News


Guest Lecture

Paula Ansaldo at T-MIGRANTS.

We are delighted to announce that Dr Paula Ansaldo will be joining our project on 5 June 2024 to deliver a lecture entitled “Jewish Theatre Migrants in Argentina in the First Half of the Twentieth Century”. Paula Ansaldo is a thea... [read more]


Presentation

Presentation

Berenika Szymanski-Düll and Jorit Hopp were invited by Martina Groß to participate in her workshop “Theater auf Reisen: Transnationale Theatergeschichtsschreibung und migrierendes Wissen” (Theatre on the Move. Transnational Theatre... [read more]


Staff changes

Welcome and Goodbye

Our team has undergone some changes in the past few months. Lisa Skwirblies, our postdoc, has been offered a professorship at the University of Amsterdam. We congratulate Lisa on this new career step and are delighted that she will remai... [read more]


Workshop

Jorit Hopp at the workshop “Data Literacy und Data Criticism in Theatre Studies”

Is it still enough to be source literate? As theatre historians, we know how to work with various historical sources, from theatre photographs to police records. In the last few decades, we have begun to work more and more with digitaliz... [read more]


Workshop

Sources – Data – Research: The Paul S. Ulrich Data Collection and its Scientific Use

The annual digital session “Collection meets Research” took place for the fourth time on 1 December 2023. This year's focus was on the extent to which collection data can also be understood as research data, and the challenges and re... [read more]


Presentation

T-MIGRANTS at the meeting of the WG Historiography

The T-MIGRANTS project, represented by Jorit Hopp and Berenika Szymanski-Düll, participated in the Historiography Working Group workshop of the Gesellschaft für Theaterwissenschaft (GTW) held at the University of Bern from 16 to 17 Nov... [read more]


Lecture Series

From Research to Classroom.

We are delighted to announce that our research is now finding its way into the classroom. In the lecture series "Theatre and Migration", which will take place every Wednesday from 16:00 to 18:00 during the winter semester, Berenika Sz... [read more]


Presentation

T-MIGRANTS at the conference “Polish Theatre Beyond Borders”

On 26-27 September, the Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute in Warsaw hosted the conference “Polish Theatre Beyond Borders: Culture, Identity and Community”. At the invitation of Prof. Karolina Prykowska-Michalak, Berenika Szymanski... [read more]


ATEACOMP 2023 in Buenos Aires

T-MIGRANTS at the XI Argentinian and International Conference of the Argentinian Association of Comparative Theatre, 20.-23.9.2023

Every two years, the Argentinian Association of Comparative Theatre (Asociación Argentina de Teatro Comparado - ATEACOMP) organises an Argentinian and international conference, alternating between different national universities in the ... [read more]


Presentation

T-MIGRANTS at the forum “PERFORMANCE – PRODUCTION – DATA. Modelling and Communicating Event-Related Information”, CnFdI

From 14 to 15 September 2023, the Institute for Theatre Studies at the University of Leipzig hosted the forum “PERFORMANCE - PRODUCTION - DATA. Modelling and Communicating Event-Related Information”, organised by the Task Areas “Cu... [read more]


T-MIGRANTS at the IFTR Accra 2023 Conference

ERC T-MIGRANTS project at the IFTR conference

Our ERC T-MIGRANTS project was represented at this year’s IFTR conference by Vanesa Cotroneo and Lisa Skwirblies. The conference, entitled “The Stories We Tell – Myth, Myth Making & Performance”, took place in Accra, Ghana, from ... [read more]


Workshop

Part II: Polish Theatre History from the Perspective of Migration

On 25-26 May 2023, the second part of our workshop "Polish Theatre History from the Perspective of Migration" took place in Warsaw, this time in cooperation with the Institute of Arts of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The aim of the wor... [read more]


Vanesa Cotroneo joins T-MIGRANTS

Vanesa Cotroneo has become part of our team as of 1 February

We are delighted to announce that Vanesa Cotroneo has become part of our team as of 1 February. She will be working on a PhD thesis in the T-MIGRANTS project, which deals with theatre and migration between Europe and Argentina focusin... [read more]


Workshop

Polish Theatre History from the Perspective of Migration

Poland’s history is marked by partitions, uprisings, wars, conflicts, and occupations, and is thus closely intertwined with the history of migration. Foreign rules, political oppression, but also population growth and poverty caused th... [read more]


Workshop

“Thinking Migration and Postmigration in Europe through Colonialism, Empire, and Race”, November 7th and 8th 2022

In November, the T-Migrants project held a workshop on the topic of migration that focused on issues such as colonization, racialization, and imperialism. The premise of the workshop was that the long-standing histories of empire and col... [read more]


Beatriz Magno and Yan Lin join T-MIGRANTS

New research assistants at T-MIGRANTS

We are happy to welcome Beatriz Magno and Yan Lin to our team. Since November, both have been helping us to feed our database T-MIGRANTS with new data on theatre migrants....


