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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

Exciting new staff appointments

Exciting new staff appointments
Description
The Department of Philosophy is building on recent successes in the Research Excellence Framework exercise.
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 from 5-7 September 2016.
Date:
15/06/2016

Simon Carrington appointed as Visiting Professor at Birmingham

Simon Carrington appointed as Visiting Professor at Birmingham
Description
Simon Carrington, internationally renowned musician and conductor, will take up a new role at the University as Visiting Professor of Choral Conducting from October 2016.
Date:
14/06/2016

Sir Stanley Wells

Sir Stanley Wells
Description
Former Director Professor Stanley Wells granted the knighthood for his services to the study and appreciation of Shakespeare.
Date:
13/06/2016

Creative Writing ranked first in the Complete University Guide 2017

Creative Writing ranked first in the Complete University Guide 2017
Description
Top league table performance for Creative Writing.
Date:
10/06/2016
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