Quartet Symposium Keynote lecture: ‘Staging the People: Performance, presence and representation’ (Adrian Kear, TFTS)

This lecture will seek to set-up and investigate a key question at the heart of the inter-relation between politics and aesthetics: the inevitable gap and potential conflict between presence and representation made manifest in the internal contradictions and recurrent tensions of the ‘distribution of the sensible’ (Rancire 2004: 12). It […]

Coriolan/us – A one-day symposium

This one-day symposium is a unique opportunity to hear those involved with the innovative and exciting production of Coriolan/us by National Theatre Wales, and those who have written on it, speak about the production. Described by The Observer as “an outstanding production that makes several big points about the theatre […]

Eddie Ladd’s Gaza/Blaenannerch

The Performance and Politics Research Group will attend Eddie Ladd’s latest performance in the Emily Davies Studio at 7.30 on Friday 2 November and have a discussion/drink afterwards. Consider the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from that of another small nation striving to find its identity. De Oscuro, celebrated theatre practitioner Judith Roberts’ […]