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27 April 2021
Join Professor Michael Dobson as meets the South African actor John Kani to award him the 2021 Pragnell Prize.
22 April 2021
Join Professor Michael Dobson online as he discusses this lastingly influential actor-manager.
The Shakespeare Institute's very own Professor Tiffany Stern will be appearing in a mini-documentary to be released tomorrow by Shakespeare's Guildhall Trust.
23 April 2021 marks Shakespeare's 457th Birthday, and staff from the Everything to Everybody project, the Birmingham Stories campaign, and The Shakespeare Institute have lots of exciting activity taking place.
02 April 2021
The Shakespeare Institute's Robert Stagg was recently interviewed on BBC Radio Oxford about the astonishing cultural range of @LilNasX's new music video 'Montero'.
04 February 2021
Recent PHd Student Dr José Pérez Díez will introduce this landmark book which features 34 plays by English dramatists Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher.
The Everything to Everybody project, led by Professor Ewan Fernie of The Shakespeare Institute, have launched "World's Stage" a series of seven new short films.
17 December 2020
Our MA Shakespeare and Creativity students have produced 9 short films as part of the West Midlands Culture Response Unit's 'It Gets Lighter From Here' festival on Monday 21 December.
16 December 2020
Professor Michael Dobson, Director of the Shakespeare Institute, has been named as the 2020 winner of Romania's prestigious Craiova International Shakespeare Festival Prize.
15 December 2020
At an online ceremony from the hall of the Shakespeare Institute on 10 December 10, a selection of the Institute's distinguished honorary fellows paid tribute to the extraordinary resilience of our students
23 November 2020
An online conference in collaboration with the Russian Shakespeare Centre.
12 November 2020
AHRC-funded studentships are now available for 2021 entry through the Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership
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