ORGANIZATION OF CONFERENCES

1984 Co-organizer of a conference on Viennese Popular Theatre at Bedford College, University of London
1984-88 Member of an inter-disciplinary research group, “Art and Politics in Germany“. Co-organizer of two conferences on “1916: A Watershed in German Arts and Politics?” and “The Body: Physical Culture in Weimar Germany“, Goethe Institut London. Principal organizer of a conference on “Cabaret, Caricature and Satire in Wilhelmine Germany“.
1985 Organizer of a Study Day at University College, London on “Feminism and the Arts in Weimar Germany”
1986 Organizer of an international conference at the Architectural Association, London on “German Exile Theatre in Great Britain, 1933-1945“, published by Berg in 1989
1990-94 Organizer of an international, inter-disciplinary research team of scholars from Germany, Italy, Spain, Britain, France and USA on “Fascist Theatre: A Comparative Study”. Co-organizer of a symposium in Granada in 1993 and editor of a volume of 18 essays on the topic published by Berghahn in 1996
1994-95 Organizer of a conference on “Futurism in an International and Inter-disciplinary Perspective” at the Institute of Romance Studies, London, and editor of a volume of 25 essays on the topic published by DeGryuter in 2000
1995-97 Organizer of the 97th Colston Symposium on “New Approaches to Theatre Studies and Performance Analysis” in conjunction with the Bristol University Drama Department 50th Anniversary, and editor of a volume of 20 essays on the topic, published by Niemeyer in 2001
1998 Organizer of centenary conference on “Brecht for the 21st Century” in Bristol, in conjunction with the Drama, Music and German Departments of the University of Bristol
2001 Organizer of the Bristol University Arts Lectures Series on “Prehistoric Art“, published by Praeger in 2004
2006 Organizer of a roundtable on “Osmosis and Crossfertilizations between Historical
Avant-garde Movements“, at EUROPA! EUROPA? First bi-annual conference of the
European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies (EAM), Ghent
University, Belgium
2008 Co-Organizer of a conference on “Futurism and Technological Imagination” at 11th
International Conference of ISSEI (International Society for the Study of European Ideas) at University of Helsinki, published by Rodopi in 2009
2010 Organizer of a conference section on “Futurism in East and Central Europe” at Second bi-annual conference of the European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies (EAM) at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, published by de Gruyter in 2011
2014 Organizer of a conference section on “Futurism in Northern Europe” at Fourth bi-annual conference of the European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies (EAM) at Helsinki University, published by de Gruyter in 2016
2016 Organizer of a conference section on “Futurism and Science” at Fifth bi-annual conference of the European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies (EAM) at Université de Haute Bretagne Rennes 2, France, 1-3 June 2016

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