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Memory and Theatre

Date: 1.8.1996-31.12.1997
Code: 8160
Department: Åbo Akademi University / Faculty of Arts (HF), Dept. of Comparative Religion and Folkloristics
Address: Biskopsgatan 10 B, FIN-20500 Åbo
Phone +358-2-2154 398
Fax +358-2-2154 902
E-mail nholm@abo.fi
Project leader: TD, FL Nils G. Holm, professor (1.8.1996-31.12.1997)
Researchers: FK Tomas Mansikka (1.8.1996-30.11.1996)
FK Susanne Österlund (1.9.1997-31.12.1997)
Type of research: 0 (0=Within duty, 1=Ordered research, 2=Co-operation)
- basic research 100 %
ŇA internal financing: FIM 45000
Man months: Totally: 8 months
Keywords: ritualer, Swedenborg : Finland, kultur, diffusion (sociologi), rituaallit, Swedenborg : Suomi, kulttuuri, diffuusio (sosiologia), swedenborgianism, ockultism, parapsykologi, teater, upp-och-nervända världe, Sedenborg, ockultism, parapsychology, theatre,

Memory and Theatre.The project will be looking at different types of memorization techniques used in drama.Main field of study will be Medieval/Renaissance and Folk drama.The project is specifically concerned with examining the role of memory/memory techniques in folk tradition, and will concentrate on the emblematic memory-images of classical sort of memory, and traditional memory-strategies of oral literature.The other part of the project deals with E.Swedenborg and his influence in Scandinavia, especially Finland in nineteenth century.

Publication(s)

4.3.1996 / 3.4.1997