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Stand up with CIFoRB on Human Rights Day 10 December 2016

Stand up with CIFoRB on Human Rights Day 10 December 2016
Description
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Date:
24/11/2016

From the Battlefield to the Classroom: Using Education in the Fight against Rape Stigma

From the Battlefield to the Classroom: Using Education in the Fight against Rape Stigma
Description
Last week, Dr Janine Clark travelled to Bosnia to pilot her new and innovative school-based scheme of discussing sexual violence in conflict with secondary school aged children. A specialist on sexual violence, transitional justice, and the Yugoslav conflict, Dr Clark here reflects on her visit and on the pilot project.
Date:
24/11/2016

1066 and all that: Reliving the past 950 years on

1066 and all that: Reliving the past 950 years on
Description
RIk Sowden writes about reenacting the Battle of Hastings, and asks why living history is so important.
Date:
23/11/2016

Birmingham drought experts launch pilot project to work with African communities on building resilience

Description
Experts at the University of Birmingham are launching an interdisciplinary project called CreativeDrought to prepare rural communities in Africa for possible future drought by combining local knowledge with environmental science.
Date:
23/11/2016

Old Joe turns red for global victims of faith persecution

Description
The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' turns red tomorrow (Weds) in memory of people around the world who have been killed for their faith.
Date:
22/11/2016

One-minute movie competition 2016-2017

One-minute movie competition 2016-2017
Description
The Department of Film and Creative Writing is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 One-Minute Movie Competition. First prize is an Amazon Kindle Fire HD! There will also be two runner-up prizes of Amazon vouchers.
Date:
21/11/2016

Prince Charles presents a digital replica of what could be oldest fragment of the Koran, discovered last year by the University of Birmingham

Prince Charles presents a digital replica of what could be oldest fragment of the Koran, discovered last year by the University of Birmingham
Description
The presentation to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan launches a year of cultural collaboration between the UK and the UAE.
Date:
21/11/2016

Olympic hosts visit Birmingham for advice on welcoming elite athletes

Description
Visitors from Keio University, in Tokyo, came to Birmingham to learn more about how to host elite athletes – ahead of welcoming Team GB to Japan for the 2020 Olympic Games.
Date:
18/11/2016

Cadbury Fellowship 2017. Call for applications

Cadbury Fellowship 2017. Call for applications
Description
We are looking for early-career scholars from African institutions whose research would benefit from a residential fellowship of approximately six weeks at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/11/2016
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