Cultures of a Postmigrant Society, Include!

Talking and acting back from the margins

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This congress focuses on the currently marginalized part of artistic and cultural practice: it deals with artistic productions in the post-migrant society from a trans-disciplinary perspective; and wants to connect players from the cultural field. The aim is to generate and reflect on knowledge through workshops, and artistic and academic input.


The Union des Théâtres de l'Europe and the Volkstheater Wien contribute to this conference with one panel.


The congress is organized by: Birgit Peter (Institute for Theatre, Film and Media Studies at the University of Vienna); Aslı Kışlal and Anna Schober (daskunst and diverCITYLAB), Anne Wiederhold and Ivana Pilic (Kunst-Sozial-Raum Brunnenpassage), Petja Dimitrova (Academy of Fine Arts), Walter Rohn (Institute for Urban- and Regional Research), Volkstheater and the Union des Théâtres de l’Europe.


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PANEL Zufluchtsstadttheater/Sanctuary City Theatre

Keynote and Discussion


The Panel in the framework of the Conference Cultures of a Postmigrant Society, Include! Talking and acting back from the margins gathers theatre makers who are in exile themselves or who work with refugee artists, who enter new cooperations or develop new models and structures at state und municipal theatres.

Starting from singular artistic experinces, the final discussion will ask about the role of artists, institutions and the civil society within the process to take into account the reality of the city as a sanctuary city.


With Ayham Majid Agha (actor, director, writer, Exil Ensemble of the Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin), Rafat Al Zakout (director, Collective Ma'louba), Jessica Glause (Director, Bavarian State Opera, Munich, and Open Border Ensemble of the Kammerspiele Munich), Krystel Khoury (Dramaturg, Open Border Ensemble of the Kammerspiele, Munich), Tina Leisch (Text- und Theaterworker, Die Schweigende Mehrheit, Vienna)


The Panel will be held in English.

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An event by the Union des Théâtres de l’Europe in collaboration with the Volkstheater Wien.

In the context of the CONFLICT ZONES | ZONES DE CONFLIT network-programme.

With the support of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.


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Conference

30 - 30 October, 2017