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Dr. Radka Kunderová

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Marie Curie-Sklodowska Fellow, Research Project: "Theatre ReDefined"

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12165 Berlin
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Vita

  • 2019 – 2021 – principal investigator of the EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowship project “Redefining the Agency: Post-1989 Crises of Czech and Former East German Theatre”, Institute for Theatre Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • 2018 – 2019 – researcher at the Department of Theatre Studies, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
  • December 2018 – February 2019 DAAD fellowship at the Institute for Theatre Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • 2018 – researcher at the Department of Czech Theatre Studies, Arts and Theatre Institute, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2016 – 2017 – director of the Institute for Theatre Research at the JAMU Theatre Faculty, Brno, Czech Republic
  • 2010 – 2017 – researcher, editor, lecturer and later assistant professor at the JAMU Theatre Faculty, Brno, Czech Republic
  • 2012 – Present – co-editor of the theatre journal Svět a divadlo, Prague
  • 2007–2013 Ph.D. in Theatre Studies, Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic
  • January – June 2009 University of Hull, England, United Kingdom
  • 2002–2007 MA in Theatre Studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2003–2006 MA in Media Studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • January – June 2006 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (Erasmus)
  • 2002 – Present – freelance theatre critic and journalist
  • 2000–2003 BA in Journalism, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

 

Mitgliedschaften und Funktionen 

  • 2013–2016 – member of the Czech Ministry of Culture grant committee for professional theatre
  • 2013–2015 – committee member of the Association of Czech Theatre Critics/A.I.C.T.
  • 2008–2012 – committee member of the Czech Association of Theatre Scholars
  • 2015 – Present member of editorial board of Theatralia, the Revue of Contemporary Thought on Theatre Culture, Czech Republic
  • 2016 – 2017 chair of JAMU Theatre Faculty´s Committee for publishing
  • 2015 – 2017 chair of the state exam committee in history of Czech theatre at JAMU Theatre
  • 2010, 2014, 2016 – Present member of the International Federation for Theatre Research
  • SoSe 2019: Restaging the Political: Contemporary Political Theatre in “Eastern” Europe (block seminar)
  • 2010 – 2017 JAMU Theatre Faculty, Brno, Czech Republic
    PhD: contemporary theatre theory, research methodology, academic writing
    MA and BA: Czech theatre history, current Czech theatre for international students, audiovisual documentation of theatre etc.
  • 2007 – 2014 Department of Theatre Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
    MA and BA: theatre criticism – practice, theory and history, Karel Čapek, French theatre classicism, Music in Theatre (assisting Professor Eva Stehlíková) etc.

Aktuelle Arbeitsschwerpunkte

  • theatre and social transformations
  • interrelations among the national theatre discourses during the Cold War
  • the political in the interrelation between the Soviet and Czech theatre concepts of the 1920s

Laufende Forschungsprojekte

  • 2019 – 2021 EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowship project “Redefining the Agency: Post-1989 Crises of Czech and Former East German Theatre”, Institute for Theatre Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany – www.theatre-redefined.org

Abgeschlossene Forschungsprojekte

  • 2018 – 2019 “Primitive” and Folk Art in Czech Avant-garde Theatre: Context, Praxis, Theory, assigned by the Czech Science Foundation; Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2016–2017 Passage 23 E: Theatre and Theatricality from the Baltic to the Aegean, International Theatre Institute Berlin, Germany
  • 2013–2016 Brno Studio Theatres II: Documentation – Reconstruction – Analysis, assigned by the Czech Science Foundation; the JAMU Theatre Faculty, Brno, Czech Republic
  • 2012–2013 Contemporary Central European Theatre: Document/ary versus Postmemory, International Alternative Culture Center, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2011 Czech Structuralist Thought on Theatre: Context and Potency, assigned by the Czech Science Foundation; Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • 2010–2012 Documentation and Analysis of Studio Theatres in Brno, assigned by the Czech Science Foundation; the JAMU Theatre Faculty, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Erosion of the Authoritative Discourse in Czech Theatre Reviewing within the Period of So-called Perestroika (1985–1989) [in Czech]. Dissertation, 2013, published online by the Masaryk University: https://is.muni.cz/th/ih2vr/?id=299733

