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Drama ranked first in the Complete University Guide 2017

Drama ranked first in the Complete University Guide 2017
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The University of Birmingham has been ranked number one in the UK for Drama in The Complete University Guide 2017.
Date:
29/04/2016

ICCS celebrates resounding success of third annual training programme

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In April 2016, the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security hosted the third annual training programme on 'Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation' at the University of Birmingham. The programme brought together delegates from across the UK, including students, researchers, and practitioners from international peace-building NGOs and diplomatic missions.
Date:
29/04/2016

Publication of edition of early Qur'anic manuscripts by Dr Alba Fedeli

Publication of edition of early Qur'anic manuscripts by Dr Alba Fedeli
Description
Dr Alba Fedeli, an Honorary Fellow and collaborator of ITSEE, has published an online edition reconstructing the Qur'anic text of the Mingana-Lewis palimpsest in Cambridge University Library
Date:
28/04/2016

Our Shakespeare

Our Shakespeare
Description
The excellent Our Shakespeare exhibition opened on the 22 April at the Library of Birmingham.
Date:
26/04/2016

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded fellowship at the Koç University's Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded fellowship at the Koç University's Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations
Description
Wei-sheng Lin will spend nine months in Instanbul investigating patterns of economic activity along the region's coast from the thirteenth century onwards. His project aims to analyse the determining factors that caused some settlements to be more visited than others.
Date:
26/04/2016

From Birmingham to Paris: MA World Heritage Students visit UNESCO

From Birmingham to Paris: MA World Heritage Students visit UNESCO
Description
As part of the MA Programme in World Heritage Studies students from the UK, China, Russia, Taiwan, Brazil and Finland visited the UNESCO World Heritage Centre in Paris to engage in lively debate with specialists.
Date:
26/04/2016

Birmingham Law School 18th in Complete University Guide

Birmingham Law School 18th in Complete University Guide
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Birmingham Law School has been ranked 18th in the top 100 law schools in the United Kingdom in the 2017 Complete University Guide.
Date:
25/04/2016

Ewan Fernie in Belgrade

Ewan Fernie in Belgrade
Description
Professor Ewan Fernie (Shakespeare Institute) led a day-long event to mark the Shakespeare anniversary in Belgrade.
Date:
22/04/2016

Celebrating Shakespeare's 400th anniversary at the Shakespeare Institute

Celebrating Shakespeare's 400th anniversary at the Shakespeare Institute
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Professor Michael Dobson, Director of the Shakespeare Institute talks about the activities and collaborations at the Shakespeare Institute during the 400th Anniversary year.
Date:
22/04/2016

Blog: The Rwanda Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme (VUP) public works and women's empowerment

Description
Written by Pamela Pozarny. In early April I attended the fifth Transfer Project (TP) meeting in Addis Ababa. Launched in 2008, the Transfer Project Workshop is a research and learning initiative, supporting improved knowledge and practice on social transfers in Sub-Sahara Africa. The broad objective of the TP is sharing latest research findings, methodologies, experiences and lessons learned among partners.
Date:
21/04/2016
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