Christina Thurner is a Professor for Dance Studies at the Institute for Theatre Studies at the University of Bern/Switzerland. Her main areas of research include: history and aesthetics of dance from the 18th century until today, contemporary dance and performance, historiography, and dance criticism. Recent publications: Tanzkritik. Materialien (1997-2014) (Dance Criticism. Material (1997-2014)), Zurich, Chronos 2015; Beredte Körper – bewegte Seelen. Zum Diskurs der doppelten Bewegung in Tanztexten (Eloquent Bodies – Moved Souls. On the Discourse of Double Movement in Texts on Dance), Bielefeld, Transcript 2009; Original und Revival. Geschichts-Schreibung im Tanz (Original and Revival. Historiography in Dance), ed. with Julia Wehren, Zurich, Chronos 2010.


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