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Jörg Holkenbrink - Faculty of Cultural studies

The educational researcher and theater director Jörg Holkenbrink passed away at the age of 64 years in April.

Jörg Holken- brink was the artistic director of the Center for Performance Studies at the University of Bremen and founder of the associated “Theater der Versammlung” (Theater of Assemblage), which was one of Germany’s first research stages. Holkenbrink’s fields of work included performances bet- ween education, science, and art, as well as the development of research theater methods. In 1993, Holkenbrink received the Berninghausen Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the higher education sector. Jörg Holken brink was a communicative dialogue partner, who moved between disciplines and motivated his students to find new perspectives.

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