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.

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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