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30 Years since Staying Power: the history of black people in Britain

30 Years since Staying Power: the history of black people in Britain
Description
Staying Power is recognised as one of the definitive pieces of scholarship on the history of Black Britain. Doctoral researcher Saima Nasar discusses a recent workshop dedicated to Peter Fryers landmark book.
Date:
07/01/2015

The demands of the beauty ideal: what is required of us?

The demands of the beauty ideal: what is required of us?
Description
Professor Heather Widdows introduces the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
07/01/2015

Beauty Demands

Beauty Demands
Description
A new project considering the changing attitudes to body image and the consequent changing uses of procedures which have traditionally been regarded as 'medical' which are now seen as increasingly 'normal', 'routine' and part of the 'beauty regimes' of 'ordinary women'.
Date:
06/01/2015

Black Country History Day

Black Country History Day
Description
A report on the Black Country History Day held in October 2014.
Date:
02/01/2015

Birmingham Law School - Visit to Nigeria

Birmingham Law School - Visit to Nigeria
Description
Theresa Lynch, Teaching Fellow at Birmingham Law School will be visiting Nigeria between 11-16 January 2015 to talk to students about joining our large community of Canadian students undertaking Law programmes at Birmingham
Date:
23/12/2014

Cognitive Futures Conference

Cognitive Futures Conference
Description
PhD students to present papers.
Date:
22/12/2014

Changing understandings of body image workshop: call for papers

Changing understandings of body image workshop: call for papers
Description
Call for papers for 2015 workshop.
Date:
22/12/2014

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space
Description
Local 'Daphnia' waterfleas are currently being prepared by scientists at the University of Birmingham for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
Date:
22/12/2014

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space

Description
Local 'Daphnia' waterfleas are currently being prepared by scientists at the University of Birmingham for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
Date:
22/12/2014

Birmingham History Day 2014

Birmingham History Day 2014
Description
Report by Sarah Hayes.
Date:
20/12/2014
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