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Editorial Board

Platform is run by postgraduates for postgraduates. The Editorial Board is formed of some of our PhD students and collaborators from other universities. Read about our Board members and their research interests below.

Raz Weiner - Editor

Raz is a practitioner of theatre and stage. His MA project in Goldsmiths College focused on contemporary meanings and utilities of The Political in performance, and their scenographic implications. This study built on years of experience in community theatre and pedagogy in Israel/Palestine. Raz is currently working toward his PhD at Royal Holloway, University of London under the supervision of Dr. Bryce Lease. His research studies appearances and representations of 'Africa' and 'Africans' in Israeli public discourse, imaginary and cultural production. The long-term aim of his practice-based study is to experiment with the potential of performance to challenge moral geographies and discourses of race in Israel/Palestine.

Julia Peetz - Editor

Julia is a PhD researcher in Performance and Politics at the University of Surrey. Her research interests include populism, political rhetoric, post-postmodernism, authenticity, the theatricality of politics, interdisciplinary research practice, media literacy and media criticism, rhetoric, political theory, “progress” as a concept and David Foster Wallace. She was the initiator/organiser of the 'Is Thought Action?' Conference at the University of Amsterdam in 2013, and was the Chair of the 6th annual Postgraduate Research Conference at the University of Surrey in 2016.

Sonny Peart - Book Reviews Editor

Sonny is a PhD researcher in the Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance at Royal Holloway University of London. Supervised by Professor Elizabeth Schafer, he is researching early modern theatre entrepreneurs. He is a Visiting Lecturer at Roehampton University.





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From 'Minutae, Mysteries and Magic,' Vol. 5, No.1


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