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The British Graduate Shakespeare Conference 2016 report and video

The British Graduate Shakespeare Conference 2016 report and video
Description
Report and video from this year's conference held at the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Date:
15/07/2016

The Commonwealth Initiative for Freedom of Religion or Belief project awarded a Templeton World Charitable Foundation research grant.

The Commonwealth Initiative for Freedom of Religion or Belief project awarded a Templeton World Charitable Foundation research grant.
Description
Directed by Baroness Elizabeth Berridge and co-directed by Dr Andrew Davies, the project will explore how parliamentarians across the Commonwealth can contribute to the freedom of religion or belief.
Date:
15/07/2016

John Templeton Foundation Research Grant, for 'The Pantheism and Panentheism Project'.

John Templeton Foundation Research Grant, for 'The Pantheism and Panentheism Project'.
Description
Professor Yujin Nagasawa has been awarded a John Templeton Foundation Research Grant of £154,000.
Date:
15/07/2016

Call for papers: Global Byzantium

Call for papers: Global Byzantium
Description
For its 50th anniversary, the Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies returns to the University of Birmingham, where it began in 1967. On this anniversary of the discipline we ask what the language of globalism has to offer to Byzantine studies, and Byzantine studies to global narratives.
Date:
14/07/2016

Matthew Francis on Theresa May PM

Description
Writing for The Conversation, Matthew Francis comments on Theresa May's ability to stand as Prime Minister, and the challenges she is likely to face.
Date:
13/07/2016

Honouring Professor Catherine Hall

Honouring Professor Catherine Hall
Description
Sadiah Qureshi honors Catherine Hall as she receives an honorary degree from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
12/07/2016

Thatcher's Alive?!

Thatcher's Alive?!
Description
Matthew Francis discusses a curious, though far from unimportant, subplot of the fallout from the EU referendum - the debate over Thatcherism.
Date:
11/07/2016

Dekker Marathon 2016

Dekker Marathon 2016
Description
Between 13 June and 1 July 2016 Dr Martin Wiggins lead students, staff, alumni and friends of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, in a chronological reading of all of the plays attributed to Thomas Dekker (c.1572-1632).
Date:
06/07/2016

North African phosphate, global food regimes and the legacies of empire

North African phosphate, global food regimes and the legacies of empire
Description
Dr Simon Jackson discusses his current research project.
Date:
06/07/2016

No long decline: WWI and the end of the Hapsburg Empire

No long decline: WWI and the end of the Hapsburg Empire
Description
Dr Jonathan Gumz has been awarded a British Academy Small Research Grant, for the project 'No Long Decline: WWI and the End of the Hapsburg Empire'.
Date:
05/07/2016
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