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29 March 2019
Chris talked to the TV Historian about Shakespeare and Love
25 February 2019
Martin Wiggins, Abigail Rokison-Woodall and Michael Dobson interviewed in Quest article.
18 January 2019
Community representatives from across Birmingham had an exciting preview of a major new project which will unlock the city's forgotten Shakespearean heritage.
28 November 2018
Experts from the University of Birmingham and their counterparts at Waseda University were joined by Japanese Kyogen actor Mansai Nomura to explore how to bring Shakespeare to life for today's theatre audiences.
15 November 2018
Elizabeth Sandis introducing a reading of 'The Queen's Arcadia' by Shakespeare's Globe.
06 November 2018
Professor Ewan Fernie appeared on Radio 3's Sunday Feature in conversation with Dr Islam Issa, who did his PhD under Dr Hugh Adlington in EDACS and is now a BBC New Generation Thinker. The subject was Shakespeare and Terrorism. You can listen to the programme here:
01 November 2018
We are now ranked 70 in the subject ranking for arts and humanities, which covers art, performing arts, design, languages, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy, theology, architecture and archaeology.
25 October 2018
A major project to re-connect Birmingham's communities with the city's Shakespearean heritage and re-establish the West Midlands as the world's 'go-to Shakespeare centre'has won National Lottery support.
08 October 2018
Richard O'Brien (Shakespeare Institute) who was named as the new Birmingham Poet Laureate at an event held at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
17 September 2018
Honorary Fellows of the Shakespeare Institute well-represented at memorial events.
15 August 2018
Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
07 August 2018
Ewan Fernie interviewed by History WM.
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