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Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes

Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes
Description
Apply for a Birmingham Fellowship and join our sector-leading programme.
Date:
27/02/2017

Islam Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham

Islam Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham
Description
Muslim students at the University of Birmingham welcomed all to go and learn more about their faith, at Islam Awareness week. They want to quash misconceptions people have of their religion
Date:
24/02/2017

An Exhibition that celebrates women at the University of Birmingham launches on March 8, 2017

An Exhibition that celebrates women at the University of Birmingham launches on March 8, 2017
Description
'Making Space: Celebrating Women at the University of Birmingham', New project by Liz Hingley (Honorary Fellow, CPUR), launches on International Women's Day.
Date:
24/02/2017

Dr. Alison Gray will be speaking at the Spirituality and Psychiatry Special Interest Group Conference

Dr. Alison Gray will be speaking at the Spirituality and Psychiatry Special Interest Group Conference
Description
Dr. Alison Gray, Consultant Psychiatrist, Priest and Honorary Fellow of The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, will be speaking at the Silent Prejudice: Stigma, spirituality and mental health' conference in London.
Date:
24/02/2017

A new book by Imam Monawar Hussain explores how different religious traditions envisage individual spiritual journeys to God

A new book by Imam Monawar Hussain explores how different religious traditions envisage individual spiritual journeys to God
Description
Imam Hussain Monawar, who is a Honorary Fellow of The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, explores how different religious traditions envisage individual spiritual journeys to God.
Date:
24/02/2017

The appliance of science and the taming of artistic licence

Description
To what extent can we use works of landscape art as proxy data for what the environment was actually like at the time of painting? Artists like Monet and John Constable can be trusted if care is taken to understand what the artist was trying to achieve. Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows was first exhibited in 1831 at the Royal Academy by John Constable.
Date:
23/02/2017

The appliance of science and the taming of artistic licence

Description
To what extent can we use works of landscape art as proxy data for what the environment was actually like at the time of painting? Artists like Monet and John Constable can be trusted if care is taken to understand what the artist was trying to achieve. Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows was first exhibited in 1831 at the Royal Academy by John Constable.
Date:
23/02/2017

Does La La Land rethink the Hollywood musical?

Does La La Land rethink the Hollywood musical?
Description
Damien Chazelle's La La Land is an especially self-conscious Hollywood musical that seems to thrive on the tension between moments of incongruity and harmony. Dr James Walters presents the latest Birmingham Perspectives.
Date:
23/02/2017

Terry O'Connor: a profile of our newest Creative Fellow

Terry O'Connor: a profile of our newest Creative Fellow
Description
Meet our wonderful new Creative Fellow: performer and theatre maker Terry O'Connor.
Date:
22/02/2017

Birmingham - Beijing energy partnership wins Chinese funding for joint research programme

Description
Energy storage experts at the University of Birmingham and the University of Science & Technology Beijing (USTB) have won a major funding award from the Chinese government for a joint doctoral research programme.
Date:
22/02/2017
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