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Green, White and Blue: Why India Needs a Third Agricultural Revolution

Green, White and Blue: Why India Needs a Third Agricultural Revolution
Description
Agriculture is the backbone of the Indian economy, and has been transformed since independence in 1947. The green revolution staved off famine by raising crop yields dramatically, and the white revolution – "Operation Flood" - turned India into the world's largest milk producer. Yet, for all of the increase in production, food losses have also increased, and the vast majority of farmers remain trapped in the cycle of poverty. The success and the problems are closely connected.
Date:
08/03/2017

Making Space: Exploring issues of gender representation in Higher Education on International Women's Day

Making Space: Exploring issues of gender representation in Higher Education on International Women's Day
Description
The University of Birmingham is marking International Women's Day with a special exhibition celebrating the incredible achievements of its inspirational female staff, students and alumni.
Date:
08/03/2017

Guild TV live stream New Music Ensemble performance

Guild TV live stream New Music Ensemble performance
Description
Staff and students involved in groundbreaking production.
Date:
07/03/2017

Making Space: celebrating women at the University of Birmingham

Making Space: celebrating women at the University of Birmingham
Description
Honorary Research Fellow Liz Hingley investigates the lives of women past and present around campus.
Date:
07/03/2017

PERFECT talks: March and April

PERFECT talks: March and April
Description
Researchers from Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks during March and April 2017.
Date:
06/03/2017

Mediating Contemporary Literature

Mediating Contemporary Literature
Description
Dr Zara Dinnen (University of Birmingham) and Dr Sam McBean (Queen Mary University of London) have been awarded a BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant for 'Mediating Contemporary Literature', which will take place in Spring and Summer 2017.
Date:
06/03/2017

UoB Voices perform Gilbert & Sullivan with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

UoB Voices perform Gilbert & Sullivan with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Description
John Wilson conducted 'The Yeomen of the Guard' at Symphony Hall.
Date:
06/03/2017

Chance for artists to contribute to new Caribbean art exhibition

Chance for artists to contribute to new Caribbean art exhibition
Description
Artists around the world have the opportunity to have their work included in a major new exhibition that focuses on Caribbean people and their creativity in the face of poverty, inequality and violence.
Date:
03/03/2017

Why do metaphors work?

Why do metaphors work?
Description
A video recording of the inaugural lecture of Professor Jeannette Littlemore.
Date:
03/03/2017
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