Tag Archives: Serbia

Shakespeare in Serbia 4 (video)

Part of the joy of attending an international conference is meeting people one knows. I was delighted to see the English language expert Professor David Crystal O.B.E. at the English-Speaking Union conference in Belgrade. David has spoken on many an occasion at The Shakespeare Centre and he gave a characteristically brilliant and lively talk at […]

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Shakespeare in Serbia 1 (video)

Continuing our series on International Shakespeare’s alongside the Olympic Games… From Craiova in Rumania, I went to Belgrade for an international Shakespeare conference hosted by The English-Speaking Union Serbia There I met with Dr Zorica Becanovic-Nikolic, who works in the Department of Comparative Literature and Literary Theory, University of Belgrade. Among her publications is Shakespeare […]

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Shakespeare in Serbia 3 (video)

Our dispatch from Shakespeare in Belgrade today comes from Natasha Sofranac, a Ph.D. student in the Faculty of Philology at the University of Belgrade. Natasha helped to organise a lecture given by Professor Stanley Wells at her university in May. I have vivid memories of students queuing up the stairs, packing the large lecture hall, […]

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Year of Shakespeare: Henry VI Part One

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   Henry VI Part One, National Theatre Belgrade, dir. Nikita Milivojevic, 13 May 2012 at The Globe, London By Pete Orford   Two things I never thought I would say about Henry VI […]

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