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Call For Papers

Re-Routing Performance / Re-caminant l’escena
IFTR/FIRT International Federation for Theatre Research
Annual Conference Barcelona 2013, SPAIN
22nd – 26th July, 2013

Click on Theme to see the rationale for the conference on this website. Click on the links below to download a PDF version of the CFP Theme:

- Call for papers in English
- Appel à Communications en français


This page offers information regarding the three different forms of conference participation and the process of abstract submission.

For a description of the conference theme and suggested topics, please visit the section themes on this website. For information regarding the specific CFP issued by each Working Group, please visit the subpage WG Calls For Papers on this website.

To go directly to the abstract submission page, click here

You can find here a visual aid on How to submit an abstract for IFTR Conference


Remember to check the site-link Themes and Topics to know the main theme of the conference and to see some of the suggested research areas that will be covered in the 2013 IFTR/FIRT Conference.

Abstracts may be submitted until 31st January. In case you apply for an IFTR/FIRT bursary to attend the conference, the deadline for abstract submission is December 1st 2012.

The maximum length for the abstract submission is 300 words.

All abstracts, as well as the live panels during the conference, MUST be presented in English or French.

Each abstract corresponds to a certain type of presentation. You will have to choose one of the following categories, and specify in the submission which one applies to your abstract. Only one presentation is allowed per person, so you must decide where to send your submission:

Information about these categories in site-links.


Please note that in order to submit an abstract for consideration you must be a member of IFTR/FIRT for the year 2013.

Membership registration, conference registration and abstract submission are handled by Cambridge University Press on behalf of IFTR/FIRT.

To join or renew your IFTR/FIRT membership, submit an abstract, or register for the conference, please go to: http://journals.cambridge.org/iftr

Click here to see step by step visual instructions on How to submit an abstract for IFTR Conference

Conference registration will open in March 2013, after all abstracts have been received and accepted.