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Celebrating Shakespeare's difference: International perspectives on early modern and contemporary culture

About Global Shakespeare

The Global Shakespeare partnership between QMUL and the University of Warwick concluded in summer 2017, with both institutions continuing to explore opportunities for collaboration in the future.

The MA in Global Shakespeare is no longer available. People interested in applying for a Master’s course in this area are encouraged to consider other postgraduate study options related to Shakespeare. Find out more...

  • For more information on global Shakespeare studies at Queen Mary University of London, please contact Professor David Schalkwyk, Chair in Shakespeare Studies at QMUL.
  • For more information on global Shakespeare studies at the University of Warwick, please head to the Global Shakespeare Research Group.

Research Archive

Hear Dr Preti Taneja (Global Shakespeare Research Fellow) discussing why Shakespeare belongs to all cultures (2:04).

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The Global Shakespeare project shaped the research agenda in Shakespeare studies across criticism, performance, history and media, from television to digital reproduction.

The members of Global Shakespeare continue to develop exceptional interdisciplinary methodologies that highlight the shared differences in approach to Shakespeare's plays, and examine the place and importance of his work in the global context.

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