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BBC broadcasts stories from A Midlands Odyssey

BBC broadcasts stories from A Midlands Odyssey
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BBC Radio 4 has adapted three stories from the collection 'A Midlands Odyssey' edited by CAHA doctoral researcher Polly Stoker. Featured authors include Richard House, acclaimed novelist and Birmingham academic.
Date:
02/12/2014

Chamberlain first block reaches the top

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The newest student residence to be built at the University of Birmingham is well on track after the first of its smaller blocks reached the highest point. The new Chamberlain, due to open to students next September, is being built on the site of the former Chamberlain Hall which was demolished earlier this year after being closed in 2006.
Date:
01/12/2014

Much Ado About Nothing: in performance

Much Ado About Nothing: in performance
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Sign up now for a unique free online course in collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and the Shakespeare Institute.
Date:
01/12/2014

Borders, violence and memory: making histories in the Senegambia and the Trans-Volta

Borders, violence and memory: making histories in the Senegambia and the Trans-Volta
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Professor Paul Nugent (University of Edinburgh) gave the 2014 Fage Lecture.
Date:
01/12/2014

Iran nuclear deal will come down to economic pressure

Iran nuclear deal will come down to economic pressure
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. Iran has failed to reach an agreement with six world powers about the future of its nuclear programme after talks. Talks in Vienna about the future of Iran's nuclear programme have failed for the time being. The countries involved have agreed to resume discussions in December with a view to reaching a political agreement by March 1 next year and a final deal by the end of June.
Date:
27/11/2014

Rethinking Modern British Studies conference - call for papers

Rethinking Modern British Studies conference - call for papers
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Call for papers.
Date:
25/11/2014

When UN peacekeepers commit atrocities, someone has to act

When UN peacekeepers commit atrocities, someone has to act
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Birmingham Law School's Dr Rosa Freedman writes about UN peacekeepers and atrocities for the Conversation
Date:
25/11/2014

Let Robot Battle Commence

Let Robot Battle Commence
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Celebrating the fourth edition of European Robotics Week (ERW), the School of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham will be taking part in a number of robot challenges from Monday 24 - Friday 28 November to showcase its broad and pioneering activity in the field of robotic research and development.
Date:
24/11/2014

Blog: Ebola - where are the governments?

Blog: Ebola - where are the governments?
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Written by Dr Andrew Nickson. The terrible Ebola tragedy has spawned massive coverage in the world's media of Sierra Leone and Liberia – with harrowing images of victims, relatives, health workers, doctors, and aid agency staff. Yet one key 'stakeholder' in the fight against Ebola has been notably missing from this coverage – the government of both countries. Most of us would be hard pressed to name the presidents of either country* as they have been almost invisible, and the same goes for their respective health ministers.
Date:
21/11/2014

Study hard and remember to network says new CIHT Fellow

Description
High flying transportation specialist Andy McLoughlin's decision to gain further qualifications at Birmingham and widen his professional horizons have led to a complete turnaround in his career.
Date:
21/11/2014
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