Author Archives: Timo Uotinen

About Timo Uotinen

Timo Uotinen is a Finnish PhD student at Royal Holloway, University of London working on Shakespeare and philosophy - more specifically on Baconian philosophy, Shakespearean tragedy, and ethics.

CFP: Shakespeare and European Romanticism, Oct 24-25 2019

Workshop CFP: Shakespeare and European Romanticism 24-25 October 2019 Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church Budapest Once I had read an entire play, I stood there like a blind man given the gift of sight by some miraculous healing … Continue reading

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Dr Paul Hamilton held at UK border and sent to Iceland

On November 14, 2017 Dr Paul Hamilton, a member of the Kingston Shakespeare Seminar, flew into Heathrow Airport from Arizona, to assist in the organisation of two conferences at Kingston’s Rose Theatre (‘Marlowe and Shakespeare’ and ‘Shakespeare and the Philosophical … Continue reading

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Even Francis Bacon Supports Strike Action – and he’s dead

Today and tomorrow (May 25-26 2016) university teachers and lecturers are going on strike. The issue is about unequal pay conditions, casualisation of contracts, tuition fees and marketisation of education (especially in regards to the recent White Paper). Nina Power sums this … Continue reading

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Shameful Start to Shakespeare 400: Dr Paul Hamilton Arrested and Held by UK Immigration

[UPDATE: Dr Hamilton released after 10 days] My friend and frequent Kingston Shakespeare collaborator, Dr Paul Hamilton (a US citizen), was arrested on the afternoon of January 17, 2016 at his home in Stratford-upon-Avon by the West Midlands immigration team … Continue reading

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Not enough of Shakespeare

Mina Shah wrote a thought-provoking column entitled Enough of Shakespeare, where she questions the reasons why Shakespeare is taught. She fully admits that her piece is not really about Shakespeare, he serves the role of a ‘scapegoat’. Shah’s real target … Continue reading

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