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Nicolas WhybrowNicolas WhybrowTOP STORY: Professor Nicolas Whybrow is Retiring

Professor Nicolas Whybrow is retiring early at the end of October 2020 owing to recent ill health. He is a long-time member of Theatre and Performance Studies at Warwick, joining in February 2004. A former Head of School (2014-2017), Nicolas taught across a range of modules, most notably Performance and the Contemporary City and Live Art and Performance. In 2010 he won the Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence.

Nicolas played a leading role in the University’s research culture, being appointed as thematic lead for two of its GRPs, Sustainable Cities and Connecting Cultures. In 2017-2020 he was the PI on a 3-year AHRC-funded practice-as-research project entitled Sensing the City, which culminated in a multi-medial exhibition at the Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry and an edited book, Urban Sensographies (2021). Meanwhile, his book Contemporary Art Biennials in Europe: the Work of Art in the Complex City appeared in 2020.


Further details about Nicolas are available on his staff profile on the Theatre and Performance Studies website. Happily, he retains his connection to the University as Emeritus Professor.

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Oxford Handbook of Politics and Performance Published

Oxford Handbook Politics Performance Congratulations to Prof. Silvija Jestrovic and Dr. Milija Gluhovic on the publication of the their Oxford Handbook of Politics and Performance.

Fri 26 Mar 2021, 11:39 | Tags: Publications Research Prof. Silvija Jestrovic

49th in the QS World Rankings for Theatre Studies

We were delighted to find ourselves 49th in the QS World Rankings for Theatre Studies, alongside 15 other departments at Warwick who ended up in the Top 100. Read more here: https://warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/2021_qs_world

Thu 18 Mar 2021, 09:05

Toby Murray stars in Netflix Series Zero Chill

Zero ChillHave you completed Netflix during lockdown? Not any more! Today is the launch date for Zero Chill, a brand new Netflix series starring our very own Toby Murray (First Year Theatre and Performance Studies) as Archie Long. Congratulations Toby on bagging the role and on your performance!
Mon 15 Mar 2021, 15:04 | Tags: Student

Prof. Silvija Jestrovic has been appointed as Senior Editor for Theatre Research International

TRICongratulations to Prof. Silvija Jestrovic who has been appointed as Senior Editor for IFTR's (@iftrcomms) Theatre Research International (@theatreintl). Theatre Research International is the leading academic journal for Theatre and Performance Studies scholars. It publishes articles on theatre practices in their social, cultural, and historical contexts, their relationship to other media of representation, and to other fields of inquiry. The journal seeks to reflect the evolving diversity of critical idioms prevalent in the scholarship of differing world contexts.

Applications are now open for an Associate Editor to work alongside Silvija for the duration of her tenure from 2021 to 2024.

Mon 15 Mar 2021, 09:59 | Tags: Publications Research Prof. Silvija Jestrovic

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