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Chinese media chiefs partner with Birmingham to broaden Shakespeare's appeal

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The University of Birmingham and Phoenix Publishing & Media Group today signed a new agreement to broaden the appeal of William Shakespeare in China.
Date:
01/11/2016

From Birmingham to Berlin: sports legacy expert joins global debate

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A University of Birmingham expert on how sport is instrumentalised for non-sporting aims, including high-profile sports events like the Olympic Games and football World Cup, will address a major conference in Berlin.
Date:
01/11/2016

New agreement strengthens tech innovation between Birmingham and China

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The University of Birmingham (UoB) and Jiangsu Industry Technology Research Institute (JITRI) today signed a new ¥20,000,000 agreement to develop innovative research in key areas such as nanoparticle technology and biomedicine. Signing the agreement allows both partners to work together on applied research projects that will use the University's research expertise to strengthen technological innovation in the Jiangsu Province across a wide range of engineering and medical technology.
Date:
01/11/2016

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

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
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