International Symposium »European Perspectives on Postmigrant Theatre«

8 October 2013, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Kunstquartier Bethanien
– Studio 1 –
Mariannenplatz 2, 10997 Berlin-Kreuzberg


10 – 10.15 a.m.


Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Erika Fischer-Lichte (Director, International Research Center "Interweaving Performance Cultures")

Dr. Thomas Engel (Director of ITI Germany)


Dr. Christel Weiler

Dr. Azadeh Sharifi

10.15 – 11 a.m.


Prof. Dr. Khalid Amine (Professor of Performance Studies, AEU, Morocco and President of ICPS): Performing the Hyphen: Exile and the Need to Reconstitute Borderlines

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Rani Kasapi (Arts and Culture Manager): Cultural Institutions in Times of Change

Omar Elerian (Associate Director, Bush Theatre London): CRASHING THE GATES. 5 Provocations on Contemporary British Theatre

1 – 2.30 p.m. Lunch break
2.30 – 4.30 p.m.

Maarten van Hinte  (Playwright, theater director, and cofounder MC Theater Amsterdam): From Tool to Product: A Post-Migrant Perspective on the Profound Paradigm Shift in the Arts and Cultural Policy of the Netherlands

Marianna Salzmann (Director of Studiobühne and author-in-residence at Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin): Political Writing and Questions of Representation in Post-Migrant Theater

4.30 – 5 p.m. Final Discussion with all panelists 

The public symposium is an initiative of the International Research Center "Interweaving Performance Cultures" in cooperation with the International Theatre Institute Berlin and mime centrum berlin.

Concept by Dr. Christel Weiler and Dr. Azadeh Sharifi.

Free admission.

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