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Research Area 2 Meeting | Bishnupriya Dutt: Artivism. Rethinking Political Theatre, Spectatorship and Citizenship Practices in Post-Colonial Spaces

Nov 06, 2023 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Organised by Research Area 2: "Travelling Matters".

Speaker: Bishnupriya Dutt (Jawaharlal Nehru University/Temporal Communities Distinguished Fellow of Global Literary Studies)

Post-independent Indian theatre explored critical questions of subjectivities, inter-subjective encounters and political-theatre activism, amidst charged spaces of strikes, protests and working class mobilisation. The presentation aims to offer some insights into theatre and performance practices and genealogy of political theatre at a significant moment, as Stuart Hall says, the critical conjuncture.

Time & Location

Nov 06, 2023 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Freie Universität Berlin
EXC 2020 "Temporal Communities"
Room 00.05
Otto-von-Simson-Straße 15
14195 Berlin