Five Days ‘Exploring Theatre Translation’ in Buenos Aires

Jack Tarlton (middle left crouching) with the OWRI Translingual Communities Strand and colleagues

Actor and teacher Jack Tarlton tells us about his experience working with the OWRI Translingual Communities Strand and colleagues on a theatrical translation workshop in Buenos Aires. Professor Catherine Boyle (Language Acts and Worldmaking), playwright John Donnelly and actor Jack Tarlton had never worked together before they and Lucila Cordone and María Laura Ramos of … Continue reading Five Days ‘Exploring Theatre Translation’ in Buenos Aires

The realities of domestic worker activism and the fight for truth and justice

In our latest blog post, Dr Ella Parry-Davies, an AHRC and BBC New Generation Thinker and a British Academy postdoctoral fellow at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, shines a light on domestic worker activism and some of the associated stereotypes. If you survey some of the most widely read … Continue reading The realities of domestic worker activism and the fight for truth and justice

A New Kind of Laboratory: Researching Song and Identity in the Judaica Project

It is not easy to explain the project “Judaica: An Embodied Laboratory for Songwork.” Funded by a Leadership Fellow award from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (2016-2018), the core of this project was six months of full-time embodied practice research involving three skilled practitioners working closely together, first in a studio and later in a variety of other places.

Four years as a New Generation Thinker

In this Blog, John Watts, Programme Coordinator at AHRC, describes the many events, projects and organisations that Dr Naomi Paxton has taken part in since becoming a New Generation Thinker. In 2014 I was involved with the New Generation Thinker scheme run in conjunction with BBC Radio 3 which aims to develop a new generation … Continue reading Four years as a New Generation Thinker