Connecting Cultures, Hearts and Minds: Shakespeare in China

A conference for teachers, educators, policy-makers, and Shakespeare academics

09.30am – 4.00pm Saturday 6 July
JW Marriott Hotel Zhengzhou, Millennium Royal Plaza, No. 2 Central Business District, Zhengdong New District, Zhengzhou, 450018 China

Over the last two years Shakespeare’s Globe has worked intensively with teachers in Zhengzhou to explore how creative approaches to teaching Shakespeare can enhance their own practice and the intellectual skills and emotional development of their students.

This conference will disseminate the research findings of the project and offer opportunities for delegates to participate in workshops led by participating teachers and Globe Education Practitioners.

Dr Li Yuxia will share her evaluation of the project and the relevance to this work to teachers of English and Drama and to Chinese students. Delegates will receive a range of digital teaching resources on Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.


Welcome and introduction
Georghia Ellinas – Education Associate, Shakespeare’s Globe

Keynote speaker
Dr Li Yuxia, Associate Professor of English Language and Culture at
the University of International Business and Economics, Beijing.

Workshops from practising teachers
Sun Zhihua, teacher at Zhengzhong International Middle School
Du Lili, teacher at The Zhengzhou Experimental Foreign Middle School

Workshops from Globe Education Practitioners
on Globe approaches to teaching Shakespeare
Storytelling performance
of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by a Globe Education Practitioner

Final address
Neil Constable – Chief Executive, Shakespeare’s Globe

This is a bilingual conference with keynote address and workshops
in Mandarin and English.

Please apply to Yu Haiyang at [email protected]

Shakespeare in China

09.30am – 4.00pm Saturday 13 July
Hilton Beijing, 1 Dong Fang Rd, North Dongsanhuan Rd, Beijing, 100027, P.R. China

Over the last two years Shakespeare’s Globe has worked intensively with teachers in Zhengzhou to explore how creative approaches to teaching Shakespeare can enhance their own practice and the intellectual skills and emotional development of their students.

This conference will disseminate the research findings of the project and offer opportunities for delegates to participate in workshops led by participating teachers and Globe Education Practitioners.

Dr Li Yuxia will share her evaluation of the project and the relevance to this work to teachers of English and Drama and to Chinese students. Delegates will receive a range of digital teaching resources on Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.


Welcome and introduction
Georghia Ellinas – Education Associate, Shakespeare’s Globe

Keynote speaker
Dr Li Yuxia, Associate Professor of English Language and Culture at the University of International Business and Economics, Beijing.

Workshops from practising teachers
Sun Zhihua, teacher at Zhengzhong International Middle School
Du Lili, teacher at The Zhengzhou Experimental Foreign Middle School

Workshops from Globe Education Practitioners
on Globe approaches to teaching Shakespeare

Storytelling performance
of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by a Globe Education Practitioner

Final address
Neil Constable – Chief Executive, Shakespeare’s Globe

This is a bilingual conference with keynote address and workshops
in Mandarin and English.

Please apply to Sarah Low at [email protected]