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19 June 2020
As part of her dissertation, MA Shakespeare and Creativity student, Charlotte Bannocks, has been working hard to make Shakespeare accessible to family audiences by creating three short films, using puppets.
10 June 2020
The Shakespeare Institute's continuing research collaboration with Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan's premier university in Shakespeare studies, has this week passed two milestones.
18 May 2020
Our virtual open day was held on 15 May 2020. In case you missed it we have all our course information videos and questions and answers from the day available to view at your leisure.
21 April 2020
Celebrating Shakespeare's birthday virtually on 23 April.
03 April 2020
Over twenty prisons now using materials prepared by Shakespeare Institute scholar to support inmates during the crisis.
06 March 2020
Dame Judi Dench was interviewed by Professor Sir Stanley Wells at the annual London Shakespeare Lecture held in his honour.
25 February 2020
Undergraduate English trip to Stratford-upon-Avon.
13 February 2020
A £1.7 million project to re-connect Birmingham's communities with the city's Shakespearean heritage launched today.
12 February 2020
'Everything to Everybody' - a collaboration between the University of Birmingham and Birmingham City Council - will revive the fortunes of the city's almost-forgotten Birmingham Shakespeare Memorial Library.
10 February 2020
Professor Michael Dobson asks about a distinguished career in Shakespearean theatre.
02 January 2020
An exhibition and interactive event celebrating identity, in collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
05 December 2019
Listen to Shakespeare Institute's Professor Ewan Fernie discussing how the first great Shakespearean was in Birmingham
More forthcoming events
A collaboration with Birmingham City Council will revive the fortunes of the Birmingham Shakespeare Memorial Library