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Commonwealth Day 2017

Commonwealth Day 2017
Description
CIFoRB's Director, Baroness Berridge contends that religion must play a role in this year's theme of Peace Building
Date:
13/03/2017

University brings £3.5 billion boost to the UK economy

University brings £3.5 billion boost to the UK economy
Description
The University of Birmingham contributes £3.5 billion to the UK economy every year – enough to build seven flagship hospitals or 140 new secondary schools, new figures show.
Date:
09/03/2017

Greed and grievances, violence and bloodshed: the archaeology of civil war in late republican Italy

Greed and grievances, violence and bloodshed: the archaeology of civil war in late republican Italy
Description
Review of a recent ArchSoc lecture by Dr Dominik Maschek.
Date:
09/03/2017

The Great International Bake Off

The Great International Bake Off
Description
The Department of Modern Languages hosted our first 'Great International Bake Off' and it was a fantastic success.
Date:
09/03/2017

Making Space: Celebrating Women at the University of Birmingham

Description
Following traditions established by the oldest academic bodies, the University of Birmingham has always immortalised its key protagonists, its figureheads and academics in portraits since its foundation in 1900. However, the portraits, which adorn public spaces around campus, are almost all of brilliant men.
Date:
09/03/2017

Making Space: Celebrating Women at the University of Birmingham

Description
Following traditions established by the oldest academic bodies, the University of Birmingham has always immortalised its key protagonists, its figureheads and academics in portraits since its foundation in 1900. However, the portraits, which adorn public spaces around campus, are almost all of brilliant men.
Date:
09/03/2017

UG dissertation poster conference

UG dissertation poster conference
Description
This semester, students and staff from across History and Cultures came together to celebrate the dissertation research being undertaken by our undergraduates.
Date:
09/03/2017

Birmingham scores seven Top 50 global hits in subject rankings

Birmingham scores seven Top 50 global hits in subject rankings
Description
The University of Birmingham is among the top 50 places in the world to study in seven subjects, according to a prestigious global survey of universities.
Date:
09/03/2017

How to Take Religion Seriously in World Politics: Can Religious Studies Help?

How to Take Religion Seriously in World Politics: Can Religious Studies Help?
Description
At the end of February, Katherine Brown, Jocelyne Cesari, Andrew Davies and Francis Davis were privileged to speak at the world-famous Berkley Centre for Religion, Peace and World Affairs at Georgetown University, Washington, DC.
Date:
08/03/2017

What manner of man was he?

What manner of man was he?
Description
In his lecture 'What manner of man was he?,' Professor Sir Stanley Wells discusses the available archival and literary materials and the most promising intellectual approaches that might inform a personal biography of William Shakespeare.
Date:
08/03/2017
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