A time of great economic and social change, in a world dominated by clashing politicians and shifting ideologies. Yes, the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras have surprising similarities with our own turbulent times. 

In this Living Shakespeare essay, Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, reflects on the response to Daesh through Hamlet. His essay, In the Name of Shakespeare!, is a courageous and soul searching challenge to us all to face the consequences of inaction.

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