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Professor Fiona de Londras awarded a British Academy Small Research grant

Professor Fiona de Londras awarded a British Academy Small Research grant
Description
Professor Fiona de Londras has been awarded a British Academy Small Research Grant, for the project 'China's National Security: Endangering Hong Kong's Rule of Law?'.
Date:
18/05/2017

Merete Bilde talking about religion and foreign policy in the European Union

Merete Bilde talking about religion and foreign policy in the European Union
Description
Merete Bilde, policy advisor at the European External Action Service (EEAS) of the European Union in Brussels, came to the University of Birmingham on 16 May 2017 to speak about the role of religion in EU foreign politics
Date:
17/05/2017

United for Peace - Unity through Poetry celebrated common values of love, peace and understanding

United for Peace - Unity through Poetry celebrated common values of love, peace and understanding
Description
United for Peace – Unity through Poetry took place on May 10, 2017 in the Multi Faith Chaplaincy at the University of Birmingham. It was an evening of poetry, music and silent reflection that celbrated, through the medium of poetry, the common values of respect, love, peace, compassion and understanding.
Date:
17/05/2017

Why do the French fear Islam?

Why do the French fear Islam?
Description
Professor Jocelyne Cesari writes about the fear of Islam in France. She argues that this fear is fuelled by three political and cultural factors: War on Terror, Salafization of Islamic thinking, and French laicite.
Date:
17/05/2017

The Turkish constitution in the 20th and 21st centuries

The Turkish constitution in the 20th and 21st centuries
Description
Adnan Khan places the current political turmoil in Turkey in its historical context.
Date:
17/05/2017

Dr Hilary Brown gives keynote lecture in Lausanne

Dr Hilary Brown gives keynote lecture in Lausanne
Description
Keynote lecture on "Female Translators in History: Towards a 'Woman-Interrogated' Approach".
Date:
16/05/2017

Power Transition in the Asia-Pacific: managing perceptions and trust in the 'Grey Zone'

Description
The Asia Research Group and The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) at the University of Birmingham hosted a workshop (Wednesday 10 May 2017) to examine recent efforts by key Asia-Pacific actors to shape perceptions using multiple instruments of national power, in what has been called the "Grey Zone" between peace and war.
Date:
16/05/2017

Keynote speech at the ICAME38 conference in Prague

Keynote speech at the ICAME38 conference in Prague
Description
Professor Michaela Mahlberg will be giving a keynote speech for the ICAME38 conference at Charles University Prague on 26 May.
Date:
15/05/2017

Singapore engineers and Birmingham experts work together to raise rail reliability

Singapore engineers and Birmingham experts work together to raise rail reliability
Description
Singapore's largest railway operator and the University of Birmingham - one of the UK's top universities for railway science and education - have embarked on four research projects that will enhance the reliability of railway networks.
Date:
11/05/2017

Professor Fiona de Londras awarded a Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust grant

Description
Professor Fiona de Londras has been awarded a Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust grant, for the project 'UK Counter-Terrorism Review'.
Date:
11/05/2017
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