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    Performance, Media and Audience
    Performance, media and audience is an intensive course on communication from the perspective of cultural history. It focuses on the interaction between performers, media and audiences in the past (1400-2000), with particular emphasis on theory and methodology. The central question is: 'How do performers and media transfer ideas and values, and how do publics consume them?' This challenging research seminar demands the utmost from its participants, who will be able to hone their intellectual and critical abilities and fully develop their research potential.
    Nature and performance
    Performance and architecture
    Performance and collective action

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  2. page Performance and architecture edited ... Richard Schechner Victor Turner Literature: Literature Alexander, J.C., 'Cultural pragma…
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    Literature:Literature
    Alexander, J.C., 'Cultural pragmatics: social performance between ritual and strategy', in: Ibidem (ed.), Social performance: symbolic action, cultural pragmatics and ritual (Cambridge 2006) 29-90.
    Andrews, J., Architecture. A performing art (Oxford 1991).
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    Performance,
    Media and Audience
    Performance, media and audience is an intensive course on communication from the perspective of cultural history. It focuses on the interaction between performers, media and audiences in the past (1400-2000), with particular emphasis on theory and methodology. The central question is: 'How do performers and media transfer ideas and values, and how do publics consume them?' This challenging research seminar demands the utmost from its participants, who will be able to hone their intellectual and critical abilities and fully develop their research potential.
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    Performance, Media and Audience
    Performance, media and audience is an intensive course on communication from the perspective of cultural history. It focuses on the interaction between performers, media and audiences in the past (1400-2000), with particular emphasis on theory and methodology. The central question is: 'How do performers and media transfer ideas and values, and how do publics consume them?' This challenging research seminar demands the utmost from its participants, who will be able to hone their intellectual and critical abilities and fully develop their research potential.

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  5. page Performance and collective action edited Performance and collective action In the past decade, the concept of performance has increasin…

    Performance and collective action
    In the past decade, the concept of performance has increasingly been used to reinterpret collective action. In this approach the collective action is understood as cultural performance, a performance in which actors, individually or in concert, display for others the meaning of their social situation (e.g. Alexander 2004).
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  7. page Nature and performance edited ... In the study of man in relation to his environment, nature is not only seen as universal, phys…
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    In the study of man in relation to his environment, nature is not only seen as universal, physical and objective, but also as something emotional, personal and subjective. Scholars regard the environment as ‘an extension of the mind’[1] where man creates his own meaningful world through performed action.[2] Focusing on the perception of the natural environment, rather than the natural environment as such, scholars seek to understand how the relation between humans and nature is embedded in everyday life. Performance theory has played an important role in developing this new approach to the study of human-nature relations. Central to this approach is the idea that the relationship between men and nature is no pre-established and fixed, but is ‘open to improvisation, creativity and emergence.’[3]
    Merging performance with nature
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    different disciplines, e.g.for example environmental psychology
    In the past decade, performance theory played an important role in a new view of human-environment relations. Several scholars (Crouch, Marvin) have argued that human interaction with the natural world is a performed action. They contend that practices (in everyday life as well as in ritualized activities) enable people to construct their own meaningful world through which they achieve a deeply sensuous relationship with the natural environment. Performance involves not only scripted ideas and values, but also inventiveness and improvisation. Performance becomes an event or an activity through which presence and meaning is created.
    Staging the environment
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    seamlessly united, “taskscapes”.'taskscapes'. A taskscape
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    by its “affordance”.'affordance'. He defines
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    a stone as afor shelter, whereas
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    ability to “design”'design' the natural
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    Gibson, humans have the ability to developare capable of developing a “designer orientation”,'designer orientation', which allows
    Performance and nature in history
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    governed by pre-conceivedpreconceived ideas and
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    theory in (natural)natural history refersrefer to the
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    group identities. Lowenthal,Lowenthal argues for
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    In this bundlecollection scholars from
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    such as religionreligious studies, anthropology,
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    as the “lived space”'lived space' of everyday
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    of nature-human relations.’[6]relations'.[6] Although research
    References
    Crouch, D., ‘Performances and constitutions of natures: a consideration of the performance of lay geographies’, in: Szerszynski, B., W. Heim and C. Waterton (eds), Nature performed. Environment, culture and performance (Oxford 2003).
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