Guest Lectures

In-house lectures at the International Research Center »Interweaving Performance Cultures«

Academic Year 2016/2017

  • Thursday, 20 July 2017, 2 p.m. 
    Nanako Nakajima: The Outside of Butoh is Inside of the Body: Ko Murobushi and the Process of Self-mummification
  • Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 10 a.m. 
    Arjun Appadurai: Indian Popular Cinema in the Making of a Decolonized Modernity
  • Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 10 a.m.
    Nora Amin: One-on-One Performance: Re-Defining Spectatorship
  • Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 10 a.m.
    Heiner Goebbels: A Talk about His Work
  • Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 10 a.m.
    Rossella Ferrari: A Presentation about Danny Yung's Nanjing Project

Academic Year 2015/2016

  • Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 10 a.m.
    Frank Wilderson: Grammar and Ghosts: Afro-Pessimism and the Perils of Performance
  • Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 10 a.m.
    Aram Kerovpyan: Director of AKN Introduces to Armenian Liturgical Chants and His Related Work at His Paris Research Center

Academic Year 2014/2015

  • Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 10 a.m.
    Berit Schuck: Thinking together. About coffee houses, public baths, street markets and a radio happening in Marrakech
  • Tuesday, 10 June 2015, 10 a.m.
    Anurima Banerji: The Impossibility of Classical Indian Dance
  • Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 10 a.m.
    Danny Yung: The work of the curator
  • Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 10 a.m.
    Ramin Etemadi Bozorg, Robabeh Sadr Eshkevari and Proshot Kalami: On their work in visual arts and performance
  • Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 10 a.m.
    Sandra Noeth: Violence of Inscriptions: On Dramaturgy as an artistic and political Practice
  • Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 10 a.m.
    Hasibe Kalkan: Post-migrant Theater: Ballhaus Naunynstrasse Under the Direction of Shermin Langhoff
  • Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 10 a.m.
    Erin Manning: 10 Propositions for Research Creation
  • Thursday, 16 October 2014, 11 a.m.
    Balakrishnan Ananthakrishnan: Bringing Root to the Surface: Debacle of a Movement in Indian Theatre
  • Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 10 a.m.
    Lectures 'On Dramaturgy'
    Khalid Amine: Contentious Dramaturgies of the Post Arab Spring
    Eero Epner: Theory is nice, practice is not. International coproductions in theatre

Academic Year 2013/2014

  • Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 10 a.m.
    Christine Bold: »Playing Indian« on the Transnational Vaudeville-Varieté Circuit, 1880s-1930s
  • Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 10 a.m.
    Samik Bandyopadhyay: How to write a history of contemporary Indian theater
  • Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 10 a.m.
    Frank Wilderson: The Black in the Cul-de-Sac: Afro-Pessimism as the Crisis of Critical Theory
  • Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 10 a.m.

    A conversation about Rosanna Raymond's Acti.VA.tion Soli I Tai – Soli I Uta (Tread on the Sea – Tread on the Land)
    With: Rosanna Raymond and Helen Gilbert, Dani Phillipson, Sergio Huarcaya, Rose Harriman (European Research Council project »Indigeneity in the Contemporary World«), Agnes Wegener, Nadine Ney, Hélène Tschopp (Humboldt Lab Dahlem), Markus Schindlbeck, Indra Lopez Velasco (Ethnologisches Museum Berlin), Christel Weiler and Torsten Jost
  • Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 10 a.m.

    Guy Cools: The Case Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui: The Non-Hierarchical Co-Existence of Dance-Cultures
  • Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 10 a.m.

    Nora Amin: Theatre's role and esthetics in times of political transformation in Egypt: A Journey To Survival
  • Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 10 a.m.

    Iggy Malmborg and Johannes Schmit / White on White: MAKING WHITENESS SPEAK – subversive affirmation as an artistic strategy
  • Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 10 a.m.

