1. Shakespearean hybridities: Appropriations, gestures, alternative realities

Conveners: Martin Procházka (Charles University, Czech Republic)

Panelists: Pavel Drábek (University of Hull, UK), Zoltán Márkus (Vassar College, USA),

Martin Procházka (Charles University, Czech Republic)


  1. RecontextualizingShakespeareanStage Politics

Panelists: Alexandra Orlich (Arizona State University, USA), Márta Minier (University of South Wales, UK), Jozefina Komporaly (University of the Arts, London, UK)


  1. Hamlet, Digital Theatre, and Contemporary Conflict in Europe

Convener: Aneta Mancewicz (Kingston University, UK)

Panelists: Chiel Kattenbelt (Utrecht University, Netherlands), Aneta Mancewicz (Kingston University, UK), Robin Nelson (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK), Kurt Vanhoutte (University of Antwerp, Belgium). With contributions from the members of CREW, theatre company from Brussels: Eric Joris, Valery de Smedt, Mia Vaerman.


  1. Reviewing Shakespeare: continental Europe’s voices and silences

Convenor: Dr Janice Valls-Russell (Research Institute for the Renaissance, the Neo-Classical Era and the Enlightenment (IRCL), University Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 and French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), France)

Panelists: Dr Bettina Boecker (Munich Shakespeare Library and English Department, University of Munich, Germany), Professor Anna Maria Cimitile (Dipartimento di Studi letterari, linguistici e comparati, Università degli studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Italy), Dr Urszula Kizelbach (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland), Dr Nicoleta Cinpoes (Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts, University of Worcester, UK)


  1. Shakespeare on the Soviet Screen

Panelists: Ronan Paterson (Teesside University), Michelle Assay (Universities of the Sorbonne and Sheffield), Boris Gaydin, Moscow University of the Humanities


6. Intersections of stage, text and film: new perspectives on Shakespeare and European theatrical cultures

Panelists: Dr Victoria Bladen (University of Queensland, Australia), Assoc Prof Maddalena Pennacchia (Roma Tre University, Italy), Prof Melissa Croteau (California Baptist University, USA)


  1. “Now Let Us Anatomize Shakespeare: Shakespeare-Inspired Ballets in European Ballet Companies”

Convenor: Adeline Chevrier-Bosseau, University of Paris-Est Créteil


  1. Will this thing appear again tonight? – Shakespeare adaptations in the 21st century – A roundtable

Conveners: Alexandra Portmann (University of Cologne), Duška Radosavljević (University of Kent)


  1. Shakespeare and/in Europe: Connecting Voices

Conveners: Dr Nicole Fayard (University of Leicester, UK, Professor Krystyna Kujawinska Courtney (University of Lodz, Poland and Erica Sheen (University of York)


  1. Shakespeare and the call to freedom

Conveners: Dympna Callaghan (Syracuse University), Ewan Fernie (The Shakespeare Institute), Margaret Tudeau-Clayton (Université de Neuchâtel)


  1. National Repositories of Shakespeare Translations: (Dis)assembling the Black Box


Convener: Anna Cetera-Włodarczyk (Warsaw University)

Panelists: Pavel Drabek (University of Hull) and Jesús Tronch (University of Valencia), Panel Sara Soncini (University of Pisa) and Beatrice Montorfano (University of Pisa).


  1. Casting, Identity Politics and Shakespeare on the Contemporary Stage – a roundtable and workshop

Conveners: Sara Reimers, Justine Malone, Jami Rogers