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Staff members with discipline Theater

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

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performing theory and analysis, contemporary theatre, evaluation processes and theatre criticism, theatrepolicy
drs. L.D.M.E. (Lucia) van Heteren
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docente theaterwetenschap
My research interests lie in the reception and performance of Greek tragedy in the twentieth century and the role of ancient theatre in reinforcing national and political ideologies. I welcome PhD proposals in the following areas: adaptation of Greek tragedy and tragic theory; theatre festivals and cultural politics; theatre and national identity; theatre and fascism.
dr. E. (Eleftheria) Ioannidou
Field / Discipline
D. (Dan) Leberg, MA PhD
Dutch literature to c. 1800, esp. Middle Ages and Rhetoricians' period
prof. dr. B.A.M. (Bart) Ramakers
Professor of Historical Dutch Literature
Dr. Pieter Verstraete holds a PhD degree in the Humanities from the Department of Theater Studies and the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis of the University of Amsterdam. His expertises are in Theatre and Performance Studies, Sound and Audio Culture Studies, American/English Culture and Literature, Communication Studies and Film Criticism. 

His main research interests lie in contemporary (music) theatre, socio-political, activist forms of performance, exile and post-migration. He also works as a freelance theatre critic. Between 2012 and 2014, he received three consecutive fellowships in Turkey to conduct his postdoc research,  “Post-Migration in Performance”, mainly focusing on the Turkish and Kurdish diaspora in Europe. He is currently preparing a new research project, under the heading, "European Networks for Performing Artists in Exile and Activism". 

In his current research, he looks at the work of Turkish and Kurdish artists who collaborate with European ensembles or who work against censorship practices in Turkey to address socio-cultural issues like exilic life, political resistance, identity and commoration through theatre performances. He also has widely published on intermedial aesthetic strategies of sound, voice and aurality in theatre and interactive installation art.
dr. P.M.G. (Pieter) Verstraete
Ass. Prof. in Arts, Culture and Media
Audience and Reception Research
dr. M.L. (Marline Lisette) Wilders
Assistant Professor in Arts in Society / Empirical Research Methods Humanities
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