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Nobel Prize winner Professor Al Roth visited the University of Birmingham to give a guest lecture.

Crippled with Nerves: The Curious Case of Polio and Popular Music


19 March 2015Crippled with Nerves: The Curious Case of Polio and Popular Music

Ian Dury, Steve Harley, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Donovan, Israel Vibration, Staff Benda Bilili: all marked by polio. How has that childhood experience influenced their music, (how) have they sung about it, what does the disabled pop body look like on stage, have they been activists or advocates in disability rights movements, what might there be specific to polio and popular music? more

Forward 100: Birmingham at War
6 January-27 March 2015Forward 100: Birmingham at War
Gods and Heroes
23 January-25 May 2015Gods and Heroes
Beale Lecture Series 2014/15
27 January-3 March 2015Beale Lecture Series 2014/15
Revolutionising Fashion
6 February-26 April 2015Revolutionising Fashion
AWAKE | Anaesthesia - Music - Consciousness


16 March 2015AWAKE | Anaesthesia - Music - Consciousness

AWAKE explores the findings of the largest ever study of awareness during anaesthesia through music, poetry and discussion in an event designed to challenge your very concept of more

Holdsworth Presidential Address: Lord Hughes


6 March 2015Holdsworth Presidential Address: Lord Hughes

Every year Birmingham Law School and the Holdsworth Club student law society invite a leading member of the judiciary to give the Holdsworth Presidential Address. This year The Right Hon Lord Hughes of Ombersley will speak on the topic of "Criminal Responsibility: when is a disordered mind a guilty mind?"read more

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