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Children and War

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A child washed up on the shores of Turkey after drowning at sea; the images of youngsters climbing across fences of barbed wires on Lampedusa; a boy sitting dazed and bloodied in the back of an ambulance after surviving an airstrike in Syria – these are some of the images that, once seen, can never be unseen. The moments, captured in these images pass, but the cycles of displacement continue.
Date:
27/10/2016

University of Birmingham marks birthday of influential Chinese alumnus

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Li Siguang - one of the University of Birmingham's most famous Chinese graduates and a geology pioneer - was born on 26 October 1889.
Date:
26/10/2016

400th anniversary of playwright's death continues to involve Shakespeare Institute in worldwide celebrations

400th anniversary of playwright's death continues to involve Shakespeare Institute in worldwide celebrations
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While this summer's immense and elaborate World Shakespeare Congress may have marked one climax of this Shakespearean anniversary year, events continue to take place across the planet, with Shakespeare Institute personnel taking leading roles.
Date:
26/10/2016

Birmingham, the workshop of the world

Birmingham, the workshop of the world
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The most comprehensive and up-to-date history of Birmingham in forty years - a new book edited by Dr Malcolm Dick and Professor Carl Chinn.
Date:
25/10/2016

Alumni Spotlight - Jie Chen

Date:
20/10/2016

International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day

International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day
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The CIFoRB team and the All Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief hosted a round-table event in Parliament on Thursday 27 October.
Date:
19/10/2016

Latvian Ambassador explores University of Birmingham's global vision

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The Latvian Ambassador visited the University of Birmingham to learn more about the University's work and its plans for engaging with European countries.
Date:
19/10/2016

Britain and India must forge bold relationship to shape new world

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India and Britain must stand together and face future challenges in shaping a new world, one of India's most eminent political and diplomatic figures told an audience at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
19/10/2016

Do Mobile Phones Set Citizens Free?

Do Mobile Phones Set Citizens Free?
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Mobile phones and social media can help create a better society. They can also be used to surveil, deceive, threaten, and incite violence. Dr Katrien Pype writes for Sapiens.
Date:
18/10/2016

Bridge Fellowship in Cultural Heritage Announced

Bridge Fellowship in Cultural Heritage Announced
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New opportunity: Bridge Fellowship in Cultural Heritage. Apply today.
Date:
13/10/2016
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