The Cambridge Interdisciplinary Performance Network

All events held in Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, West Road, Cambridge

  • Monday 19 May 2014,  5-7pm: Performance and its Objects: from Collective to Collection

with Professor Alan Read and Dr Georgina Guy (King’s College London).

Chair: Ellie Lavan (Cambridge)

  • Monday 2 June, 5-7pm: Performance Philosophy

with Dr Laura Cull (University of Surrey) and Eirini Kartsaki (Anglia Ruskin).

  • Friday 20 June, 9am-7pm: Free For All: a one-day symposium

A graduate symposium about performance as an interdisciplinary concept, for all those in Cambridge interested in, working with, or curious about, ideas of performance, performativity, or practice as a way of thinking or angle of approach….

Graduate students (MAs and Phds) from all parts of the university and all departments and faculties, including music, history, sociology, divinity, english, politics, classics, philosophy, history of art, architecture, psychology, linguistics, modern and medieval languages or medicine (etc.) are invited to submit short papers, presentations, or other provocations, with complete freedom to choose whatever discursive frame they think best, providing their presentation is locatable within the Sidgwick site.

Accepted proposals will be organised into a series of discussions, events or displays, culminating in a roundtable discussion of interdisciplinary speakers chaired by Zoe Svendsen (Lecturer in Drama and Performance, Cambridge).

Call for Papers

To join in the Free For All (Symposium), send initial queries, or a 200-300 word abstract/proposal and short bio, to the 2014 symposium organisers, Clare Foster ( and Jonas Tinius ( by Thursday 15 May, 2014.


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