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Making a Better World?

| by British Council

Artists, cultural commentators and international development experts come together on 30 Oct to discuss art and conflict in the light of Abhishek Majumdar's new play about Kashmir at the Royal Court. Find out how to win a ticket...

"We know there is an interest in Shakespeare from Chinese audiences"

| by Eleanor Turney

The British Council runs an arts management programme with China, designed to foster cultural exchange and build links betwene cultural organisations in the two countries. Eleanor Turney caught up with Juliet Zhu who is spending time at the Globe under the guidance of Neil Constable.

The Long Road to Edinburgh

| by Cathy Gomez, Rebecca Hinton and Neil Webb

As we prepare for our biennial showcase at the Fringe, we take a look at what goes on behind the scenes of programming for an international audience.

Impulse to dance

| by Eleanor Turney

The British Council hosted a round-table discussion on Indian and UK contemporary dance on 14 May. Eleanor Turney reports back.

Theatre as an international language

| by Abdulla Al Asam

Abdulla Al Asam performed at Shakespeare's Globe as part of Globe Education's Sam Wanamaker Festival. The annual celebration brings together 42 students from the leading UK accredited drama schools. This year, Globe Education also welcomed Abdulla and his colleague Mohammed Ziyara who, from the Youth Activities Department, Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage, Qatar, as part of Qatar-UK 2013 Year of Culture. Abdulla shares his thoughts below.

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