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Dr James West receives a Fulbright Scholars Award to the USA

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Birmingham historian has received a Fulbright Scholar Award to enable him to lecture at Elon University in North Carolina on one of the most well-regarded and impactful scholarship programmes in the world.
Date:
28/07/2017

Everyday Empires: descriptive or analytical category?

Everyday Empires: descriptive or analytical category?
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A report of the conference Everyday Empires by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
Date:
20/07/2017

One-and-a-half cheers for Canada at 150

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Dr Steve Hewitt talks about the anniversary of Canada's independence in the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
06/07/2017

Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward

Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward
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The first in a series of blogs related to this conferece by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
Date:
10/05/2017

'it was love for you that set me afire': a celebration of the poetry of Frank O'Hara

'it was love for you that set me afire': a celebration of the poetry of Frank O'Hara
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In honour of Frank O'Hara, that most collaborative and collegial of American poets, Dr Rona Cran organised a celebratory event at the Birmingham and Midland Institute.
Date:
05/05/2017

Terror in London: It's about containment and not curtailment

Terror in London: It's about containment and not curtailment
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Dr Steve Hewitt presents the latest Birmingham Perspective on the recent London terror attack.
Date:
27/03/2017

Mediating Contemporary Literature

Mediating Contemporary Literature
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Dr Zara Dinnen (University of Birmingham) and Dr Sam McBean (Queen Mary University of London) have been awarded a BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant for 'Mediating Contemporary Literature', which will take place in Spring and Summer 2017.
Date:
06/03/2017

Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes

Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes
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Apply for a Birmingham Fellowship and join our sector-leading programme.
Date:
01/03/2017

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