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Plenary and Keynote Presentations

AcademicTitle of PresentationEventDate
Aoife MonksKeynote SpeakerPerforming Space public symposium, Dublin Theatre Festival09/10/2014
Michael McKinnieOlympian Performance: The Cultural Economics of London 2012Art and Culture After Mega-Events, Vancouver14/08/2014
Michael McKinnieUrban Performance, Productivity and the Spatial FixSeeing Like a City Conference, Queen Mary University of London06/06/2014
Caoimhe McAvincheyLove and Grit: A Manifesto of Feminist Performance MakingLaunch of Jen Harvie and Lois Weaver’s The Only Way Home is Through The Show: Performance Work of Lois Weaver, QMUL16/11/2015
Caoimhe McAvincheyPerformance and Community: Playing for RealDrama with Children and Young People in Multi-lingual and Multi-cultural Contexts symposium, Asahi University18/10/2015
Caoimhe McAvincheyGuest SpeakerOur Country’s Good: The Transformative Power of the Arts, symposium by National Theatre and National Association for the Arts and Criminal Justice, National Theatre, London14/10/2015
Caoimhe McAvincheyPossible Fictions: Clean Break Theatre CompanyWomen, Narrative and Crime conference, Teeside University09/07/2015
Caoimhe McAvincheyGuest speaker and workshop facilitator, Artful Measures: The Expert Fruitcake WorkshopLove Arts festival and symposium about arts and mental health, York St John’s University03/07/2015
Caoimhe McAvincheyGuest speaker and presenter for the launch of the Artful Measures websiteThe Expert View: Artist Led Festival and Symposium curated by Bobby Baker and Daily Life Ltd07/05/2015
Caoimhe McAvincheyDisturb, Disrupt and Disconfirm: Clean Break’s re-presentation of women with experience of the criminal justice systemRoyal Centre School of Speech and Drama, London03/03/2015
Caoimhe McAvincheyParticipation and Performance in Heritage ContextsOpening address at Making Tracks symposium, Tallaght Community Arts and the Pearse Museum, Dublin.07/07/2016
Caoimhe McAvincheySpeak As You Find: Disrupting and Developing Narratives of Community through Intergenerational Arts PracticeNYU Forum on Educational Theatre, New York University23/04/2016
Caoimhe McAvincheyKeynote, Rooms with a View: Disrupting and Developing Narratives of Community through Intergenerational Arts PracticeQMUL20/04/2016
Martin WeltonIn Praise of Gloom: The Theatre DefacedTheatre in the Dark symposium, University of Surrey12/07/2014
Martin WeltonStaging the Shadows: Not Seeing What You Mean in Theatre in the DarkPerforming Research symposium, Central School of Speech and Drama14/01/2015
Martin WeltonDancing With the Sound of BirdsBeijing Dance Academy symposium, Beijing Dance Academy18/11/2015
Nicholas RidoutFull EnglishContemporary Drama in Europe 24th Annual Conference, University of Barcelona06/06/2015
Nicholas RidoutPerformance and PublicsMuseum of Modern Art, Warsaw20/02/2014
Nicholas RidoutThe Trunk-MakerGenerative Indirections Conference, Montemor o-Novo, Portugal07/09/2013
Bridget EscolmeShakespeare, Performance Studies and the Site-SpecificShakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting, Boston05/04/2012
Bridget EscolmePlenary lecture and four days of practical workshopsShakespeare Forum, Bahia, Salvador, Brazil01/02/2013
Bridget EscolmeLaughter, Cruelty and Emotional Excess in Early Modern Drama and its Contemporary RevisionsCentre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, Australia30/07/2014
Bridget EscolmeKeynote LectureMeta-Play: Early Modern Drama and Metatheatre, University of Kent13/06/2015
Bridget EscolmeKeynote LectureBloody Passions: Extreme Emotions in Early Modern Culture, University of Portsmouth31/11/2015
Shane BoyleThe Container FetishImagining Containers as Social Landscapes, Queen Mary University of London26/09/2015
Shane BoyleLogistics and ParticipationTogether in Solitude, York St John's University2015
Shane BoylePeter Stein’s Mitbestimmungstheater and the Real Subsumption of LaborLondon Theatre Seminar26/02/2015
