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Sinclair Lecture 2016

Sinclair Lecture 2016
Description
The 11th Sinclair Lecture was delivered by Professor Michaela Mahlberg, Chair in Corpus Linguistics and Director of the Centre for Corpus Research.
Date:
22/06/2016

Simon Halsey awarded Mendelssohn Medal

Simon Halsey awarded Mendelssohn Medal
Description
Simon Halsey, Professor and Director of Choral Studies at Birmingham, was awarded the Chorverband Berlin's Geschwister Mendelssohn Medal on 15 June 2016 for his outstanding contribution to choral life in Berlin.
Date:
20/06/2016

Simon Godwin interviewed

Simon Godwin interviewed
Description
The director of the Royal Shakespeare Company's current much-acclaimed production of Hamlet, Simon Godwin, visits the Shakespeare Institute.
Date:
20/06/2016

AHRC Commons talk on collaboration

AHRC Commons talk on collaboration
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick and Alper Dervish are presenting practical tips for collaborations between SMEs and academics at the first gathering of the AHRC Commons on Tuesday 21 June in York.
Date:
17/06/2016

Birmingham in the Congo: Birmingham research showcased at history festival in Brazzaville

Birmingham in the Congo: Birmingham research showcased at history festival in Brazzaville
Description
Dr Berny Sèbe, Senior Lecturer in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, gave a keynote lecture at the third edition of the international history festival "Images & History" (Images & Histoire), which took place between 6 and 15 May in the capital of the Republic of the Congo.
Date:
17/06/2016

Translation and History

Translation and History
Description
Angela Kershaw presented a paper on the translation of Joseph Kessel's Second World War novel L'Armée des ombres/Army of Shadows at a conference at the University of London Institute in Paris.
Date:
17/06/2016

Dr Adam Ledger awarded an Arts Council England Grant

Dr Adam Ledger awarded an Arts Council England Grant
Description
Dr Adam Ledger has been awarded an Arts Council England Grant, for the project 'Where's My Igloo Gone?'.
Date:
17/06/2016

Michael Zev Gordon director of the Cheltenham Composer Academy

Michael Zev Gordon director of the Cheltenham Composer Academy
Description
Professor Michael Zev Gordon will be the director of the Cheltenham Composer Academy, part of the Cheltenham Music Festival, from 2016 to 2018.
Date:
17/06/2016

New €2.5M research project on the Yasna

New €2.5M research project on the Yasna
Description
ITSEE is a partner in a €2.5M European Union-funded research project on the Yasna. The project, led by Prof. Almut Hintze at SOAS, brings together the three members of the Workspace for Collaborative Editing to produce an electronic edition of manuscripts of the sacred texts of Zoroastrianism.
Date:
17/06/2016

Programme announced for The Sixth British Patristics Conference

Programme announced  for The Sixth British Patristics Conference
Description
The programme has been announced for the Sixth British Patristics Conference to be held at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
15/06/2016
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