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TaPRA 2017 AGM Agenda

Theatre and Performance Research Association Annual General Meeting, 1st September, 2017 Salford University (Minutes from previous AGM are below) Welcome from the Chair (GB-B) Minutes of 2016 AGM to be approved and Matters arising Reports: Chair (GB-B) Summary of Executive policy discussions in 2016-17: Executive Committee posts: TaPRA Fellowships: Tracy Catell Treasurer (TR) Accounts ECR…

TAPRA PG BURSARIES 2017

TaPRA invites applications for this year’s ten postgraduate bursaries for the 2017 TaPRA conference, 30 August – 1 September, to be hosted by University of Salford. Please note that bursaries cover the conference fee and a year’s TaPRA membership, but not accommodation. Applicants must belong to a TaPRA Working Group, and have had a paper accepted…

TaPRA Prizes 2017: Shortlists

The shortlisting process for the TaPRA Research Prizes for 2017 is now complete and we are delighted to announce that the following scholars and works have been shortlisted for final consideration: The David Bradby TaPRA Award for Research in International Theatre and Performance Jim Davis, for Comic Acting and Portraiture in Late-Georgian and Regency England (Cambridge…

TaPRA Postgraduate Essay Prize 2017

TaPRA Postgraduate Essay Prize The 2017 TaPRA Postgraduate Essay Competition is open for submissions! All postgraduates registered at an HE institution for PG study on the closing date of 15 May 2017 are eligible and should send essays no longer than 6,000 words to TaPRA’s Deputy Research Officer, Elena Marchevska (e.marchevska@lsbu.ac.uk) by midnight on Monday 15 May 2017. Guidelines…

TaPRA Awards 2017

Dear Colleagues, A very happy new year to you all. TaPRA is delighted to announce that nominations for our research awards, which aim to recognise and celebrate the rich diversity and excellence of research in the field of theatre and performance, are now open. Each year since 2011 TaPRA has sponsored two awards, one for…

ELECTIONS: Deputy Research Officer and PG representative

TaPRA is calling for expressions of interest from colleagues who may wish to join the Association’s Executive Committee. There are two vacancies in the Committee: 1) for a Deputy Research Officer and 2) for a Postgraduate Representative.The deadline for nominations is Friday 13th January 2017 (extended deadline). You must be a TaPRA member to take…

TaPRA Postgraduate Symposium 2017

Call for Papers and Presentations for TaPRA Postgraduate Symposium 2017 ‘Spaces For / Places In’ 3rd February 2017 Edward Boyle Library, Level 13 University of Leeds  Postgraduates and early career researchers are invited to contribute to the 2016 Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) Postgraduate Symposium titled ‘Spaces For / Places In’. The symposium will…

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: TaPRA Fellowship 2016-17

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY TaPRA Fellowship 2016-17 £5k funded research project for Early Career Researcher What is it? TaPRA Fellowship is a new initiative created and funded by TaPRA in partnership with an arts organization, library, museum, or other interested partner. Who is it for? The TaPRA fellow will be an ECR (within eight years of being…

TaPRA Postgraduate Essay Prizewinners 2016

TaPRA is delighted to announce the details of the winning entries in this year’s Postgraduate Essay competition, decided by a panel led by Professor Joanne Tompkins of the University of Queensland. We were hugely impressed this year by the range and level of postgraduate work across all disciplines of theatre and performance displayed by entrants…

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