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Birmingham creates city development blueprint with global dimension

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a way of investigating or diagnosing the challenges facing their home city that could be used to help improve the lives of city dwellers around the world.
Date:
06/02/2017

Birmingham calls on UK cooling companies to help Indian farmers

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Scientists from the University of Birmingham are calling on innovative British cooling businesses to join them in India as part of a research initiative to help double farmers' incomes, whilst reducing their impact on the environment.
Date:
03/02/2017

Holocaust Memorial Day and Denial: Auschwitz in a post-truth age?

Holocaust Memorial Day and Denial: Auschwitz in a post-truth age?
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Dr Isabel Wollaston talks about the perception of the Holocaust in our post-truth age in the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
02/02/2017

Holocaust Memorial Day and Denial: Auschwitz in a post-truth age?

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In January 2000 the libel trial David Irving vs Penguin Books and Professor Deborah Lipstadt began in London. In April Mr Justice Gray delivered his judgement: Irving had 'deliberately falsified and distorted the historical evidence because he was an apologist for and a partisan of Hitler and on that account is intent on exonerating him.' Shortly after the trial started the government announced that from 2001, 27 January (the date of the liberation of Auschwitz) would be Britain's Holocaust Memorial Day.
Date:
02/02/2017

Holocaust Memorial Day and Denial: Auschwitz in a post-truth age?

Description
In January 2000 the libel trial David Irving vs Penguin Books and Professor Deborah Lipstadt began in London. In April Mr Justice Gray delivered his judgement: Irving had 'deliberately falsified and distorted the historical evidence because he was an apologist for and a partisan of Hitler and on that account is intent on exonerating him.' Shortly after the trial started the government announced that from 2001, 27 January (the date of the liberation of Auschwitz) would be Britain's Holocaust Memorial Day.
Date:
02/02/2017

The Diary of William Prince Telfer: Summer 1914

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Modern British studies shares the findings of students research in the Cadbury Research Library.
Date:
02/02/2017

Quebec mosque attack forces Canada to confront some ugly problems

Quebec mosque attack forces Canada to confront some ugly problems
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Dr Steve Hewitt gives his perspective on the Quebec mosque attack for The Conversation.
Date:
02/02/2017

Problems of identity in Early Medieval Britain

Problems of identity in Early Medieval Britain
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Steve Walker presenting at the Cambridge Colloquium for Norse, Anglo-Saxon and Celtic Conference in February.
Date:
01/02/2017

CIFoRB Director, Baroness Berridge urges the UN to engage with the freedom of religion or belief

CIFoRB Director, Baroness Berridge urges the UN to engage with the freedom of religion or belief
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In a recent House of Lords debate on the UK and the UN Baroness Berridge called for the UN to open up and engage with religion and freedom of religion or belief.
Date:
01/02/2017

Professor Francis Davis attends Holocaust Memorial Day Trust event

Professor Francis Davis attends Holocaust Memorial Day Trust event
Description
Professor Francis Davis attended a Holocaust Memorial Day Trust event in Westminster's QE2 Centre on Friday 27, 2017.
Date:
01/02/2017
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