CONSORTIUM ROUND-TABLE ON ASIAN PERFORMANCE: PEDAGOGY AND RESEARCH IN UK HEIs

A consortium of UK academics, working in the diverse fields of theatre, dance and ethnomusicology, come together for the first time in this unique, multidisciplinary, roundtable discussion on the future of Asian theatre, dance and music in the UK HEIs.

Date & Venue: 17 May 2014:  Centre for Creative Collaboration, 16 Acton Street, London (WC1X 9NG)

Consortium:

Asian Performing Arts Forum, Centre for International Theatre and Performance Research, Royal Holloway, University of London

Theatre, Consciousness & Asian Performance Research Group, University of Lincoln

Centre for Dance Research, University of Roehampton, London

Keynote Speaker: Jatinder Verma, Artistic Director, Tara Arts

SCHEDULE:

3.00 Introduction: Dr. Sreenath Nair, University of Lincoln

3.10-3.40 Keynote: Jatinder Verma

3.40 Consortium Roundtable:

Professor Matthew Isaac Cohen, Royal Holloway, University of London

Dr. Arya Madhavan, University of Lincoln

Dr. Ashley Thorpe, Royal Holloway, University of London

Dr. Avanthi Meduri, University of Roehampton

Dr. Shzr Ee Tan, Royal Holloway, University of London

4.30 Responses

Professor (Emeritus) Ralph Yarrow, University of East Anglia

Professor Keith Howard, SOAS

4.50 discussion by participants

5.20 summing up: Professor Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe, University of Lincoln

5.30 end

All welcome!

For more information about the Consortium Round-Table and confirmation of your attendance please contact: Dr. Sreenath Nair, University of Lincoln: snair@lincoln.ac.uk