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Shakespeare's 400th anniversary launches with a revival of the original Garrick Ode to Shakespeare and a new tribute from the Poet Laureate.

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Scholars from University of Birmingham's Shakespeare Institute in partnership with Ex Cathedra Choir and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust have commissioned a project for the 2016 Shakespeare anniversary in which renowned actor Sam West and Ex Cathedra Choir will revive David Garrick's historic 1769 Shakespeare Ode performed in Stratford Upon-Avon's Holy Trinity church where Shakespeare is buried.
Date:
19/04/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law

Birmingham and Illinois recruiting top researchers to tackle global challenges

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The University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are jointly recruiting top postdoctoral researchers in areas of common interest that also address major global challenges.
Date:
14/04/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

'The Other Place' Theatre re-opens in Stratford to lead research and creative practice following a University of Birmingham and RSC partnership

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The iconic studio theatre, The Other Place, in Stratford-upon-Avon has reopened after undergoing a transformation partly funded by the University of Birmingham, in a five-year partnership with the RSC. The doors opened to the public on Monday 21 March with a new theatre tour, From Page to Stage, starting on Thursday 24 March.
Date:
21/03/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, International

Chinese director's movie magic comes to Birmingham

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Ground-breaking Chinese director Evans Chan will introduce a 'mini film festival' featuring three of his best-known movies, as part of the University of Birmingham's fourth Arts & Science Festival.
Date:
10/03/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law

Shakespeare collaboration launched between Birmingham and Japan

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The University of Birmingham and Waseda University, in Tokyo, have signed a new agreement to collaborate on research into the works of William Shakespeare.
Date:
08/03/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research
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