Polskie Towarzystwo Badań Teatralnych

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Polskie Towarzystwo Badań Teatralnych (The Polish Society for Theatre Research) was established in 2012. It continues the tradition of Polish Society of Theatre Historians, which finished its activity to extend broader range of topics, integrating scholars interested in drama, theatre and performance of any kind.

The aim of the Society is to:

The Society’s activities consist of:

In 2013 the Society established the annual award for the best Polish publication about theatre, drama and performance arts.

Every two years the Society meets during a congress discussing the most important topics of contemporary theatre studies and other performance arts. The first one was held in Gardzienice in 2013, the second one in Bydgoszcz in 2015, the third one in Łódź (Lodz) in 2017, the fourth one in Spała in 2019. Due to the pandemic, the fifth congress was held in 2022 in Kalisz.

The Society has currently around 215 members spread around Poland.

The members of the Executive Committee are elected for a term of four years.

PTBT Executive Committee 2020-2024:

Audit Committee 2020-2024:

Contact: badania.teatralne@gmail.com