The next FIRT-IFTR (International Federation for Theatre Research) annual conference,

on the theme of 'Re-constructing Asian-ness(es) in the Global Age',

will take place on 14-19 July 2008 in Seoul.

Proposals for papers are invited by 30 November 2007. As usual there
will also be a thriving New Scholars' Forum (closing date for proposals: 15
December 2007) and a New Scholar's Prize (closing date 15 December 2007).
For all information please visit the conference website at

 We look forward to welcoming members to this, the Federation's first
conference in East Asia. Former members may take this opportunity to renew
their association with IFTR by taking advantage of the reduced conference
fee at the time of enrolment.

David Whitton
Joint Secretary General, FIRT-IFTR