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Gregory Doran receives honorary Doctorate of Letters from The University of Birmingham

Gregory Doran receives honorary Doctorate of Letters from The University of Birmingham
Description
Gregory Doran, the artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, receives an honorary Doctorate of Letters, in recognition of his theatrical career .
Date:
13/07/2015

Is Shakespeare hiding in Maofeng Mountain?

Description
The University of Birmingham is set to teach Chinese children about Shakespeare in a week-long summer camp at Maofeng Mountain, near Guangzhou in Guangdong province.
Date:
10/07/2015

The James Shirley Marathon

The James Shirley Marathon
Description
Every June, members of The Shakespeare Institute read aloud, in chronological order, the complete dramatic canon of a sixteenth- or early seventeenth-century playwright. This year we turn to James Shirley.
Date:
04/06/2015

Dr Chris Laoutaris speaks at the Hay Festival

Dr Chris Laoutaris speaks at the Hay Festival
Description
On 29 May the Shakespeare Institute's Dr Chris Laoutaris lectured in front of more than 500 people at the Hay Festival.
Date:
03/06/2015

World Shakespeare Congress 2016 - registration now open

World Shakespeare Congress 2016 - registration now open
Description
A celebration of Shakespeare's memory and the global cultural legacy of his works in the two places which mattered most in his life and career.
Date:
26/05/2015

Honorary Fellow Sir Kenneth Branagh visits the Shakespeare Institute to salute 'fantastic' collaboration with Royal Shakespeare Company

Honorary Fellow Sir Kenneth Branagh visits the Shakespeare Institute to salute 'fantastic' collaboration with Royal Shakespeare Company
Description
Sir Kenneth Branagh visited the Shakespeare Institute to discuss his forthcoming season in the West End and the Institute's forthcoming partnership with the RSC.
Date:
27/04/2015

£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham
Description
For 2015 entry the University has two brand new schemes which offer £10,000 scholarships for Masters students. These scholarships have been jointly funded by the British Government; the allocation of the awards, which is the fourth highest in the UK, further cements Birmingham's place amongst the very best higher education institutions for postgraduate study.
Date:
10/03/2015

The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe

The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe
Description
The Shakespeare Institute's Dr Chris Laoutaris on BBC1's One Show.
Date:
13/02/2015

Shakespeare on the Global Stage

Shakespeare on the Global Stage
Description
Erin Sullivan co-edits book on Shakespeare's role in the 2012 London Cultural Olympiad.
Date:
12/02/2015

University of Birmingham announces ground-breaking collaboration with Royal Shakespeare Company

University of Birmingham announces ground-breaking collaboration with Royal Shakespeare Company
Description
The University of Birmingham today reveals an exciting five-year collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). This pioneering project will see the reinstatement of the iconic studio theatre, The Other Place. Opening in 2016 to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, it will be a hub for cutting-edge research and creative practice.
Date:
05/02/2015
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