26th Annual Oxford Dance Symposium

The 26th Annual Oxford Dance Symposium will take place in New College on 16th & 17th April 2024. 

Organised by Michael Burden and Jennifer Thorp.

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Call for Papers: Dance & Institutions

The Oxford Dance Symposia focus on the technique, practice, and philosophy of dance during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries; we always welcome papers on any aspect of dance during this period. 

Each year, however, we have a light touch theme to which participants are invited to respond if they wish. The theme for 2024 will be 'Dance and Institutions' to include, for example, academies, Jesuit colleges, theatre contracts and professional regulation of dancers. The theme should be interpreted as broadly as possible, but within the date range of the symposium. 

Those wishing to submit abstracts (200 words) and a biography (150 words) should do so to jacqui.julier@new.ox.ac.uk by 30th November 2023

Any queries should be directed to michael.burden@new.ox.ac.uk or jennifer.thorp@new.ox.ac.uk 

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