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Solar geometry sheds new light on a major Constable work

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A re-examination of the iconic John Constable work, Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, has found that the original 1831 exhibited version of the painting did not have a rainbow – and that it was added later to correspond with the time of his best friend's death over a year later.
Date:
20/02/2017
Categories:
Arts and Law, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham researchers discover new ancient tombs

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Archaeologists from the University of Birmingham have found "compelling evidence" of new Egyptian tombs at Qubbet el-Hawa in Aswan, Egypt's Minister of Antiquities has revealed.
Date:
22/12/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research

Birmingham supports 'home' orchestra on tour of China

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The University of Birmingham is supporting the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra's (CBSO) New Year tour of China – marking a long musical partnership between the two institutions.
Date:
22/12/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Vice Chancellor

Birmingham joins Chinese partners to launch Shakespeare Centre in China

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Experts from the University of Birmingham have joined Nanjing University and Phoenix Publishing & Media Group to launch a ground-breaking collaboration that will help to broaden the appeal of Shakespeare in China.
Date:
15/12/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research

Birmingham legal expert awarded one of Ghana's top honours

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A world-renowned legal expert at the University of Birmingham has received one of the highest honours of the Republic of Ghana.
Date:
15/12/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International, Research
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