Prof. Dr. Berenika Szymanski-Düll
Principal Investigator
Berenika Szymanski-Düll is Professor in Theatre Studies with focus on transnational theatre history at LMU Munich and leads the ERC project and team of T-MIGRANTS. She is also the executive editor of the peer-reviewed journal Forum Modernes Theater. Her research is characterized by a strong interdisciplinary approach and situated at the crossroads of theatre, history and society. Berenika has received numerous awards, grants and fellowships, e.g. from the European Research Council, the German Research Foundation, the BMBF, the Heinrich Böll Foundation as well as LMUexcellent. Recent publications include Theatre, Globalization and the Cold War, co-edited with Christopher Balme (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2017); Leave left left. Migrationsphänomene in den Künsten in aktueller und historischer Perspektive, co-edited with Burcu Dogramaci and Wolfgang Rathert (Neofelis: Berlin 2020); and Methoden der Theaterwissenschaft, co-edited with Christopher Balme (Narr: Tübingen 2020). For more information, visit the webpage of The Institute of Theatre Studies at the LMU.



Hanieh Arjomand-Fard
IT
Hanieh Arjomand-Fard studied Informatics Games Engineering at the Technical University of Munich. Within the T-MIGRANTS project she is responsible for the database and supervises the website of the project.
Dr. Lisa Skwirblies
Postdoctoral Researcher
Lisa Skwirblies (PhD) is a postdoc researcher in the ERC project T-MIGRANTS. She obtained her PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of Warwick (UK). Between 2018 and 2020, she held a Marie Curie International Research Fellowship (Horizon 2020) and an Early Career Fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Warwick. Her research interests include theatre historiography, postcolonial and intersectional theories, decolonial methodologies, migration studies, and critical race studies. Her publications include Performing Empire. Theatre, Race, and Colonial Culture in the German Empire, 1884-1914 (forthcoming, Palgrave 2022); “Colonial Theatricality”, chapter in Oxford Handbook of Politics and Performance, ed. by Milija Gluhovic, Silvija Jestrovic et.al (OUP 2021); Theaterwissenschaft postkolonial/dekolonial, co-editor with Azadeh Sharifi (Transcript 2021).



Christina Lagao
ERC Administrator
Christina Lagao supports the ERC project T-MIGRANTS as ERC Administrator of the Department der Kunstwissenschaften, LMU.
Jorit Jens Hopp
Doctoral Researcher
Jorit Jens Hopp is a Research Fellow and PhD candidate in the ERC project T-MIGRANTS. He studied Theatre Studies and Economics in his Bachelor's degree and did his Master's in Theatre Studies with a scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes at LMU Munich. Meanwhile, he worked as a student assistant for faculty members, as well as in the ERC projects Developing Theatre and T-MIGRANTS and as an editorial assistant for the peer-reviewed Journal of Global Theatre History. His research interests lie primarily in the field of theatre as a (global) institution, in the connection between theatre (studies) and the digital world, and in theatre as game.



Ursula Maier
Research Assistant
Ursula Maier studied forestry, law and theatre studies at the LMU and TU in Munich. She has always been interested in spaces, surfaces and the interaction with people there. Because of her interest in sustainability, she tries to implement the SDGS in culture and art, both in her voluntary work and in her university teaching. Within theatre studies, her focus is on music theatre, especially opera.
Prof. Dr. Berenika Szymanski-Düll
Principal Investigator
Berenika Szymanski-Düll is Professor in Theatre Studies with focus on transnational theatre history at LMU Munich and leads the ERC project and team of T-MIGRANTS. She is also the executive editor of the peer-reviewed journal Forum Modernes Theater. Her research is characterized by a strong interdisciplinary approach and situated at the crossroads of theatre, history and society. Berenika has received numerous awards, grants and fellowships, e.g. from the European Research Council, the German Research Foundation, the BMBF, the Heinrich Böll Foundation as well as LMUexcellent. Recent publications include Theatre, Globalization and the Cold War, co-edited with Christopher Balme (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2017); Leave left left. Migrationsphänomene in den Künsten in aktueller und historischer Perspektive, co-edited with Burcu Dogramaci and Wolfgang Rathert (Neofelis: Berlin 2020); and Methoden der Theaterwissenschaft, co-edited with Christopher Balme (Narr: Tübingen 2020). For more information, visit the webpage of The Institute of Theatre Studies at the LMU.

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Dr. Lisa Skwirblies
Postdoctoral Researcher
Lisa Skwirblies (PhD) is a postdoc researcher in the ERC project T-MIGRANTS. She obtained her PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of Warwick (UK). Between 2018 and 2020, she held a Marie Curie International Research Fellowship (Horizon 2020) and an Early Career Fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Warwick. Her research interests include theatre historiography, postcolonial and intersectional theories, decolonial methodologies, migration studies, and critical race studies. Her publications include Performing Empire. Theatre, Race, and Colonial Culture in the German Empire, 1884-1914 (forthcoming, Palgrave 2022); “Colonial Theatricality”, chapter in Oxford Handbook of Politics and Performance, ed. by Milija Gluhovic, Silvija Jestrovic et.al (OUP 2021); Theaterwissenschaft postkolonial/dekolonial, co-editor with Azadeh Sharifi (Transcript 2021).

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Ursula Maier
Research Assistant
Ursula Maier studied forestry, law and theatre studies at the LMU and TU in Munich. She has always been interested in spaces, surfaces and the interaction with people there. Because of her interest in sustainability, she tries to implement the SDGS in culture and art, both in her voluntary work and in her university teaching. Within theatre studies, her focus is on music theatre, especially opera.

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Jorit Jens Hopp
Doctoral Researcher
Jorit Jens Hopp is a Research Fellow and PhD candidate in the ERC project T-MIGRANTS. He studied Theatre Studies and Economics in his Bachelor's degree and did his Master's in Theatre Studies with a scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes at LMU Munich. Meanwhile, he worked as a student assistant for faculty members, as well as in the ERC projects Developing Theatre and T-MIGRANTS and as an editorial assistant for the peer-reviewed Journal of Global Theatre History. His research interests lie primarily in the field of theatre as a (global) institution, in the connection between theatre (studies) and the digital world, and in theatre as game.

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Hanieh Arjomand-Fard
IT
Hanieh Arjomand-Fard studied Informatics Games Engineering at the Technical University of Munich. Within the T-MIGRANTS project she is responsible for the database and supervises the website of the project.

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Christina Lagao
ERC Administrator
Christina Lagao supports the ERC project T MIGRANTS as ERC Administrator of the Department der Kunstwissenschaften, LMU.

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