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Supplementary Call for Contributions for 2022

Due to the Corona pandemic, the Historical Dance Symposium at Burg Rothenfels, originally planned for 2020, has been postponed to 2022. We plan to keep the same topic "The Ball" with the same speak...

Dance & History Online

We are happy to invite you to our first online event: "Die neueste Art zur Tantzkunst" Dance in Germany 1600 - 1900 6 - March on "Zoom" Conference language: German! The conference focuses on d...

Les corps en spectacle

This is the title of a new and extensive publication about German dance culture from the 16th to the 18th century by Marie-Thérèse Mourey, one of the best experts in this field. Its main focus lies...

Call for Applications 6 Online Lectures

An organisation from Munich has published a call for applications for an exciting online project: Call for Applications:  6 Online Lectures on Practical Dance History of the 15th to 19th Cent...

Hot off the press: Pierre Dubreil

Hot off the press: Carola Finkel’s study of the life and works of Pierre Dubreil, Munich’s famous 18th-century court dancing master, has just been published as vol. 1 of the new series tanz|dokumen...

A "new" baroque choreography

German choreographies from the 18th century in Feuillet notation are very rare. It is all the more gratifying that Carola Finkel has discovered a previously unknown manuscript in the depths of the ...

European Drama and Performance Studies

A few weeks ago Classiques Garnier has published a new volume of European Drama and Performance Studies focussing on "The Stage and its Creative Processes (16th-21st century)". There you can find ...

Dance, Song, Music and Sociability...

The Universities of Warwick, Queen Mary and Notre Dame are organising a conference/workshop under the title: Dance, Song, Music and Sociability 1750 -1832 5-6 March 2021 A call for papers has bee...

Save the date!

After solving various issues regarding the postponement of the Historical Dance Symposium, Burg Rothenfels has definitely fixed its new date for 15 - 19 June 2022. The Symposium Special will take p...

Symposium postponed!

Like many other conferences, the Historical Dance Symposium, 10 - 14 June, has now been cancelled (including the Symposium Special, 7 -10 June). It will be postponed, probably to 15 - 19 June 2022....