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'Financial Consumerism': citizenship, consumerism and capital ownership in the 1980s

'Financial Consumerism': citizenship, consumerism and capital ownership in the 1980s
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Amy Edwards (Department of History) writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017

Thatcher's troops? Neighbourhood Watch schemes and the search for 'ordinary' Thatcherism in 1980s Britain

Thatcher's troops? Neighbourhood Watch schemes and the search for 'ordinary' Thatcherism in 1980s Britain
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Dr Chris Moores (Department of History) writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017

Mrs Thatcher's peacock blue sari: ethnic minorities, electoral politics and the Conservative Party, c. 1974–86

Mrs Thatcher's peacock blue sari: ethnic minorities, electoral politics and the Conservative Party, c. 1974–86
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Dr Matthew Francis writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017

Birmingham leads Brexit impact research projects

Birmingham leads Brexit impact research projects
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Researchers at the University of Birmingham will lead a series of three studies into the potential impact of Brexit on people in the UK, including children growing up in 'mixed-nationality' families.
Date:
19/04/2017

ICCS students join forces with conflict practitioners for annual training programme

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In March 2017, the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security hosted its fourth annual training programme on 'Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation' at the University of Birmingham. The programme brought together current students with delegates from around the world, including from the Czech Republic, Nepal and the United States, to learn about the different approaches to conflict resolution in International Relations.
Date:
13/04/2017

Arts and Science Festival 2017

Arts and Science Festival 2017
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Fifth annual student showcase.
Date:
11/04/2017

Michael Wear discusses The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation

Michael Wear discusses The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation
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Cadbury Centre Honorary Fellow Michael Wear spoke alongside Ross Douthat of The New York Times at an event in New York, responding to Rod Dreher, author of The New York Times' bestseller, The Benedict Option.
Date:
31/03/2017

Vice-Chancellor's statement on the UK government's triggering of Article 50

Vice-Chancellor's statement on the UK government's triggering of Article 50
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Vice-Chancellor's statement on the UK government's triggering of Article 50
Date:
29/03/2017

Birmingham experts showcase research expertise for Qatari business

Birmingham experts showcase research expertise for Qatari business
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Experts from the University of Birmingham today showcased a range of high-profile research investment opportunities to the largest-ever business delegation from Qatar to visit the UK.
Date:
28/03/2017

Birmingham hosts major research conference to help shape better world

Birmingham hosts major research conference to help shape better world
Description
Chemical engineering experts from across the UK and beyond headed to the University of Birmingham today to discuss research innovations that could help to shape a better world.
Date:
27/03/2017
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