Shane BoyleThe Container Aesthetics of Shunt’s The Boy Who Climbed Out of His FaceQUORUM, Queen Mary University of London11/03/2015
Jen HarvieArtists in the Neoliberal Creative Economy; Or, Is Creative Work Bad Work?Creativity: Method or Madness, University of Glasgow, College of Arts 4th International Post-Graduate Conference29/05/2015
Jen HarvieHousing, Participation, Art, and PerformanceCultural Participation in Place, Geography and Drama, Royal Holloway, University of London12/05/2015
Jen HarvieThe Case for Cultural Materialism: Art, Performance, Housing and GentrificationGeneral Theory Programme: Where Theory Belongs, University of the Arts, London, and the ICA, presented at the ICA29/04/2015
Jen HarvieThe Arts are Not Value Free: What ARE Arts’ Values? And Our Own?Take the Money and Run?: Ethics and Funding, organised by Live Art Development Agency, Artsadmin and Home Live Art, curated by Jane Trowell of Platform, Toynbee Studios, London29/01/2015
Tiffany Watt-SmithOrgans of Imitation: Theatrical Body Parts and Scientific PsychologyVictorian Body Parts, Barts Pathology Museum, London14/09/2013
Jen HarvieIs Dance Work Bad Work?Dancing Economies: Currency, Value and Labour, conference organised by the Society for Dance Research, in collaboration with Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL) & London Studio Centre, RHUL20/02/2015
Jen HarvieThe After Party: Montreal, Glasgow, LondonThe Life and Death of the Arts in Cities after Mega-Events, Simon Fraser University/University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada16/08/2014
Jen HarvieWhich City Do We Want to Have Lived in?performaCITY, Basel, Switzerland14/06/2014
Jen HarvieAffiliations, or Artistic Affiliations Across Borders and Boundaries: Surviving and Thriving in the Neoliberal MarketBorders Without Boundaries, Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR), 2014 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, Canada24/05/2014
Jen HarvieReassessing the Value of the ArtsInternational Congress on European Theatre, Valencia24/02/2010
Jen HarvieCultural Mobility: Liveability, Prosperity and Gentrification in the Creative City and Its Pop-upsCultural Mobility International Workshop, Institut für Theaterwissenschaft, University of Bern12/09/2011
Jen HarvieTheatre Historiography for Better Futures: Materialities, Ideologies and Arts FundingArchives, Historiography, Politics – Ten Years On – Performance, Memory, Futures, National University of Ireland, Galway25/11/2011
Jen Harvie”Mixed Economies” of Arts FundingTheatre and Alternative Value – A TaPRA Postgraduate Symposium, Royal Holloway, University of London28/01/2012
Paul HeritageThe Game is Violent: Cultural Wars in the Brazilian GovernmentBrazil's New Government: The First 100 Days of Dilma Rousseff, King's College, University of London06/04/2012
Dominic JohnsonThe Cultural Politics of Live ArtExtreme: Visual Representation and the Body Conference, Representation, Identity and the Body Research Centre, Department of Music and Performing Arts, Anglia Ruskin University25/06/2009
Caoimhe McAvincheyKeynote AddressWild, Wild Women: Ten Years of Intergenerational Arts Practice at The Women's Library, QMUL07/11/2010
Caoimhe McAvincheyThe LIFT Living ArchiveArchiving for the Future, a one day PALATINE event, Stratford Circus, University of East London19/05/2010
Caoimhe McAvincheyChair and Closing PlenaryThe Past Is Prologue: Creating Art from A Living Archive18/09/2013
Caoimhe McAvincheyGuest Speaker and Collaborator with Conspire Theatre CompanyRethinking Power and Resistance: Gender and Human Rights from Texas to the Transnational Americas, Austin, Texas05/10/2012
Caoimhe McAvincheyEmotion and Embodiment in Performance Practice with Women in PrisonThe Body, Emotion, Fieldwork: Physicality and Fears, Warwick in Venice, The Palazzo Pesaro-Papafava, Venice01/08/2009
Caoimhe McAvincheyBeyond Policy: Applied Drama and Social InclusionPolicy to Practice, Waseda University, Tokyo01/07/2007