GTW Congress 2022

T-MIGRANTS at the GTW Congress MATTERS OF URGENCY in Berlin, 28.09-01.10.2022

At this year's GTW Congress at the Freie Universität in Berlin, our research project was represented with a curated panel on 29 September. Under the title MIGRATION MATTERS, the T-MIGRANTS-team gave insights into their work: Berenika Sz... [read more]


New Publication

Theaterwissenschaft postkolonial/dekolonial

The edited collection "Theaterwissenschaft postkolonial/dekolonial. Eine kritische Bestandsaufnahme" by Azadeh Sharifi and Lisa Skwirblies poses the question what the "decolonisation of the university" could mean for the field of Ger... [read more]


Job Vacancy

PhD Positon in the ERC-project T-MIGRANTS (m/f/x)

We are offering a PhD position in our project. The candidate will be expected to pursue research related to the themes of T-MIGRANTS focusing on the objectives of the project and is required to develop a case study on European theatre... [read more]


IFTR 2022 Reykjavik

T-MIGRANTS at the IFTR World Congress in Reykjavik, 20.-24.6.2022

This year, the World Congress of the International Federation for Theatre Research took place in Reykjavik, Iceland, from 20th to 24th of June. Our research project was well represented at the congress: Jorit Hopp presented the first ... [read more]


CALL FOR PAPERS

Thinking Migration and Postmigration in Europe through Colonialism, Empire, and Race
Workshop on 7 th and 8 th of November 2022

Institute for Theatre Studies, Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich Organized by the ERC-Project “T-Migrants” Migration has been a highly popular topic within the discipline of theatre and performance studies for years. The mo... [read more]


Workshop

Workshop on theatre almanac and theatre journal database of Paul Ulrich, 25 May 2022

The search for new data on European theatre migrants of the 19th century often leads us into the depths of archives and libraries, but the exchange of data and methods with colleagues is also essential for a systematic and comprehensive ... [read more]


CALL FOR PAPERS

For the workshop VIEWS ON POLISH THEATRE HISTORY FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF
MIGRATION, 1830-1918

24-26 November 2022 Krakow, Theatre Museum The T-Migrants project is organising a two-part workshop in Poland on: VIEWS ON POLISH THEATRE HISTORY FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF MIGRATION, 1830-1918. The Call for Papers can be found h...


Presentation

“Forschung im Dialog”

As part of the lecture series "Forschung im Dialog" of the Dahlem Humanities Center at Freie Universität Berlin, Berenika Szymanski-Düll was invited to present and discuss her ERC research project T-MIGRANTS on 4 May 2022. For more... [read more]


Lecture

Public lecture at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm
University

On 28 April 2022, Berenika Szymanski-Düll gave a guest lecture at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics at Stockholm University. In her talk "T-MIGRANTS – Perspectives on Historical Theatre Migration Research" she introduced the... [read more]


Conference Report

Conference Report: Theatre Migrants 1850-1918 – Motivations, Trajectories, Impacts

The conference Theatre Migrants 1850-1918 – Motivations, Trajectories, Impacts organised by Prof. Berenika Szymanski-Düll took place 29-31st of March 2022 online and brought together a great range of international scholars working on ... [read more]


The Rise and Fall of Moyshe Hurwitz

Keynote by Ruthie Abeliovich (The University of Haifa, Israel) at the
conference Theatre Migrants 1850-1918 – Motivations, Trajectories,
Impacts

In her keynote, Ruthie Abeliovich explores the emigration routes of theatre impresario and playwright Moyshe Hurwitz’s (1844-1910). His theatre had a pivotal role in the transnational scene of popular Yiddish theatre, in eastern Eur... [read more]


Conference

Theatre Migrants 1850-1918 – Motivations, Trajectories, Impacts

Conference organised by Berenika Szymanski-Düll (CAS Young Center, ERC-Project T-MIGRANTS) 29 to 31 March 2022 With the advent of steamships and railways, the phenomenon of mobility, and especially the phenomenon of emigration... [read more]


Presentation

Of Mass Migrations, Touring and the Question of the Ensemble

“Of Mass Migrations, Touring and the Question of the Ensemble” Berenika Szymanski-Düll On 3rd of March this year, Berenika Szymanski-Düll was invited by the theatre studies department of the University Bern to present a paper as pa... [read more]


Presentation

Undoing Mastery

At the Symposium "Undoing Mastery" earlier this year, Lisa Skwirblies held a presentation on questions regarding postcolonial theories and decolonial discourses in the field of theatre studies and theatre historiography together with Pro... [read more]


Workshop

Migrations to and in East-Central Europe in the Long 19th Century – Backgrounds, Patterns and Outcomes

Workshop with Mathias Beer: „Migrationen nach und in Ostmitteleuropa im langen 19. Jahrhundert – Hintergründe, Formen und Ergebnisse.“ [Migrations to and in East-Central Europe in the Long 19th Century – Backgrounds, Patterns an... [read more]


CALL FOR PAPERS

Theatre Migrants 1850-1918 – Motivations, Trajectories, Impacts

Conference organized by: Berenika Szymanski-Düll, LMU Munich, ERC-Project T-MIGRANTS 29 – 31 March 2022, Munich Migration has always been part of human history, but with the advent of steamships and railways, the phenomenon of m... [read more]


Workshop

Workshop on “Urheberrecht” and “Copyright” with Marc Ulrich

Since we work a lot with historical sources and visual material in our project and are developing a database on theatre migrants in a period from 1850-1918, we are always facing the question of publishing documents, photos and data. For ... [read more]


Presentation

“Mobility, Migration and Transnational Theatre History(s).”

