Events

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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

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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?...read 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
Monday Lunchtime Series
9 February-23 March 2015Monday Lunchtime Series
New Art West Midlands
13 February-17 May 2015New Art West Midlands
Voyages of Discovery
1 March 2015Voyages of Discovery
AWAKE | Anaesthesia - Music - Consciousness

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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 consciousness.read more

Imagining Mushrooms - Exhibition

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16-20 March 2015Imagining Mushrooms - Exhibition

Winterbourne artist in residence, Anne Parouty, invites photographer and forager Ming de Nasty, chemical engineer Dr Philip Cox, and composer and Professor of Composition Michael Zev Gordon to imagine and explore mushrooms from alternative perspectives. Presented as part of the University of Birmingham's Arts & Science Festival (16-22 March 2015), a week-long celebration of ideas, research and collaboration across campus.read 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
New Art West Midlands
13 February-17 May 2015New Art West Midlands