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Research

The Global Shakespeare team is developing a range of research projects and activities which seek to explore Shakespeare's place in in a globalised world. Please visit our People pages to find out what individual members of staff are up to, and keep an eye out for updates on our News pages and Twitter feed,@globalshaxspeare.


Upcoming events


Our Research Links

Links to current projects and centres at Queen Mary University of London and The University of Warwick

  • King Lear World Theatre Workshops - Global Shakespeare are thrilled to be collaborating with Dash Arts in the launch of a groundbreaking project: the . This work commenced with a residency at Warwick Arts Centre and the University of Warwick from June 1 – 11 2015.
  • Indian Shakespeares on Screen (27 - 30 April 2016). Contact Preti Taneja for more information.
  • British, Black & Asian Shakespeare - a major project which aims to mapping the history of non-white actors' and directors' growing role in British cultural lifeover several generations by examining their involvement in the performance and re-interpretation of Shakespeare's plays.
  • Shakespeare on the Road - a collaborative project led by Dr Paul Prescott (Associate Director Global Shakespeare) with Paul Edmondson (Shakespeare Birthplace Trust) and AJ and Melissa Leon (Misfits-Inc) which will celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth by touring fourteen North American Shakespeare festivals in 60 days over the summer of 2014.
  • People's Palace Projects - an independent arts charity that advances the practice and understanding of art for social justice. It is a regularly funded organisation (RFO) of Arts Council England and is based at Queen Mary, University of London.

Links to external projects

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