Translating Cultures: Creating Cultural Exchange and Change


This research project was undertaken by Professor Elaine Aston (Lancaster) and Dr Mark O’Thomas (Lincoln) in collaboration with The Royal Court Theatre, London. The project's objective was  to extend understanding of the Royal Court’s method and process of translating cultures and languages in dramatic forms and contexts by exploring how this can relate to and produce social and political change.  The research team provide a preliminary assessment of the Court’s impact on international cultural development with specific reference to partnership projects in South America and the Arab world here:

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