Staging Atmospheres – Theatre and the Atmospheric Turn

The Department of Drama at Queen Mary University of London is pleased to announce Staging Atmospheres – Theatre and the Atmospheric Turn a two-day conference and workshop, Friday 8th and Saturday 9th December 2017, generously sponsored by the International Ambiances Network.
Staging Atmospheres presents an interdisciplinary interrogation of the place of theatre in the understanding of ‘atmosphere’.
The conference organisers are keen to encourage dialogue amongst artists and academics across a range of disciplines beyond theatre and performance studies and internationally. We invite all participants to play with ideas as well as presenting them. If you are interested in presenting a paper please email 300 word abstracts to If you are interested in attending as a participant, rather than a speaker, please email a 300 word outline of your interests as they relate to the conference topic. Numbers are limited.

Deadline for abstracts and participation requests: 5th October 2017

You can find more information here.

Invited speakers:

Tonino Griffero (Università di Roma “Tor Vergata)
Carl Lavery (University of Glasgow)