  • Current Challenges in Doctoral Theatre Research. Brno: JAMU, 2017. [in English]
  • Current Issues in Performance Analysis. Brno: JAMU, 2014. [in Czech, English, Slovak and German].
  • Tendencies in Current Thinking on Theatre. Brno: JAMU, 2010.
  • Jindřich Honzl. Czech Theatre Encyclopedia: Drama Theatre 1945–1989 [online]. Prague: Arts and Theatre Institute, 2019. http://encyklopedie.idu.cz/index.php/Honzl,_Jindřich [in Czech]
  • Karel Teige. Czech Theatre Encyclopedia: Drama Theatre 1945–1989 [online]. Prague: Arts and Theatre Institute, 2019. http://encyklopedie.idu.cz/index.php/Teige,_Karel [in Czech]
  • Why, How and What are the Prospects?: Artistic Research as a Challenge for Doctoral Studies in Theatre. In KUNDEROVÁ, Radka (ed.). Current Challenges in Doctoral Theatre Research. Brno: JAMU, 2017, p. 13–18. [in English] 
  • Theatre and (Overcoming) Stratification in the Cold War. In OSLZLÝ, Petr. Společně – Together (1983). JAMU: Brno, 2017, p. 370–381. [in Czech]
  • You have no idea what it means to earn a living in a capitalist country: Interview with the Cardiff Laboratory Theatre director Joan Mills. In OSLZLÝ, Petr. Společně – Together (1983). JAMU: Brno, 2017, p. 347–351. [in Czech]
  • Václav Königsmark. Czech Theatre Encyclopedia: Drama Theatre 1945–1989 [online]. Prague: Arts and Theatre Institute, 2015. http://encyklopedie.idu.cz/index.php/Königsmark,_Václav. [in Czech]
  • Shakespearean Majesties and Fools in the Pre-revolutionary Czechoslovakia: Shakespearomania I in Brno. In BŽOCHOVÁ-WILD, Jana (ed.) Mirrors of the Time: Shakespeare in the Central European Theatre. Bratislava: VŠMU, 2015, p. 130–143. [in Czech]
  • Required Model or a Trojan Horse?: Aitmatov´s The Day Lasts Longer Than a Hundred Years at the Vinohrady Theatre in Prague (1986). Divadelní revue [Czech Theatre Review], 2015, vol. 26, no 3, p. 74–97. [in Czech]
  • Audience and Critical Response to the Project Rozrazil I/88: On Democracy. In KOVALČUK, Josef. Rozrazil I/88: On Democracy: Documentation, Analysis and Reconstruction of the Project. Brno, JAMU: 2015, p. 247–268. [in Czech]
  • Challenging Hierarchies? In KUNDEROVÁ, Radka (ed.). Current Issues in Performance Analysis. Brno: JAMU, 2014, p. 75–83. [in English] 
  • “How do You Understand the Notion of Democracy?”: Levelling of the Discourses within Czech Theatre Criticism in Response to the Project Rozrazil I/ ’88: On Democracy. In PAVLIŠOVÁ, Jitka (ed.). On Theatre 2013. Olomouc: Palacký University, 2014, p. 75–84. [in Czech]
  • Czech Theatre Critique at the beginning of the ”Perestroika“ (1985–1986). Divadelní revue [Czech Theatre Review], 2013, vol. 24, no 1, p. 48–73. [in Czech]
  • Today, What Are Theatre Reviews from the Communist Era for? In SZABÓ, Attila – KRAKOWSKA, Joanna (eds).  Theatre after the Change I: And What Was There Before the After? Budapest: Creative Média Színházi Ügynökség, 2011, p. 97–102. [in English]
  • Strategies of Power in the Critical Response to the project Journeys. In KOVALČUK, Josef – OSLZLÝ, Petr. The Joint Project Journeys (Crossroads – Timetables – Encounters). Documentation and Reconstruction. Brno: JAMU, 2011, p. 298–308. [in Czech]
  • Powerful Supervisor and Confused Dilettante: Theatre Critique in the Magazine Theatre in 1953. Divadelní revue [Czech Theatre Review], 2008, vol. 19, no 1, p. 20–37. [in Czech].
  • Václav Königsmark, Jan Mukařovský and Searching for the New Social Fuction of Czech Theatre after 1989. Post-November Changes: Czech and Slovak Literature in the 1989 Context conference, 30–31 October 2019, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic [in Czech]
  • Restaging the Political: Contemporary Political Theatre in “Eastern” Europe. Institute for Theatre Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 27 May – 2 June 2019 [block seminar]
  • Postmodernism Migrating into a Systemic Crisis. Theatre and Migration: Theatre, Nation and Identity, International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) congress, 9–13 July 2018, University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Struggling for Relevance: Post-1989 Crisis of Czech Theatre. Systemic Crisis in European Theatre, 27–28 April 2018, held by the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München at the Goethe Institute in London, United Kingdom
