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Online Book Launch: The Oxford Handbook of Politics

and Performance

Edited by Shirin M. Rai, Milija Gluhovic, Silvija Jestrovic, and Michael Saward

Wednesday 21 April 2021 - 1PM-4PM

Opening remarks, Shirin Rai (University of Warwick)
Panel I: Performance and the Politics of Struggle

Chair: Silvija Jestrovic (University of Warwick)

  • Performing Gestures at Protests and Other Sites, Bishnupriya Dutt (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
  • Atmospheres of Protest, Ilan Wall (University of Warwick)
  • Protest and Performativity, Jorge Cadena-Roa and Cristina Puga (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
  • Toward a Theatrical History of the Picket Line, Sophie Nield (RHUL),

Discussant: Mallarika Sinha Roy (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

Panel II: Performing Institutions

Chair: Milija Gluhovic (University of Warwick

  • The Market: Eighteenth-Century Insights into the Performance of Market Practices, Matthew Watson (University of Warwick)
  • Interruption and Interpellation: Leaving the Theatre in Search of the Theatre, Sruti Bala (University of Amsterdam)
  • The Politics of Neo-Liberal Rituals: Performing the Institutionalization of Liminality at Trade Fairs, Anna Leander (The Graduate Institute, Geneva)
  •  The Force of the Somatic Norm: Women as Space Invaders in the UK Parliament (Nirmal Puwar, Goldsmiths University)

Discussant: Paula Diehl (Kiel University)

Closing remarks, Michael Saward (University of Warwick)








Opening remarks and Panel I, with auto-generated captions enclosed.






Panel II and Closing remarks, with auto-generated captions enclosed.