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ISIS and the use and abuse of Early Islamic History

ISIS and the use and abuse of Early Islamic History
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Video recording of Professor Hugh N Kennedy's CeSMA annual lecture.
Date:
10/02/2016

HB-NP Research highlighted on BBC Radio 4

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HB-NP Research highlighted on BBC Radio 4
Date:
10/02/2016

Smart cities better defined by new research

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified a handful of key elements that define 'smart cities'– cities like Singapore and Copenhagen, which are both at the top of their game in using technology to enable their citizens to enjoy a better quality of life, but in different ways.
Date:
10/02/2016

What rought beast slouches towards Birmingham? That will be Pegida

What rought beast slouches towards Birmingham? That will be Pegida
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The far-right, anti-Islam protest movemement Pegida has so far been largely based in Germany and has had limited success in the UK. But around 300 people are expected to attend a march in Birmingham.
Date:
10/02/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - January 2016

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How Virtual Reality might change our lives in 2016, Birmingham led experiments on the International Space Station and more...
Date:
10/02/2016

BRIHC Research Fellow - applications open

BRIHC Research Fellow - applications open
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The newly-founded Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures (BRIHC) wishes to appoint two outstanding early career scholars to its two-year 2016 Fellowships.
Date:
10/02/2016

Can the meek professor or 'Mr Clean' save the Central African Republic?

Can the meek professor or 'Mr Clean' save the Central African Republic?
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Written by Professor Paul Jackson, Professor of African Politics. One of the world's poorest and most unstable countries is in the midst of a remarkably hopeful election campaign.
Date:
09/02/2016

Blog: Hard Evidence: this is the Age of Dissent – and there's much more to come

Blog: Hard Evidence: this is the Age of Dissent – and there's much more to come
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Written by David Bailey, lecturer in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Birmingham provides a fascinating insight into how the nature of protest has changed.
Date:
09/02/2016

Call for papers BELP 2016

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We invite submissions for oral presentations for The Birmingham English Language Postgraduate Conference 2016 (BELP) to be held on Friday, 22 of April 2016.
Date:
09/02/2016

The collapse of Kids Company – a settling of accounts

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The collapse of Kids Company – a settling of accounts
Date:
08/02/2016
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