Activities

Year 1

A Shift of Balance Annual meeting and discussions at Beijing Dance Academy

Dance Studies Forum, Beijing Dance Academy, China 16–17 November 2015

Public Seminar at China National Academy of Arts, China 15 April 2016

Principle investigator Prof. Chris Bannerman and research team meet at Beijing Dance Academy to begin the first Shift of Balance annual discussion, 16 November 2015
Studio Presentation by Prof. Yang Ou from Dance Studies Department, Beijing Dance Academy, 17 November 2015

Demonstration of Han painting-inspired dance movement, Beijing Dance Academy, 17 November 2015

Year 2

A Shift of Balance Annual meeting and discussions at Taipei National University of the Arts

Published dedicated journal issue – Choreographic Practices volume 7.2 by Intellect

– Dedicated journal issue – Choreographic Practices volume 7.2 by Intellect:
https://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-issue,id=3232/

– Downloadable Chinese version (free):
https://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/MediaManager/File/CHOR%207.2_complete%20issue.pdf
The 14th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management (AIMAC), Beijing, China 24–28 June 2017

The 3rd National Minzu Dance Forum, Urumqi, China 14–17 July 2017

Maerkang Guozhuang Festival ‘The Legacy and Heritage of Quan Wu’ Forum, Sichuan Abba, China, 26–29 September 2017

Shift of Balance Taipei meeting 2016. From left: (back row) Lin Yatin, Chao Chifang, Martin Welton, Rebecca Loukes, Wang Yunyu, Chris Bannerman, Tseng Rayuan, (front row) Stefanie Sachsenmaier, Jiang Dong, Chen Yaping, Pei Li Ng, Vida Midgelow, 5 August 2016
Observing rehearsal session at Taipei National University of the Arts, 3 August 2016
Discussions between academics and TNUA postgraduate students, 3 August 2016
A visit to Prof. Liu Feng-Shueh’s Neo-Classical Dance Company to learn about the re-imagining of Tang (dynasty) Court Music and Dance. Group photo of the researchers and performers, 4 August 2016

Choreographic Practices – Special Issue – ArtsCross/Danscross/ Transcultural dialogues, published by Intellect Journals in December 2016. Available in English and Chinese (free)

Year 3

A Shift of Balance Annual meeting and discussions at Middlesex University

International Symposium on Practice-as-Research, Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts, Hong Kong 4–6 December 2017

Public Seminar at Yunnan Arts University, Yunnan, China 8–10 December 2017

Dance Critics and Producers Forum funded by China National Arts Fund, Shanghai, China 23–24 May 2018

Artistic Doctorates in Europe (ADiE) Chichester – What’s in it for …? Chichester, United Kingdom 25–28th June 2018

Dance Studies Association Conference, Malta 5–8th July 2018

Public Seminar at China National Academy of Arts, China 10 November 2018

Practicing Between Cultures panel discussion, University of Exeter, UNITED KINGDOM 14 November 2018

Discussion between academics and PhD students at Middlesex University, 4 September 2017
Presentation by PhD student Chen Taiyueh from Taipei National University of Arts, 5 September 2017
Exploring the Pushing-hands (a Taichi Chuan technique) concept of Translation Studies proposed by scholar Martha Cheung, 6 September 2017
Group photo after PhD presentations session. From left (back row): Chen Yaping, Rebecca Loukes, Stefanie Sachsenmaier, Chen Taiyueh (TNUA), Jamieson Dryburgh (MDX), Victor Fung (MDX), Zhang Lin, (front row) Wang Yunyu, Xu Rui, Chris Bannerman, Vida Midgelow, Pei Li Ng, Jiang Dong, 5 September 2017
A visit to English National Ballet to see rehearsals of Akram Khan’s Giselle, 7 September 2017