As agents—national, transnational, local, non-governmental, ad-hoc, and so on- engage in highly improvisatory responses to the refugee/immigration crisis, and as rapidly changing situations demand nimble and quick responses, what might improvisational theory bring to the table?  In the face of the profound suffering we are witnessing, is there a place for arts-based practices in addressing this crisis?

The conference is taking place at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens on 8 and 9 October. Read more