The 34th SIBMAS Conference 2024 Hong Kong
5 October 2023
Dramaturgies of Collecting: Conserving, Restaging, and Interpreting the Performing Arts
23 – 27 June 2024 Henry Cheng International Conference Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
International Association of Theatre Critics are inviting researchers and practitioners to submit proposals that delve into the intricate and dynamic processes of collecting, conserving, restaging, reimagining, and interpreting the performing arts in the context of libraries, archives, and museums of performing arts as well as from artists, curators, and performing arts companies.
About The Conference
International Association of Libraries, Museums, Archives, and Documentation Centres of the Performing Arts (sibmas.org) has been the international network of cultural heritage in the performing arts since 1954, currently serving members across 35 countries and gather individuals and institutions documenting circus, dance, film, opera, theatre and puppetry. SIBMAS promotes research in the performing arts, organises biennial conferences and provides proceedings containing the conference papers.
The 34th SIBMAS Conference 2024 will be held in Asia for the first time. Hosted by the Hong Kong chapter of the International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC(HK)) (iatc.com.hk) in collaboration with The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library, with the support of Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme, this conference coincides with the 70th anniversary of the founding of SIBMAS. It also serves as one of the commemorative events for the 30th anniversary of the founding of IATC(HK).
- 1 December 2023: Proposal Submission Deadline
- 15 January 2024: Notification of Acceptance
- 14 May 2024: Full Paper Submission Deadline
Notes for Submission
- All proposals must be submitted in English via the Online Submission Form.
- Submission guidelines and online submission form can be found here: https://sibmashk2024.iatc.com.hk/call-for-proposals/
IATC look forward to your valuable contributions that will enrich the discourse on “Dramaturgies of Collecting: Conserving, Restaging, and Interpreting the Performing Arts” and strengthen the vital role of SIBMAS in preserving our performing arts heritage for generations to come.
Join us in this collaborative journey to celebrate the performing arts and the institutions that safeguard their legacy!
Conference website: https://sibmashk2024.iatc.com.hk/