  • Performing Time: Space between Materiality and Virtuality. Space: Performative Space in Performing Arts, 4–5 May 2018, conference organized by the Estonian Music and Theatre Academy, Theatre NO99, Tallinn, Estonia
  • Delegitimizing Performance. Unstable Geographies: Multiple Theatricalities. International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) congress, 10–14 July 2017, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil. Paper delivered within the “Political Performances” working group.
  • Social Inclusion in Practice?: Performing the Other in Contemporary European Theatre. Art and Social Engagement: Challenges and Opportunities, conference organized by the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, 26–27 October 2017, Vilnius City Hall / National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • How to Know How: Interdisciplinary Model of Artistic Research. Theatrology’s Perspectives. Conference of the Czech Association of Theatrologists, 17-19 May 2017, Prague, Czech Republic, together with Tereza Konývková, Lucia Repašská and Jan Motal [in Czech]
  • Reflecting on the National and Artists' Identity in the Situation of the (Self-) Censorship. Department of Alternative and Puppet Theatre, DAMU, Prague, Czech Republic [in Czech]
  • Is This Allowed?: Tracing Borders of the Authoritative Discourse. Institute for Theatre Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Artistic Research: Prolific Innovation or Pragmatic Tool? Turn Mirrors into Windows. European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA) 14th Biennial Conference. 30 November–3 December 2016, Palazzo Spinelli, Florence, Italy
  • Tracing Ideology: How to Make Theatre Reviews Speak to Us. Presenting the Theatrical Past, International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) congress, 13–17 June 2016, Stockholm Universitet, Sweden
  • Forgotten Inspiration. Czech Association of Theatre Scholars, Arts and Theatre Institute Prague, Czech Republic [in Czech]
  • Resisting Stratification in the Cold War: Western and Eastern Theatres in the Joint Production Together (1983). Theatre and Stratification, International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) congress, 28 July–1 August 2014, University of Warwick, England, United Kingdom
  • Touching the Invisible: Representation, Authenticity and Transformation in Handa Gote´s Clouds. Layering Reality: the Right to Mask, Prague Quadriennale international symposium of scenography, 31 October– 1 November 2013, Studio Hrdinů, Trade Fair Palace, Prague, Czech Republic
  • “Remember Your Name!“: Aitmatov´s A Day Lasts Longer Than a Hundred Years at the Vinohrady Theatre in Prague (1986) as a Symptomatic Intersection of the Soviet and Czech “Perestroika“ Discourses. Czech Association of Theatre Scholars, Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic [in Czech]
  • Shakespearean Majesties and Fools in the Pre-revolutionary Czechoslovakia: Shakespearománie I at the Theatre On a String, 1988. Chronicles of the Time: Shakespeare in Central Europe, 28 November 2013, Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava, Slovakia
  • "Making History" in the Current Czech Alternative Theatre. Opening symposium of the project Contemporary Central European Theatre: Document/ary versus Postmemory. International Alternative Culture Centre, 19–20 October 2012, Open Society Archive, Budapest, Hungary
  • Strategies of Power in the Critical Response to the Joint Project Roads (Crossroads –Timetables– Encounters). Czech Association of Theatre Scholars, Arts and Theatre Institute, Prague, Czech Republic [in Czech]
  • Today, What Are Theatre Reviews from the Communist Era for?. What Was There Before the After?: Reflecting on the Past in Post-Socialist Countries, conference organized by the Contemporary Drama Festival, 27–29 November 2008, Budapest, Hungary