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Green Britain - nationhood and the environment 1500-1750

Green Britain - nationhood and the environment 1500-1750
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Call for papers for conference to be held on 25 June 2016 in Stratford upon Avon.
Date:
11/02/2016

China accused of state sponsored doping

China accused of state sponsored doping
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In case you missed it, one of China's most famous athletes, Wang Junxia has admitted doping in a letter she and other athletes wrote in 1998.
Date:
11/02/2016

Smart cities better defined by new research

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified a handful of key elements that define 'smart cities'– cities like Singapore and Copenhagen, which are both at the top of their game in using technology to enable their citizens to enjoy a better quality of life, but in different ways.
Date:
10/02/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - January 2016

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How Virtual Reality might change our lives in 2016, Birmingham led experiments on the International Space Station and more...
Date:
10/02/2016

BRIHC Research Fellow - applications open

BRIHC Research Fellow - applications open
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The newly-founded Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures (BRIHC) wishes to appoint two outstanding early career scholars to its two-year 2016 Fellowships.
Date:
10/02/2016

Call for papers: Redefining the Margins: Seeing the Unseen in the Eastern Mediterranean

Call for papers: Redefining the Margins: Seeing the Unseen in the Eastern Mediterranean
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Papers are invited for the 17th Annual Postgraduate Colloquium at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, to be held 4 June 2016 at the University of Birmingham
Date:
08/02/2016

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded a short-term fellowship at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded a short-term fellowship at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence
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Andrea Mattiello, a final year doctoral researcher in CBOMGS, has been awarded a short-term research fellowship for the New Research on Local Renaissances project in collaboration with the ERC/HistAntArtSi project for the academic year 2016/2017.
Date:
08/02/2016

Alternative concepts of God: essays on the metaphysics of the Divine

Alternative concepts of God: essays on the metaphysics of the Divine
Description
New book by Professor Yujin Nagasawa and Andrei Buckareff.
Date:
05/02/2016

Blog: Can the meek professor or 'Mr Clean' save the Central African Republic?

Blog: Can the meek professor or 'Mr Clean' save the Central African Republic?
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Written by Paul Jackson. After no candidate received more than 50% of the vote during the first round in December 2015, the presidential election in the Central African Republic is now headed to a runoff.
Date:
05/02/2016

The Victorians - a beginners guide

The Victorians - a beginners guide
Description
New book by Dr David Gange.
Date:
04/02/2016
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