Collective residencies / Researching war and theatre in the current scene / Olot


From Monday, 16 October 2023 to Monday, 23 October 2023

PhD Researcher
Bellaterra, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona


He holds a PhD in Catalan Language and Literature from the UAB and teaches Catalan Literature and Theatre Studies at the same university. He has specialised in the study of contemporary Catalan theatre. He has published several books on the period of the war and the revolution of 1936-1939, including 'Teatre, guerra i revolució. Barcelona, 1936-1939' (2005, Serra d'Or Critics' Prize for Research in the Humanities 2006). He is also the author of several books on the Catalan actress Margarida Xirgu. In recent years, he has published 'El teatro catalán en el exilio republicano de 1939' (2016), 'Maria Aurèlia Capmany, escriptora compromesa (1963-1977)' (2018), and, together with Sharon Feldman, 'Els límits del silenci. La censura del teatre català durant el franquisme' (2016). He is a member of the Study Group on the History of Culture and Intellectuals (UB) and of the Centre for the Study of Dictatorships and Democracies (UAB).


We will discuss how 21st century theatre reflects contemporary wars and how it can help us to better understand the world today.

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