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07 January 2022
The Shakespeare Institute celebrated the successful launch of its Shakespeare Beyond Borders Alliance - a global network aiming to unite those working with Shakespeare from around the world and across society..
30 November 2021
Birmingham Centre for Art Therapies have worked with communities across Birmingham to create a new exhibition titled: "the strawberry grows underneath the nettle", a title inspired by a quote from Henry V.
10 November 2021
In November 2021, the University of Birmingham welcomed the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) to our Edgbaston campus as part of our exciting collaboration with the theatre company.
27 October 2021
The University of Birmingham is to continue its collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company, committing to a partnership for a further five years.
23 July 2021
Shakespeare Institute faculty and PhD students were extensively involved in this year's virtual World Shakespeare Congress, hosted by the University of Singapore.
Professor Michael Dobson joins the board as one of the trustees that make up the charity's governing body.
Professor Michael Dobson in video conversation with Professor Ewan Fernie about the £1.7 million project 'Everything to Everybody'.
15 July 2021
Artist and Curator Mohammed Ali – Soul City Arts has created two new graffiti murals in the heart of Sparkbrook and Balsall Heath for 'Everything to Everybody'
24 June 2021
Ellen Addis, Midlands 4 Cities PhD student, watched top researchers from the University of Birmingham's as they took to the screen in this year's Hay Festival to lead talks and debates showcasing their research.
21 June 2021
PhD student Saoirse Laaraichi (Shakespeare Institute) writes for the CEMS KCL blog
15 June 2021
Shakespeare Beyond Borders Alliance is a global network established by the Shakespeare Institute with the aim of uniting those working with Shakespeare from around the world and from across the social spectrum.
07 June 2021
Madeleine Carter and Rebecca Feely (MA Shakespeare & Creativity) talk about their part in the series of monologues based on characters from Shakespeare, but translated into a modern context.
More forthcoming events
How we are exploring issues of climate through the arts, humanities and law.
The College of Arts and Law is placed 67th in the Times Higher Education 2022 rankings, making it one of the best places for study and research in this field globally.
A collaboration with Birmingham City Council will revive the fortunes of the Birmingham Shakespeare Memorial Library