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Solar geometry sheds new light on a major Constable work

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A re-examination of the iconic John Constable work, Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, has found that the original 1831 exhibited version of the painting did not have a rainbow – and that it was added later to correspond with the time of his best friend's death over a year later.
Date:
20/02/2017

Lisa Bortolotti on The Philosopher's Arm

Lisa Bortolotti on The Philosopher's Arm
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Podcast of BBC Radio 4's 'The Philosopher's Arms' with Lisa Bortolotti joined Peter Tatchell and David Runciman discussing hypocrisy.
Date:
17/02/2017

Call for papers: Postcolonialism in interdisciplinary perspective

Call for papers: Postcolonialism in interdisciplinary perspective
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The 'Postcolonialism in Interdisciplinary Perspective' conference will create a platform for postgraduate students to discuss emerging concerns within Postcolonial Studies across a range of geographic and disciplinary boundaries.
Date:
16/02/2017

Dr. Iqtidar Cheema publishes a report on challenges faced by religious minorities in India

Dr. Iqtidar Cheema publishes a report on challenges faced by religious minorities in India
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Dr. Cheema Iqtidar, Honorary Fellow at The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, has written a report about the constitutional and legal challenges that religious minorities face in India. The report has been published by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom.
Date:
16/02/2017

Civil Liberties and Human Rights in Twentieth-Century Britain

Civil Liberties and Human Rights in Twentieth-Century Britain
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The latest book by Dr Chris Moores has been published this month.
Date:
16/02/2017

How to take religion seriously in world politics: can Religious Studies help?

How to take religion seriously in world politics: can Religious Studies help?
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At this event in Washington, Katherine Brown, Jocelyne Cesari, Andrew Davies, and Francis Davis will explore ways religious studies can be relevant to international policymaking.
Date:
16/02/2017

Dr Louise Hardwick awarded ILAS Grant

Dr Louise Hardwick awarded ILAS Grant
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Dr Louise Hardwick has been awarded £1000 by the Institute of Latin American Studies, part of the University of London, through their national grants scheme.
Date:
16/02/2017

Birmingham develops blueprint for future Indian cities

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham worked with children, young people and their families living in a new urban development in India to understand the everyday experiences of urban transformation – with the results informing the future development of Indian cities.
Date:
16/02/2017

'Nine Folds Makes a Paper Swan' goes global

'Nine Folds Makes a Paper Swan' goes global
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Ruth Gilligan's latest novel published in America and Israel.
Date:
15/02/2017

Birmingham's early warning system flags global financial crises

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a new 'early warning system' that could help policymakers around the world take action to avert or lessen the impact of financial crisis.
Date:
14/02/2017
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