Postgraduate Research Application Workshop

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TaPRA – Postgraduate Research Application Workshop

[19 November 2020, 13:00 – 14:00 GMT]

TaPRA is hosting a postgraduate research applications workshop open to all those planning to apply for postgraduate research study

About this Event

Postgraduate research includes PHD, MPhil, DPhil and Masters by Research degrees and similar programmes of research-focused study. Whether or not you are currently in education, you are welcome to attend this workshop

The workshop will take place online and will be captioned. If you have any accessibility requirements, please contact

During the workshop, guest speakers will give their advice for postgraduate research applications in theatre and performance disciplines, followed by a Q&A.

The panelists:

Dr Kene Igweonu

Dr Kene Igweonu is Deputy Dean (Research and Knowledge Exchange) for the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries at Middlesex University. He is the President of the African Theatre Association (AfTA). Dr Igweonu’s research and publication interests are in actor and performance training, directing, black British theatre, theatre and performance in Africa and its Diasporas, as well as the Feldenkrais Method in health, wellbeing and performance training.

Professor Roberta Mock

Professor Roberta Mock is Professor of Performance Studies and Director of the Doctoral College at the University of Plymouth, and the Chair of TaPRA. Her research – which takes the form of both practice and writing – focuses on gender, sexuality and bodies in performance, with a specific interest in live art and stand up comedy by Jewish women. Roberta was a founding co-director of the AHRC-funded 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training (which focuses exclusively on practice-research in digital art, culture and performance) and the 2020 Chair of the ESRC-funded SWDTP Awards & Ratification Committee.

You do not have to be a member of TaPRA to attend the workshop. To find out more about TaPRA, visit Find us on Twitter at @TaPRA_ and @TaPRA_PG.

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