    Gabriele Klein: On the Work of Pina Bausch
  • Tuesday, 22 October 2013, 10 a.m.
    Director Matthias Warstat and Team: The Aesthetics of Applied Theatre

Academic Year 2012/2013

  • Tuesday, 25 June 2013, 10 a.m. 
    Ashish Khokhar: Indian Dance Archives and Innovations in a Global World
  • Tuesday, 11 June 2013, 10 a.m.
    Dea Loher: About "Thieves" and other Plays
  • Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 10 a.m.
    Richard Murphet: Writer-Directors: Crossing the two hemispheres
  • Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 10 a.m.
    Almut Shulamit Bruckstein: "Professional ID" in Tbilisi: Carte Blanche for Queer Curators TASWIR Projects in Collaboration with TRAM
  • Tuesday, 4 December 2012, 10 a.m.
    Sudhanva Deshpande: The Republic of Hurt Sentiments: Censorship and Identity Politics in India
  • Thursday, 27 September 2012, 11 a.m.
    Richard Gough: On Fire and Transformation
  • Wednesday, 12 September 2012, 10 a.m.
    Maya Krishna Rao: Performance in Practice

Academic Year 2011/2012

  • Thursday, 5 July 2012, 10 a.m.
    Kazuo Fujino and Anne Bergmann: Modernization and theatre-culture-system in Japan
  • Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 11 a.m.
    Yuko Kaseki: My Work with Theatre Thikwa
  • Wednesday, 1 February 2012, 11 p.m.
    Tim Ingold: Materials, Movements, Lines (lunch lecture)
  • Thursday, 8 December 2011, 10 a.m.
    Jaychandran Palazhy: About Work at the Attakalari Center
  • Thursday, 26 October 2011, 10 a.m.
    Govind Deshpande: Brecht in (some parts of) India

Academic Year 2010/2011

  • Thursday, 7 July 2011, 10 a.m.
    Stephen Barber: Visualising the Memory of Performance: Film-Documents of Hijikata Tatsumi's Butoh Experiments
  • Tuesday, 22 March 2011, 11 a.m.
    Stefan Lanz: Berlin–History of Migration
  • Tuesday, 8 February 2011, 10 a.m.
    James Harding: Interweaving as Collage Events
  • Tuesday, 1 February 2011
    Hasibe Kalkan Kocabay and Christel Weiler: Theatre and Migration
  • Monday, 25 January 2011, 11 a.m.
    Freddie Rokem: Encounters
  • Thursday, 9 December 2010, 11 a.m.
    Mitsuya Mori: Greek Tragedy on Japanese Stages

Academic Year 2009/2010

  • Thursday, 20 May 2010, 10 a.m.
    Ayat Najafi: Gendered Space
  • Friday, 17 December 2009, 3 p.m.
    Herbert Blau: Dark Energy: An Aesthetic of Irrelevance
    Brian Singleton: Performing Global Networks: Opening Nights
  • Tuesday, 10 November 2009, 10 a.m.
    Burkhard Schnepel: Cultural Performances and Heritage in the Age of Mass Tourism
  • Thursday, 29 October 2009
    Klaus-Peter Köpping and Khalid Amine: Rimini Protokoll's "Radio Muezzin"
  • Thursday, 22 October, 2009, 10 a.m.
    Gay McAuley: Politics of Interweaving in Australia

Academic Year 2008/2009

  • Friday, 26 June 2009, 3 p.m.
    Dipesh Chakrabarty: Subaltern Studies
  • Monday, 15 June 2009, 10 a.m.
    Nikolaus Wolcz: Primary Scenes of Interweaving Performance Cultures
  • Thursday, 28 May 2009, 10 a.m.
    Nikhil Chopra: From Sir Raja to Yog Raj
  • Wednesday, 18 February 2009, 10 a.m.
    Shintaro Fujii: Contemporary Dance in Japan
  • Thursday, 12 February 2009, 10 a.m.
    Andrew Hussey: The Spectacle of Post-European Paris

Public Lectures

Academic Year 2015/2016

  • Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 6 p.m.
    Dahlem Humanity Center, Berlin
    Anouar Majid: Re-Scripting Islam

