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Birmingham Senior Lecturer advises UN Special Rapporteur on Torture

Birmingham Senior Lecturer advises UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
Description
Dr Natasa Mavronicola serves as Special Adviser to Professor Nils Melzer, and has been working on an examination of the extent to which 'extra-custodial use of force 'can violate the absolute prohibition of torture.
Date:
05/06/2017

Sophie Stammers on BBC Radio 4

Sophie Stammers on BBC Radio 4
Description
Sophie Stammers, postdoctoral research fellow on project PERFECT in the philosophy department, features on an Analysis special on implicit bias on BBC Radio 4.
Date:
02/06/2017

Birmingham's energy storage expertise continues to attract interest from top Chinese companies

Birmingham's energy storage expertise continues to attract interest from top Chinese companies
Description
A senior delegation from the State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) of China visited the University of Birmingham to explore collaboration in energy storage and other energy technologies.
Date:
02/06/2017

How the parties differ on their plans to fix Britain's social care crisis

How the parties differ on their plans to fix Britain's social care crisis
Description
Professor Rosie Harding writes for the Conversation. Rosie is Professor of Law and Society at Birmingham Law School.
Date:
02/06/2017

CeSMA at Kalamazoo: cross-cultural studies of the book

CeSMA at Kalamazoo: cross-cultural studies of the book
Description
Birmingham CeSMA, in conjunction with the University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, sponsored a panel at Kalamazoo this year on 'Cross Cultural Studies of the Book.' Claire Harrill talks about her experience of presenting her research stateside.
Date:
02/06/2017

Shakespeare Institute Postgraduate Scholarships

Shakespeare Institute Postgraduate Scholarships
Description
The Shakespeare Institute is currently offering a number of fees-only scholarships for applicants wishing to study campus-based, full- or part-time taught masters programmes starting in September 2017. The deadline for applications is Friday 30 June 2017.
Date:
01/06/2017

Continuing the Conversation: Modern British Studies PGR Roundtable

Continuing the Conversation: Modern British Studies PGR Roundtable
Description
This summer's Modern British Studies conference will begin with a postgraduate workshop.
Date:
01/06/2017

Dr Tanya Riches talks about lack of representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander in Australian Church

Dr Tanya Riches talks about lack of representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander in Australian Church
Description
Cadbury Centre Honorary Associate Dr Tanya Riches addresses an audience at the Christian Media & Arts Australia Connect17 conference.
Date:
31/05/2017

University Women's Choir appoint Patrick Barrett as Conductor

Description
University Women's Choir are pleased to welcome the young upcoming choral conductor, Patrick Barrett, as their new Chorus Master for the 2017/18 academic year.
Date:
31/05/2017

Islamic State hates what Ariana Grande stands for – that's why we should celebrate her

Islamic State hates what Ariana Grande stands for – that's why we should celebrate her
Description
Dr Katherine Brown writes for The Conversation.
Date:
31/05/2017
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