Clare Finburgh is a researcher and teacher at the Goldsmiths University of London, and the Secretary General of EASTAP. Clare has published widely on modern and contemporary European theatre and performance. Co-authored and co-edited volumes include Jean Genet (2012), Contemporary French Theatre and Performance (2011), and Jean Genet: Performance and Politics (2006).

More recently her research reflects two of the most pressing political and social issues of the modern world: the ecological crisis, and global conflict. She has co-edited a volume of eco-critical essays, Rethinking the Theatre of the Absurd: Ecology, the Environment and the Greening of the Modern Stage (2015) and written a monograph, Watching War: Spectacles of Conflict in the Twenty-First Century (2017).

Clare’s translations of the French playwright Noëlle Renaude’s theatre have been staged at the Edinburgh Festival.