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BBC Thinking Allowed / British Sociological Association award for Ethnography

BBC Thinking Allowed / British Sociological Association award for Ethnography
Description
Congratulations to Dr Maxim Bolt who has won this years award with his book "Zimbabwe's Migrants and South Africa's Border Farms."
Date:
11/04/2016

Seeking legitimacy: authority and expertise in modern Britain

Seeking legitimacy: authority and expertise in modern Britain
Description
Call for papers for a two-day workshop for postgraduates and early career researchers that aims to explore the relationship between authority and legitimacy in modern Britain.
Date:
08/04/2016

AHRC Early-Career Research Grant for 'Context-Sensitivity in Natural Language'

AHRC Early-Career Research Grant for 'Context-Sensitivity in Natural Language'
Description
Dr Alex Silk has been awarded an AHRC Early-Career Research Grant of £127,588 for the project.
Date:
08/04/2016

Fulbright Award

Fulbright Award
Description
PhD student Reinier Schuur obtained a Fulbright Award to visit the University of Pittsburgh in 2016-2017.
Date:
06/04/2016

British Academy research grant for 'Magnanimity: An Intellectual History'

British Academy research grant for 'Magnanimity: An Intellectual History'
Description
Dr Sophia Vasalou has been awarded a British Academy research grant, for her project 'Magnanimity: An Intellectual History'.
Date:
06/04/2016

Tricked by memory

Tricked by memory
Description
Videos of three talks delivered during the Arts and Science Festival 2016 as part of the event "Tricked by Memory".
Date:
06/04/2016

The Thomas Dekker marathon

The Thomas Dekker marathon
Description
Every June, members of The Shakespeare Institute read aloud, in chronological order, the complete dramatic canon of a sixteenth- or early seventeenth-century playwright. The exercise enables us to observe, in concentrated form, the development of a single dramatist's imagination and technique, and to experience a large number of neglected plays by a significant talent of the Shakespearian era.
Date:
04/04/2016

Alumni fundraising for the Shakespeare Institute

Alumni fundraising for the Shakespeare Institute
Description
The University's Alumni Relations Team are fundraising to support Shakespeare Institute projects, as part of a wider campaign to celebrate culture and ensure that we can maintain our outstanding cultural collections.
Date:
01/04/2016

The University for Shakespeare in 2016

The University for Shakespeare in 2016
Description
A feature in 'Old Joe', The University of Birmingham alumni magazine, on the Shakespeare Institute - its work, collections and creativity.
Date:
24/03/2016

Wellcome Trust Seed Award for Professor Sabine Lee

Wellcome Trust Seed Award for Professor Sabine Lee
Description
Professor Sabine Lee has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Seed Award, for her project 'Life courses of Vietnamese GI-children'.
Date:
22/03/2016
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