James Thompson



I am currently director of In Place of War - www.inplaceofwar.net - and have developed and researched performance projects in war zones for a number of years. I work at the University of Manchester where I am one of the directors of the Centre for Applied Theatre Research and director of research for the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute. Books include ‘Applied Theatre’ (2002), ‘Digging Up Stories’ (2005), ‘Performance Affects’ (2009), and with Jenny Hughes & Michael Balfour ‘Performance In Place of War’ (2009).