On the 17th of April 2012, an official opening of  the International Shakespeare Studies Center, an independent and interdisciplinary, research unit at the University of Łódź was held.

The head of the ISSC is Professor Krystyna Kujawińska Courtney (Head of the Department of British and Commonwealth Studies, University of Łódź). The ceremony was organized at the Faculty of International and Political Studies, and hosted the following guest speakers:

  • Pro-Rector in Charge of International Affairs, Professor Zofia Wysokińska,
  • Dean of the Faculty of International and Political Studies, Professor Tomasz Domański.

Many guests attended the ceremony, including :

  • Dean of Physics and Applied Informatics, Professor Anna Urbaniak-Kucharczyk,
  • Chancellor of University of Lodz, dr Rafał Majda.

Deans of various Faculties of the University of Lodz and heads of numerous scientific and cultural centers sent their congratulatory letters with wishes of fruitful work (see our gallery).

The article informing about the opening of ISSC was published in “Kronika Uniwersytecka” vol. 4/5, 2012, pp. 26-27.