The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 24.0058  Tuesday, 12 February 2013


From:       Jean-Christophe Mayer <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

Date:        February 12, 2013 6:33:19 AM EST

Subject:    Announcement: European Shakespeare Research Association Congress 


European Shakespeare Research Association Congress 


Shakespeare & Myth 


hosted by the Institut de Recherche sur la Renaissance, 

l'âge Classique et les Lumières (IRCL) 


in partnership with the Printemps des Comédiens (Montpellier) 

under the auspices of the Société Française Shakespeare 



Wednesday 26–Saturday 29 June 2013 



Agenda and deadlines


3 March 2013: Deadline for EARLY registration

1 April 2013: Deadline for sending contributions to seminar leaders

3 June 2013: Deadline for pre-registration



Programme and venues

Discover ESRA 2013 in Montpellier: 12 plenary speakers, 14 seminars, a theatre workshop, Claus Peyman’s Richard II for the Berliner Ensemble, a “Shakespeare under the stars” Film Marathon, and more . . . 


Download the preliminary programme and details of venues here: <https://dl.dropbox.com/u/66244838/esra2013_programme_eng.pdf>



Registration and funding


Early registration: 70 euros (35 euros for accompanying persons and/or members of the Société Française Shakespeare: http://www.societefrancaiseshakespeare.org/)


Regular registration: 80 euros (40 euros for accompanying persons and/or members of the Société Française Shakespeare: http://www.societefrancaiseshakespeare.org/).


Registration fees include conference pack, entrance to all lectures and seminars, coffee breaks, publishers’ area, free Wifi zone.


Registration fees do not include the following:


-       opening dinner (28 euros),


-       open-air buffet and film marathon “Shakespeare under the stars” (22 euros)


-       theatre tickets (11 euros)



To register online




Congress registration => click on French or English flag => choose ESRA 2013 in the list of conferences. Click on pre-registration and enter requested details (*) plus other relevant details. For “Tarification” (ie fees): choose “Academic”, “Accompanying Person” or “Member SFS” (if a member of the Société Française Shakespeare).


Allow a few days for us to check any necessary details.


Once your pre-registration has been accepted, you will receive confirmation to proceed to online registration and payment by credit card.


See contact provided below if you have any difficulties.



Duration of the conference


Participants will be able to sign in and collect their packs on Wednesday 26 June 2013 from 10 am to 4pm.


The conference will open on Wednesday 26 June 2013 at 2pm and close on Saturday 29 June at 5.30pm. A cultural event may be proposed on Saturday evening.





The conference venues are located in the city centre, in University premises (Saint-Charles Campus) on place Albert 1er and just off boulevard Henri IV (Faculté de médecine), 400 yards away (easy access by tram and on foot). Please note that the opening afternoon and evening will be in a third, different venue (see maps at the end of the programme).





Montpellier offers hotels in all categories. Delegates are invited to make their own arrangements. Information about accommodation may be accessed at:













Please note: Conference delegates who have finalised their registration and are contemplating to book at the 4-star hotel Jardin des sens (Relais et Châteaux) may enjoy a discount on some rooms. Please contact our conference manager directly for details.




Conference Manager: Vanessa Kuhner-Blaha

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