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PPi Distinguished Speaker Event: Milija Gluhovic, Warwick

Date November 21 @ 6:30 pm - November 22 @ 12:00 pm

Milija Gluhovic is Associate Professor of Theatre and Performance at the University of Warwick. His research interests include: contemporary European theatre and performance; memory studies and psychoanalysis; discourses of European identity, migrations and human rights; religion, secularity, and politics; contemporary North American and North African theatre and performance, and international performance research and pedagogy.

His interest in memory and history has resulted in Performing European Memories: Trauma, Ethics, Politics (2013), which explores the intersections between contemporary European theatre and performance, the interdisciplinary field of memory studies, and current preoccupations with the politics of memory in Europe. The book examines the contradictions, specificities, continuities and discontinuities in the European shared and unshared pasts as represented in the works of Harold Pinter, Tadeusz Kantor, and Heiner Müller, Andrzej Wajda, Artur Zmijewski and other European artists, showing different ways in which they engage with the traumatic experiences of the Holocaust, the Stalinist Gulags, colonialism, and imperialism, challenge their audiences’ historical imagination, and renew their affective engagement with Europe’s past.

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Start:
November 21 @ 6:30 pm
End:
November 22 @ 12:00 pm
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Performance and Politics International Research Centre

Venue

Main Hall, International Politics Building
Penglais
Aberystwyth, SY23 3FE United Kingdom
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