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:

Art and politics

Art and the built environment

Art and the European past

Art, history and war

Ecocriticism and ecopolitics

Flora, fauna and other materialities

Hauntings of the past, injunctions of the present: Rewritings of history, myth and origin narratives

Language, art and politics

Language, nature and art

Natural environments, natural phenomena

Nature and gender | race | class

Nature and/or art in media adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays

Nature and subject: Fortune, custom and the collective unconscious

Nature, art and character

Nature in performance

Nature, politics and ethics

Nature, space and place

Nature versus art – duality or conflict

Remapping(s) of the world: The terrestrial and the oceanic

State and Nature: Sovereignty and Laws

Theme: Overlay by Kaira