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Taking Shakespeare to the world

Taking Shakespeare to the world
Description
The University's involvement in Shakespeare's 400th anniversary weekend made headlines around the world.
Date:
27/05/2016

Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay

Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay
Description
Some of the top scholars from the University of Birmingham's College of Arts and Law will take to the stage to lead talks and debates showcasing their areas of research, at this year's Hay Festival.
Date:
26/05/2016

Nigerian Beauty Pageants on BBC Radio 4

Nigerian Beauty Pageants on BBC Radio 4
Description
Dr Juliet Gilbert's research on Nigerian beauty pageants featured on BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed.
Date:
26/05/2016

Unthinkable: Why are beauty standards becoming more onerous?

Unthinkable: Why are beauty standards becoming more onerous?
Description
You are not going to be thin, with curves, on your deathbed, says philosopher Heather Widdows in an article for The Irish Times.
Date:
25/05/2016

Smoke

Smoke
Description
New novel from Dr Dan Vyleta (Department of Film and Creative Writing).
Date:
25/05/2016

Religion in public life: levelling the ground

Religion in public life:  levelling the ground
Description
Report and videos from the 2016 Edward Cadbury Lectures, given by Professor Grace Davie (University of Exeter).
Date:
23/05/2016

Chaos and catastrophe: EMREM 2016

Chaos and catastrophe: EMREM 2016
Description
A summary of the EMREM's 2016 symposium entitled 'Chaos and Catastrophe, Restoration and Renewal' which featured a wonderful range of papers and lots of brilliant speakers.
Date:
13/05/2016

Call for papers: Understanding Material Loss

Call for papers: Understanding Material Loss
Description
Call for papers for a two-day conference that aims to to examine the usefulness of 'loss' as an analytical framework within historical studies.
Date:
13/05/2016

British Academy Small Research Grant awarded to Dr Klaus Richter

British Academy Small Research Grant awarded to Dr Klaus Richter
Description
Dr Klaus Richter has been awarded a British Academy Small Research Grant, for the project 'Practices and Perceptions of Property Redistribution in Poland and the Baltic States, 1917-1934'.
Date:
13/05/2016

The precarious road Zimbabweans travel to seek a new life in South Africa

The precarious road Zimbabweans travel to seek a new life in South Africa
Description
Dr Maxim Bolt writes for The Conversation.
Date:
12/05/2016
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