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'Official' papers may not tell whole story of historical paedophilia scandal

'Official' papers may not tell whole story of historical paedophilia scandal
Description
Dr Christopher Moores discusses how the discovery and release of government papers detailing the investigation into the alleged 'unnatural' sexual conduct of diplomat Sir Peter Hayman generated substantial press coverage; yet unreported, were alternative contemporary accounts offering a different story of the legal proceedings brought against members of the Paedophile Information Exchange in the 1980s.
Date:
25/02/2015

furnace: A New Online Postgraduate Journal

furnace: A New Online Postgraduate Journal
Description
furnace is a new online Postgraduate journal within the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage (IIICH) at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
25/02/2015

A funny thing didn't happen on the way to the Forum

A funny thing didn't happen on the way to the Forum
Description
Inaugural lecture of Professor Simon Esmonde-Cleary
Date:
24/02/2015

Messaging in the Midlands

Messaging in the Midlands
Description
Dr Caroline Tagg and Dr Esther Asprey have received seed corn funding from the University's Institute of Superdiversity Research (IRiS) for a data collection trial to be held in the Library of Birmingham from Monday 2 - Friday 6 March 2015.
Date:
16/02/2015

The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe

The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe
Description
The Shakespeare Institute's Dr Chris Laoutaris on BBC1's One Show.
Date:
13/02/2015

Shakespeare on the Global Stage

Shakespeare on the Global Stage
Description
Erin Sullivan co-edits book on Shakespeare's role in the 2012 London Cultural Olympiad.
Date:
12/02/2015

Greek Palaeography Workshop held in ITSEE

Greek Palaeography Workshop held in ITSEE
Description
ITSEE doctoral student Theodora Panella recently convened a three-day workshop on Greek palaeography for students from Midlands Universities, funded by the College of Arts and Law graduate school.
Date:
05/02/2015

University of Birmingham announces ground-breaking collaboration with Royal Shakespeare Company

University of Birmingham announces ground-breaking collaboration with Royal Shakespeare Company
Description
The University of Birmingham today reveals an exciting five-year collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). This pioneering project will see the reinstatement of the iconic studio theatre, The Other Place. Opening in 2016 to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, it will be a hub for cutting-edge research and creative practice.
Date:
05/02/2015

New Testament Papyrus Discovered in Birmingham!

New Testament Papyrus Discovered in Birmingham!
Description
A fourth-century papyrus with text from the Acts of the Apostles has been identified in the University of Birmingham's Cadbury Research Library by Prof. Lincoln Blumell.
Date:
05/02/2015

'World War One: Aviation Comes of Age' MOOC

'World War One: Aviation Comes of Age' MOOC
Description
Registration is now open for our World War One MOOC in collaboration with the BBC, which will allow users to explore the aerial aspect of the conflict through a series of academic resources and multimedia content.
Date:
03/02/2015
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