Calls for papers – Conferences taking place in June 2021

ESRA Shakespeare Conference
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 3-6 Jun 2021
Seminar & Panel Proposal deadline: 1 July 2020






Venue: The Conference will take place at the Modern Greek Language Teaching Centre, located at the University Campus.

Conference website:

The conference’s potential topics may include (but are not limited to) the following – all to be related to Shakespeare’s work and its imaginative reach in European cultures and beyond:

  • Nature, politics and ethicsNature versus art – duality or conflict
  • Art and politics
  • Art, history and war
  • Natural environments, natural phenomena
  • Art and the built environment
  • Art and the European past
  • Nature, space and place
  • Language, nature and art
  • Language, art and politics
  • Ecocriticism and ecopolitics
  • Flora, fauna and other materialities
  • Remapping(s) of the world: The terrestrial and the oceanic
  • Nature and gender | race | class
  • Nature, art and character
  • Hauntings of the past, injunctions of the present: Rewritings of history, myth and origin narratives
  • State and Nature: Sovereignty and Laws
  • Nature in performance
  • Nature and/or art in media adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays
  • Nature and subject: Fortune, custom and the collective unconscious

Updated important dates:

  • Seminar & Panel Proposal deadline: 1 July 2020
  • Proposal acceptance notification: 20 July 2020
  • Call for Papers opening: 31 July 2020
  • Early Bird Fee Opening: 1 October 2020
  • Call for Papers Deadline: 15 December 2020
  • Call for Papers Acceptance Notification: 10  January 2021
  • Early Bird Fee Expiration: 15 March 2021

(posted 54 May 2020)