Michael McKinnieCitizenship, Monopoly Performance, and the Political Geography of Northern StarStewart Parker Conference, Queen’s University Belfast01/11/2008
Michael McKinnieCapital: The Political Economy of Urban Theatre Environments in LondonTheatre and Space, ICI Berlin22/10/2009
Michael McKinnieThe Theatre of RentAmerican Society for Theatre Research Conference, Montreal18/10/2011
Nicholas RidoutReturn to ‘the Program’: Benjamin, Lacis, and the Proletarian Children’s TheaterAmerica Society for Theatre Research Conference, Nashville03/11/2012
Nicholas RidoutThe Time of the AnimalFour-Footed Actors: Live Animals on the Stage, University of Valencia14/12/2012
Nicholas RidoutTheatre as Time-Adjustment RequestPerforming Under Pressure: A Conference on Life, Labor, and Art in the Academy, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University14/04/2012
Lois WeaverLost LoungeAustralasian Society of Theatre, Dance and Performance National Conference, Brisbane05/07/2012
Lois WeaverRetroperspectiveAmerican Society for Theatre Research National Conference, Nashville03/11/2012
Paul HeritageOpening Sacred SeasonSacred Season, Chelsea Theatre28/04/2008
Nadia DavidsWriting and Performing Cape TownGreat Texts/Big Questions, Cape Town16/04/2014
Nadia DavidsWriting and Performing South Africa's Past in the Present: An Exploration of how Theatre Intervenes to Stage and Imagine HistoryWriting South Africa Now: A Colloquium, University of Cambridge02/07/2013
Paul HeritageKeynote SpeechArt in Our Big Society, Connected Culture, Arts Depot, London12/10/2010
Paul Heritage'O pensamento cênico e a política: ações sociais'Arte e Ciencia: Abismo de Rosas (Art and Science: Mind the Gap), ABRACE Congress, São Paulo11/11/2012
Paul HeritageGuest SpeakerWorld Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013: Resilient Dynamism, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland23/01/2013
Jen HarvieOn Patronage and LondonParticipatory Arts, Patronage and the [Post-]Olympics, University of East London and Birkbeck26/04/2013
Caoimhe McAvincheyPlenary AddressSpotlight Symposium, QMUL24/06/2013
Nicholas RidoutTime and Again: Theatre Against WorkCentral School of Speech and Drama Performance Research Conference17/01/2013
Nicholas RidoutWorking in the Dark, or, how to do Politics while going to the TheatreYale University25/04/2013
Nicholas RidoutOn Bock and Vincenzi and 21st Century DanceSiobhan Davies Studios, London27/03/2009
Nicholas RidoutPerforming the Real: Economics and AestheticsPerforming the Real, parts of the SACRED Festival, Chelsea Theatre, London03/11/2009
Nicholas RidoutOf Time, Cats and Feeling in CommonThinking with Feeling, Durham University21/03/2009
Lois WeaverLecture performance of What Tammy Found OutContact Theatre, Sexuality Summer School, University of Manchester22/05/2013
Maggie InchleyCreative Acts: Responding to Looked-After Children and Young People in the UK Care System, with Sylvan BakerTAPRA, Worcester08/09/2015
Maggie Inchley“Calm Down Dear”: His-terical Voices in the House of CommonsIFTR, Hyderabad05/07/2015
Maggie InchleyTheatre of Advocacy: “Asking for It” and the Audibility of Women in Nirbhaya, “the Fearless” and of Malala, the “Heroine”CDE, Barcelona04/06/2015
Maggie InchleyLeverhulme Panel, ‘Verbatim Theatre’, with DV8 Physical Theatre Artistic Director Lloyd Newson, playwright Alecky Blythe, and playwright Chris GoodeQUORUM, QMUL08/10/2014
Maggie InchleyThe Phenomenology of Voice and SpaceSpace Symposium, Birkbeck College16/11/2012
Maggie InchleyThe Philosophy of the Voice and AccentInternational Centre for the Voice, Symposium on Accent and Dialect, Central School of Speech and Drama01/04/2011
Maggie InchleyAccents and Dialects in the Theatre of the 1990s and 2000sStage, Song, Screen Conference, University of Winchester03/09/2010
Maggie InchleyVoice in British Theatre, 1997-2007London Theatre Seminar03/12/2009
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