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Call for papers - Everyday Empires:Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

Call for papers -  Everyday Empires:Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective
Description
Call for papers for a two day exploring the ways in which empire was lived through commonplace things, spaces, and decisions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Date:
12/12/2016

American Studies tops the league tables

American Studies tops the league tables
Description
American Studies at the University of Birmingham is ranked number one in all three major league tables
Date:
12/10/2016

Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad

Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad
Description
With exam season at an end, second year American and Canadian Studies students from the four-year programme are starting to set off to villages, towns and cities all across North America for their Year Abroad. This year's cohort are the first to fully benefit from the new "Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad" resource.
Date:
17/06/2016

American Studies is top of the tables

American Studies is top of the tables
Description
Birmingham is ranked 1st for American Studies in both the Guardian and Complete University Guides.
Date:
17/06/2016

Canada's new prime minister: who is Justin Trudeau, and how did he win?

Canada's new prime minister: who is Justin Trudeau, and how did he win?
Description
After a hard-fought election, Canada's Liberal party has won a decisive parliamentary majority, and Canada will soon have an unfamiliar prime minister with a familiar last name. But 43-year-old Justin Trudeau's rise to the top of Canadian politics was far from certain...Dr Steve Hewitt writes for The Conversation.
Date:
23/10/2015

Go Set a Watchman exposes American obsession with white saviours

Go Set a Watchman exposes American obsession with white saviours
Description
Helen Laville writes for The Conversation.
Date:
16/07/2015

In the US, the surveillance sky is falling

In the US, the surveillance sky is falling
Description
Dr Steve Hewitt presents the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
05/06/2015

Kraszna-Krausz award for best moving image book

Kraszna-Krausz award for best moving image book
Description
Dr Michele Aarons book 'Death and the Moving Image: Ideology, Iconography and I' has won the Kraszna-Krausz award for best Moving Image Book of the Year.
Date:
21/05/2015

Magna Carta Exhibition trip 2015

Magna Carta Exhibition trip 2015
Description
A group of 40 American and Canadian Studies and History undergraduates visited the Magna Carta exhibition at the British Library.
Date:
13/04/2015

If an attack happens the pot will boil over

If an attack happens the pot will boil over
Description
As the 2015 General Election approaches, academics at the University of Birmingham are contributing to the debates that will help the public decide where their vote should go. Dr Steve Hewitt discusses the issues of security and terrorism.
Date:
09/04/2015
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