Talks Programme

Sir Mark Rylance, Michael Walling & Lucy Dunkerley

Talks Programme

Border Crossings runs a programme of talks and debates to complement our productions and to further our exploration of intercultural theatre. Recent speakers have included:

  • Patron Peter Sellars on Radical Theatre, and Theatre and Africa
  • Sir Mark Rylance (pictured) spoke at the Opening Event of Border Crossings' ORIGINS Festival 2017
  • Indian critic and dramaturg Rustom Bharucha on Terror and Performance
  • Iman Aoun of ASHTAR Theatre (Palestine), Ola Johannsen (Middlesex University) and Ahmed Masoud on Theatre and Palestine
  • Dr Emma Cox (Royal Holloway), Zoe Lafferty (Director of Queens of Syria), Kuhel Khalid and Mark Maughan on Theatre and Refugees
  • David Wilson, Jonathan Chadwick and Bayan Shbib on the Arts and Conflict
  • Prof. Graham Harvey (Open University) and Gabe Hughes (Wampanoag scholar) on Indigenous Cultures, speaking at the House of Commons
  • Alick Tipoti and Tristram Besterman on Indigenous Cultures in Museums
  • The Origins Lecture: lecturers have included Marcia Langton, Winona LaDuke, Fiona Foley, Alanis Obomsawin
  • Benny Wenda on the struggle in West Papua

We also regularly participate in talks and conferences for other organisations.

Check programme pages for forthcoming talks.