Prof Peter W. Marx (Media & Theatre Studies, University of Cologne) in JNU in Sep 2017

Prof Peter W. Marx is a German Theatre and Performace Studies Scholar. He holds the Chair of Theatre and Media Studies at the University of Cologne where he functions also the director of its Theaterwissenschaftliche Sammlung.

Prof Marx is recognized for his research on metropolitan culture at the beginning of the 20th century as well as on Max Reinhardt with an emphasis on Cultural Studies. In addition, his work focuses on contemporary theatre and Shakespeare in performance, particularly on “Hamlet“ as a figure of cultural mobility.

He is visiting Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, as a Guest Lecturer from 18-22 September 2017.

Public Talk by Prof Peter Marx:

22.09.2017: What is ‘quirky history’? or: Reflections on the super powers of theatre historians

Time & Venue: Friday, September 22, 2017 at 5.30 p.m. in the SAA auditorium, JNU, New Delhi