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BRIHC African Studies PhD Scholarship - apply now

BRIHC African Studies PhD Scholarship - apply now
Description
Applications now open for scholarships to commence in September 2017. Deadline to apply is 20 February 2017.
Date:
02/12/2016

Sex slaves and Jihadi Brides - problems with sexualising women's experience of ISIS

Sex slaves and Jihadi Brides - problems with sexualising women's experience of ISIS
Description
Dr Katherine Brown's work is heavily cited in The Independent's article 'Women who are captured by Isis and kept as slaves endure more than just sexual violence'
Date:
02/12/2016

Exploring Radicalisation and Securitisation

Exploring Radicalisation and Securitisation
Description
The Department of Theology and Religion is pleased to announce this call for abstracts for participation in a sysmposium and consequent Special Edition in The Journal of Muslims in Europe.
Date:
30/11/2016

What I found there: Reading Classical Landscapes

What I found there: Reading Classical Landscapes
Description
Full video of Diana Spencer's November 2016 inaugural lecture at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
29/11/2016

Professor Anthony Bryer 1937-2016

Professor Anthony Bryer 1937-2016
Description
It is with great sadness that we inform you that the founder of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Birmingham died on 22 October 2016 at home peacefully after a long illness.
Date:
24/11/2016

World Heritage FOR Sustainable Development

World Heritage FOR Sustainable Development
Description
Professor Mike Robinson has been awarded an AHRC Research Networking Grant. The network will focus on the role that World Heritage sites can play in sustainable development.
Date:
24/11/2016

Stand up with CIFoRB on Human Rights Day 10 December 2016

Stand up with CIFoRB on Human Rights Day 10 December 2016
Description
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Date:
24/11/2016

One-minute movie competition 2016-2017

One-minute movie competition 2016-2017
Description
The Department of Film and Creative Writing is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 One-Minute Movie Competition. First prize is an Amazon Kindle Fire HD! There will also be two runner-up prizes of Amazon vouchers.
Date:
21/11/2016

Prince Charles presents a digital replica of what could be oldest fragment of the Koran, discovered last year by the University of Birmingham

Prince Charles presents a digital replica of what could be oldest fragment of the Koran, discovered last year by the University of Birmingham
Description
The presentation to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan launches a year of cultural collaboration between the UK and the UAE.
Date:
21/11/2016

Cadbury Fellowship 2017. Call for applications

Cadbury Fellowship 2017. Call for applications
Description
We are looking for early-career scholars from African institutions whose research would benefit from a residential fellowship of approximately six weeks at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/11/2016
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