, January 20, 2016
In this interview, IRC-Fellow Cody Poulton, Professor of Japanese literature and theater in the Department of Pacific and Asian Studies at the University of Victoria, Canada, talks about his interests in and current research on drama and theater in Japan. After giving a short overview on the development of his research in the past twenty years, Poulton describes the scope and aims of his current research project in Berlin, which investigates how humanity’s place in the world is conceived of and represented in contemporary theater and performance in Japan. read more
, January 12, 2016
In this interview, Shen Lin, the Chinese Professor for Theater Studies, Deputy Head of Research at the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing, Chief Editor of The Drama Journal, writer and translator, is introducing his research project "The Formal and the Political in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Performances.“ Shen Lin speaks about the dominant role of Shakespeare as a global theater figure, as well as – in a very personal manner – about his own project’s connection to the Center’s fields of research. En passent, he gives important insights into his work as a cultural consultant for China’s leading performance organizations. Surprisingly clearly, he finally discusses the question of how "political" theater can be in China... read more
, December 17, 2015
As of October 2015, the Research Center hosts four visiting doctoral candidates from India: Dwaipayan Chowdhury, Ankush Gupta, Anirban Kumar (all three from New Delhi) and Supriya Shukla (Hyderabad), all of whom will stay in Berlin for twelve months. The new initiative was launched in close collaboration with their home universities, the School of Arts [...] read more
, December 4, 2014
Symposium "Actor Training." (2) © Thomas Martius read more
, November 27, 2014
Symposium "Actor Training." (1) © Thomas Martius read more
, October 20, 2014
Workshop with Jean-Luc Nancy. © Thomas Martius read more
, July 30, 2014
Lunch Lecture with Tim Ingold. © Thomas Martius read more
, June 28, 2013
Workshop with Homi K. Bhabha © Thomas Martius read more
, February 28, 2012
Workshop "On Dialogue". With Christel Weiler, Holger Hartung and Klaus-Peter Köpping. © Thomas Martius read more
, October 13, 2011
Film presentation by Michael Roes © Thomas Martius read more