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Coronaviruses 004 loresThe incredibly fast spreading of the coronavirus outbreak is keeping us busy, too. Since the international situation is changing daily, it is quite unpredictable, what the world is going to look like in middle of June. Therefore right now we are not able to make any definite decision. However we are watching the developement closely. Whenever we have new information, we will publish it on this website and on facebook.

We sincerely hope, there is still a way to hold the event at least roughly as is has been planned.

Gillot Mascarade aus1For all those, who so far had difficulties in understanding the contributions in foreign languages: Now, we have the support of a professional interpreter, who'll simultaneously translate the lectures into English and German.

A big thanks to Dance & History e.V. and IHDP, Belgium for their financial support!

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Abraham Bosse 001The New Year has exciting prospects:
Lots of dance in June, when the Symposium will take us to the ballrooms of Europe and their festivities, showing their dazzling splendour, their political and social significance, their fashions and delights.

A Ball by Giovanni Paolo PaniniThe flyers are being printed, the website is up-to-date, registration is now open on the Burg’s homepage. Now everything can get going!

The Ball
Pleasure - Power - Politics
1600 - 1900

10 - 14 June 2020
Burg Rothenfels am Main


Europe’s biggest meeting of researchers, dancers and lovers of dance is certainly not to be missed. The unbelievably intensive atmosphere of these four days, with researchers and dance enthusiasts from all round the world, makes the Symposium an entirely special experience.

All details concerning the congress can be seen here on the website.


Taubertiade TagungsbandFinally!

The proceedings to the conferences about Gottfried Taubert in Leipzig and Paris have been just published:

Hanna Walsdorf/Marie-Thérèse Mourey/Tilden Russell (Hrsg.): Tauberts „Rechtschaffener Tantzmeister“ (Leipzig 1717), Kontexte – Lektüren – Praktiken. Berlin, Frank & Timme, 2019.

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