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"Brexit" Attacks President Obama...and Avoids the Issues

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One might be surprised that a prominent British politician would begin a comment about US President Barack Obama with a historical lie. One might not foresee an ethnic slur against the American leader.But that is exactly what happened last week when the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, used The Sun newspaper as a platform to denounce Obama's visit to Britain.
Date:
28/04/2016

"Brexit" Attacks President Obama...and Avoids the Issues

Description
One might be surprised that a prominent British politician would begin a comment about US President Barack Obama with a historical lie. One might not foresee an ethnic slur against the American leader.But that is exactly what happened last week when the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, used The Sun newspaper as a platform to denounce Obama's visit to Britain.
Date:
28/04/2016

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

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

Shakespeare face to face

Shakespeare face to face
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Dr Chris Laoutaris reports on the anniversary celebrations in Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Date:
28/04/2016

Frozen Words

Frozen Words
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On 26 April Emma Wagstaff read her translation of Philippe Beck's poem 'Mots gelés' (Opéradiques, Flammarion, 2014) at a poetry reading given by Philippe Beck at the University of Cambridge.
Date:
28/04/2016

Birmingham EU Experts guide: Law and Order

Birmingham EU Experts guide: Law and Order
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Institute of European Law academics are part of the University of Birmingham's EU Referendum Experts Guide. Featuring prominent academic experts in the key areas of discussion around the EU Referendum debate, this guide is designed for those seeking expert commentators and speakers.
Date:
27/04/2016

Our Shakespeare

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

Dr Matt Hayler awarded a research grant by the AHRC

Dr Matt Hayler awarded a research grant by the AHRC
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Dr Matt Hayler has been awarded a research grant by the AHRC, for the project 'Ambient Literature'.
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
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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
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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
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