-houses-in-the-united-arab-emirates/

Adwan, Ziad: „Imaginary Theatre Professionalising Theatre in the Levant 1940-1990″, The Journal of Global Theatre History, 3, 1 (2019), 19-37.

Papers

Christopher Balme:

27.5.2016 “Theatrical institutions in motion: Building Expert Networks for Theatre in Emerging Countries after 1945”. Keynote: „Theater and Mobility“ conference, Universität Eichstätt.

19.1.2017 “Developing Theatre: Building Expert Networks for Theatre in Emerging Countries after 1945”. Invited lecture Universität Heidelberg.

21.2. 1917 “Theatrical institutions in motion: developing theatre in the postcolonial era.” Research colloquium, Royal School of Speech and Drama, London. Published in: (https://muse.jhu.edu/article/663575).
12.7.2017 “Theatrical modernism for the world: theatrical epistemic communities 1920-1960.” IFTR conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

22.6.2018 “Theatrical epistemic communities: Expert networks and Postcolonial Theatre 1945-1975”. Paper presented at the international conference “Dynamics of Interweaving Performance Cultures”, June 21-24, Academy of Arts, Berlin.

23.7.2018 “The Rockefeller Foundation and the rise of theatre studies in Nigeria”. ERC Conference “Philanthropy, Development, and the Arts. Histories and Theories”, Carl-Friedrich von Siemens-Stiftung 23-25 July, 2018. To be published in the Journal for Global Theatre History 2 (2019).

“Theatre-Historiographical Patterns in the Global South 1950-1990: Transnational and Institutional Perspectives.” To be published in Routledge Handbook to Theatre and Performance Historiography, ed. Tracy C. Davis and Peter Marx. London: Routledge, 2020 (currently under revision).

Gautam Chakrabati:

April 2017 “From Moscow with Love: Soviet Cultural Politics across India in the Cold War,” University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. Published in (doi.org/10.1080/17533171.2019.1579475).

12.7.2017 “’The red bear has awoken!’: Soviet engagement with Indian theatre artists in the Cold War.” IFTR conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

9.7.2018 “A Month in India: Boris Babochkin’s Theatrical Passage to the Subcontinent,” World Congress of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR, July 9-13 July, 2018) at the University of Arts, Belgrade.

Nic Leonhardt:

27.5.2017 “Developing Theatre: Building Expert Networks for Theatre in Emerging Countries after 1945”, conference paper, “How to change World,” Center for the History of Global Development, University of Shanghai, 26-28 May, 2017.

12.7.2017 “Multiple theatricalities and the philanthropic agenda of stabilizing cultural geographies after 1945” IFTR conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

25.7.2018 „Grants in Aid for Theatre in the 1950s: Severino Montano’s Initiatives at the
Philippine Normal College, Manila“, ERC Conference “Philanthropy, Development, and the Arts. Histories and Theories”, Carl-Friedrich von Siemens-Stiftung 23-25 July, 2018. To be published in the Journal for Global Theatre History 2 (2019).

Rashna Nicholson:

6.6.2018 “The Impact of Foreign Funding on Theatre”, Theatre Studies Research Colloquium, LMU Munich.

25.7.2018 “On the (Im)Possibilities of a Free Theatre”, ERC Conference “Philanthropy, Development, and the Arts. Histories and Theories”, Carl-Friedrich von Siemens-Stiftung 23-25 July, 2018.

Judith Rottenburg:

15.5.2019 „Un art nouveau pour une nation nouvelle“. Nation building und globale Zirkulation in der Kunst des unabhängigen Senegal. Kunsthistorisches Seminar, Basel.

Rebecca Sturm:

10.7.2018 „The ITI and the globalization of theatre in the Cold War“, World Congress of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR, July 9th- 13th July, 2018) at the University of Arts, Belgrade.

Working Papers

Christopher Balme,  Nic Leonhardt: The Workshop. On the Genesis of a Global Form, Paper No. 1/2019.

Blog

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Media

Indian Theatre Artists and the Cold War

The ERC Workshop „Between ‘East’ and ‘West’: Indian Theatre Artists and the Cold War“ has taken place on 29-30 September, 2017 in India International Centre (IIC).

You can also watch the video below. With the kind permission of Mr K. V. Akshara, NINASAM, Heggodu; Akshara Prakashana.