Academic Year 2014/2015

Academic Year 2012/2013

  • Tuesday, 25 June 2013, 6 p.m.
    Institute for Theatre Studies, Berlin
    Christopher Balme: Theater als Kulturindustrie: Globale Perspektiven in einer reflexiven Moderne
  • Tuesday, 9 October 2012, 6 p.m.
    German Center of the International Theatre Institute, Berlin
    Zvika Serper: Crossing boundaries: Japanese Theatre and New Western Performance
  • Tuesday, 11 September 2012, 6 p.m.
    German Center of the International Theatre Institute, Berlin
    Rustom Bharucha in Dialogue with Sophia Steph: New Strategies of Intercultural Exchange in Theatre and Performance

Academic Year 2011/2012

  • Tuesday, 12 June 2012, 6 p.m.
    Dahlem Humanities Center, Freie Universität Berlin
    Rustom Bharucha: Performing 'Asia': The Affective Affinities of Rabindranath Tagore and Okakura Tenshin
  • Thursday, 26 October 2011, 6 p.m.
    Institute for Theater Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
    Sudhanva Deshpande: Theatre of the Streets

Academic Year 2010/2011

  • Wednesday, 8 June 2011, 6 p.m.
    Dahlem Humanities Center, Freie Universität Berlin
    William B. Worthen: The Play's the Thing? Remembering Theatre in the Age of Digital Reproduction
  • Wednesday, 11 May 2011, 4 p.m.
    Institute for Theater Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
    Khalid Amine: Public Performance and the Rhetoric of Change in MENA
  • Tuesday, 23 November 2010, 6 p.m.
    Dahlem Humanities Center, Freie Universität Berlin
    Khalid Amine: Postcolonialism: What next?

Academic Year 2009/2010

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2010, 3.30 p.m.
    Institute for Theater Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
    Daryl Chin: New York avant-garde of the 60’s
  • Wednesday, 5 May 2010, 6 p.m.
    Dahlem Humanities Center, Freie Universität Berlin
    Khalid Amine: The Interweaving Loop in Moroccan Theatre
  • Thursday, 19 November 2009, 3 p.m.
    Institute for Theater Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
    Daryl Chin: Three pitches
  • Sunday, 25 October 2009, 5 p.m.
    Tanzfabrik, Berlin
    Lina Saneh: The role of the performer in the 21st century

Academic Year 2008/2009

  • Friday, 19 June 2009, 6.30 p.m.
    In Transit Lectures, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
    Klaus-Peter Köpping: Bones of Contention: The cases of Truganini, the Hottentot Venus and Geronimo
  • Wednesday, 6 May 2009, 6 p.m.
    Institute for Theater Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
    Chetana Nagavajara: Unzeitgemäße Betrachtungen eines theaterliebenden Asiaten
  • Wednesday, 4 February 2009, 6 p.m.
    Institute for Theater Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
    Stanca Scholz-Cionca: Masken des Anderen: Avantgarden und Nô in Japan
  • Wednesday, 28 January 2009, 6 p.m.
    Institute for Theater Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
    Evelyn Schuler Zea: Umwege der Aneignung – Zu Übersetzungsritualen in Nordamazonien
  • Sunday, 25 January 2009, 6 p.m.
    Festival Politics of Ecstasy, HAU3, Berlin
    Klaus-Peter Köpping: Schamanismus: Ekstase als Erlebnis und Kult
  • Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 6 p.m.
    Institute for Theater Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
    Khalid Amine: The Interplay of Sameness and Difference in Arabic Performance Cultures
  • Wednesday, 19 November 2008, 6 p.m.
    Institute for Theater Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
    Klaus-Peter Köpping: "Inter-Faces." Masken/Gesichter als performative Zwischenräume kultureller Transformationen
  • Thursday, 13 November 2008, 7 p.m.
    Clubhaus der Freien Universität Berlin
    Klaus-Peter Köpping: Rätselhafte Besucher bei Pasolini und Mieke

Lecture Series

Academic Year 2013/2014

Lectures in cooperation with the IRC »Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History« [re:work], Humboldt Universität Berlin

Academic Year 2013/2014

  • Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 11 a.m.
    Giulia Palladini: The Free Time of the Nameless: Performance, Labor and Leisure in Times of Crisis
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