Séminaire : The Apsara Transdisciplinary Research Club



Séminaire : The Apsara Transdisciplinary Research Club

Past: Wednesday, September 28, 2016

For this second session of the seminar “The Apsara Transdisciplinary research Club”, Spuyya Nut, Lecturer on South-East Asia History at the Paris-Diderot University. She will address the his­tory and for­ma­tion of the Apsara dance.

Suppya Nut is Associate Professor at the INALCO, Institut National des Langues Orientales (National Institute of Oriental Language) and at Cologne University. She teaches Khmer lit­er­a­ture (ancient and modern), lex­i­cology, his­tory of South-East Asia and stage arts/live per­forming arts in South-East Asia. Former dancer of the Royal Ballet, she has super­vised the Khmer Dance Project (from 2008 up to 2012) ini­ti­ated by the Centre of Khmer Studies in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Jérôme Robbis Dance Division of the New-York Public Library. She now pur­sues her work with the doc­u­men­ta­tion of the chore­o­graph­ical work of the Princess Norodom Buppha Devi and the his­tory of the Royal Ballet of Cambodia.

The next sessions will take place on the Wednesdays 5, 12, 19 and 26 of October from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on the Saturday, November 5, from 3 p.m.

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