Programme for Shakespeare and Nietzsche

Shakespeare and Nietzsche poster v2

10.00: Chair: Richard Wilson (Kingston University)

Paul Kottman (New School, New York)
‘The Eternal Justification of the World’

Eric Heinze (Queen Mary University, London)
‘Nietzsche versus Machiavelli in Shakespeare’

11.30: Coffee

12.00: Chair: John Gillies (Essex University)

Bjorn Quiring (Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich)
‘Hamlet’s Silence in Nietzsche and Benjamin’

Katie Brennan (Temple University, Philadelphia)
‘Nietzsche’s Hamlet Puzzle: Life Affirmation in The Birth of Tragedy

13.30: Lunch (Bell Inn, Hampton)

14.30: Chair: Corin Depper (Kingston University)

 Scott Wilson (Kingston University)
‘Cracking nature’s moulds’

Patricia Gillies (Essex University)
‘Paths to Tragedy: Nietzsche, Shakespeare, World War I in the journal of Sophie Brzeska’

16.00: Tea

16.30: Chair: Richard Wilson (Kingston University)

Tracy Strong (Southampton University)
‘Folly as the mask of uncertain knowledge: Nietzsche’s Shakespeare’

17.30: Round Table Discussion

19.45: Chamber Concert: Bella Schütz and Chantal Schütz
‘From afar there came a song: Nietzsche’s music’

The concert will be a rare opportunity to hear compositions by Nietzsche himself, together with the music by Wagner and others that inspired him.

 Tickets are £20 (includes sandwich lunch, coffee and tea) and £10 for the concert

To book and register for the symposium and / or concert go to: or directly to Eventbrite

All proceeds go to supporting the Temple.

Getting to the Temple.

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