On 26 March 2021, at the invitation of Hasibe Kalkan, Berenika Szymanski-Düll gave a lecture entitled “Mobility, Migration and Transnational Theatre History(s).” via Zoom at the University of Istanbul, thus providing insight into ou... [read more]


Workshop

“Migration in Research, Mobility in the Archive – Of Searching and Finding”

Together with Dorothea Volz from the Theatre Collection of the University of Cologne (Theaterwissenschaftliche Sammlung der Universität zu Köln), Berenika Szymanski-Düll held a workshop entitled “Migration in Research, Mobility in t... [read more]


Research Workshop

Research Workshop with the Bavarian State Library

On 17 December 2020, we had a research workshop with Milena Fein from the Bavarian State Library. In this online workshop we learned how to improve and expand our research on migration on a digital level by using different databases in t... [read more]

Guest Lecture

Paula Ansaldo at T-MIGRANTS.






Presentation

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

Presentation






Staff changes

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

Welcome and Goodbye






Workshop

Jens Jorit Hopp

Jorit Hopp at the workshop “Data Literacy und Data Criticism in Theatre Studies”






Workshop

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

Sources – Data – Research: The Paul S. Ulrich Data Collection and its Scientific Use






Presentation

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

T-MIGRANTS at the meeting of the WG Historiography






Lecture Series

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

From Research to Classroom.






Presentation

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

T-MIGRANTS at the conference “Polish Theatre Beyond Borders”






ATEACOMP 2023 in Buenos Aires

Vanesa Cotroneo

T-MIGRANTS at the XI Argentinian and International Conference of the Argentinian Association of Comparative Theatre, 20.-23.9.2023






Presentation

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

T-MIGRANTS at the forum “PERFORMANCE – PRODUCTION – DATA. Modelling and Communicating Event-Related Information”, CnFdI






T-MIGRANTS at the IFTR Accra 2023 Conference

Vanesa Cotroneo

ERC T-MIGRANTS project at the IFTR conference






Workshop

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

Part II: Polish Theatre History from the Perspective of Migration






Vanesa Cotroneo joins T-MIGRANTS

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

Vanesa Cotroneo has become part of our team as of 1 February






Workshop

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

Polish Theatre History from the Perspective of Migration






Workshop

Lisa Skwirblies

“Thinking Migration and Postmigration in Europe through Colonialism, Empire, and Race”, November 7th and 8th 2022






Beatriz Magno and Yan Lin join T-MIGRANTS

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

New research assistants at T-MIGRANTS






GTW Congress 2022

Jorit Jens Hopp

T-MIGRANTS at the GTW Congress MATTERS OF URGENCY in Berlin, 28.09-01.10.2022






New Publication

Lisa Skwirblies

Theaterwissenschaft postkolonial/dekolonial






Job Vacancy

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

PhD Positon in the ERC-project T-MIGRANTS (m/f/x)






IFTR 2022 Reykjavik

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

T-MIGRANTS at the IFTR World Congress in Reykjavik, 20.-24.6.2022






CALL FOR PAPERS

Lisa Skwirblies

Thinking Migration and Postmigration in Europe through Colonialism, Empire, and Race
Workshop on 7 th and 8 th of November 2022






Workshop

Jorit Jens Hopp

Workshop on theatre almanac and theatre journal database of Paul Ulrich, 25 May 2022






CALL FOR PAPERS

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

For the workshop VIEWS ON POLISH THEATRE HISTORY FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF
MIGRATION, 1830-1918






Presentation

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

“Forschung im Dialog”






Lecture

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

Public lecture at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm
University






Conference Report

Lisa Skwirblies

Conference Report: Theatre Migrants 1850-1918 – Motivations, Trajectories, Impacts






The Rise and Fall of Moyshe Hurwitz

Lisa Skwirblies

Keynote by Ruthie Abeliovich (The University of Haifa, Israel) at the
conference Theatre Migrants 1850-1918 – Motivations, Trajectories,
Impacts






Conference

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

Theatre Migrants 1850-1918 – Motivations, Trajectories, Impacts






Presentation

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

Of Mass Migrations, Touring and the Question of the Ensemble






Presentation

Lisa Skwirblies

Undoing Mastery






Workshop

Jorit Jens Hopp

Migrations to and in East-Central Europe in the Long 19th Century – Backgrounds, Patterns and Outcomes






CALL FOR PAPERS

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

Theatre Migrants 1850-1918 – Motivations, Trajectories, Impacts






Workshop

Workshop on “Urheberrecht” and “Copyright” with Marc Ulrich






Presentation

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

“Mobility, Migration and Transnational Theatre History(s).”






Workshop

Berenika Szymanski-Düll

“Migration in Research, Mobility in the Archive – Of Searching and Finding”






Research Workshop

Research Workshop with the Bavarian State Library






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