Lisa Peschel

Dr Lisa Peschel is a senior lecturer (associate professor) in theater at the School of Arts and Creative Technologies, University of York, England. She has been researching theatrical performance in the Terezín/Theresienstadt ghetto since 1998. Her articles on survivor testimony and scripts written in the ghetto have appeared in theatre- and Holocaust-related journals in the US and the UK and in Czech, German, and Israeli publications. The volume Performing (for) Survival: Theatre, Crisis, Extremity, co-edited with Dr Patrick Duggan was published in 2016, and her edited volume A Holocaust Cabaret: Remaking Theatre from a Jewish Ghetto, about the reconstruction of the satirical musical revue Prinz Bettliegend from the materials in the present volume, was published in 2023. She has received a Fulbright grant in the Czech Republic and fellowships at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University, and the Jewish Museum in Prague. From 2014 to 2018 she was a co-investigator on project Performing the Jewish Archive, funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council.

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