Conference Contribution Details
Mandatory Fields
Lionel Pilkington
American Conference for Irish Studies
"'Ansbacher Presents:' Theatre and Capital Investment in 1980s Ireland."
University College Cork
Invited Oral Presentation
Optional Fields
When in mid 1980s Ireland successive Finance Acts cemented the priority relationship between leading theatre institutions and capitalist investment, they set in place a range of funding, organizational and ideological structures that have remained unchallenged and un-analysed ever since. This paper sets out to describe these structures and their damaging social effects and well as examine the contemporary arguments that were made against their impostion
Publication Themes
Humanities in Context