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Nicolas Calas and the Challenge of Surrealism

Nicolas Calas and the Challenge of Surrealism
Description
Dr Lena Hoff, a graduate from the University of Birmingham's doctoral programme in Modern Greek Studies, has recently published a new book based on her doctoral thesis.
Date:
07/02/2014

Call for Papers: 2014 Graduate Research Colloquium in Modern Greek Studies

Call for Papers: 2014 Graduate Research Colloquium in Modern Greek Studies
Description
The annual Graduate Research Colloquium of the Society for Modern Greek Studies, will be hosted by the University of Birmingham on Thursday 12 June 2014 (Lecture Room 1, Arts Building). Contributions may be in any area of Modern Greek Studies, including literature, history, linguistics, anthropology, cultural and media studies etc., or they may be of an interdisciplinary nature. DEADLINE for abstracts: 21 March 2014
Date:
04/02/2014

BOMGS students launch online journal: Diogenes

BOMGS students launch online journal: Diogenes
Description
Postgraduates students in the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies have launched a new online academic journal: DIOGENES.
Date:
31/01/2014

Call for Papers: 15th Annual CBOMGS Postgraduate Colloquium (25 May 2014)

Call for Papers: 15th Annual CBOMGS Postgraduate Colloquium (25 May 2014)
Description
Language as Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean (330-2013).We invite proposals from postgraduate students from any institution for 20-minute papers in all fields of Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies.
Date:
21/01/2014

Apply for the Midlands3Cities AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Apply for the Midlands3Cities AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership
Description
410 PhD studentships available for a 9 January 2014 deadline.
Date:
17/12/2013

Recently published: Pseudo-Kodinos and the Constantinopolitan Court: Offices and Ceremonies

Recently published: Pseudo-Kodinos and the Constantinopolitan Court: Offices and Ceremonies
Description
Latest volume in Ashgate's Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies series of monographs is written by the University of Birmingham's Dr Ruth Macrides, J.A. Munitiz and Professor Dimiter Angelov, The volume includes the text and translation of Pseudo-Kodinos, a 14th-century ceremonial book, as well as commentary as well as studies on clothing, hats, the significance of postures and gestures, the hierarchy of the titles, music, lighting, ceremonies..
Date:
12/12/2013

British Academy / Leverhulme Grant awarded to CBOMGS academic

British Academy / Leverhulme Grant awarded to CBOMGS academic
Description
Dr Amanda Phillips received the award to hold a workshop on Ottoman objects at the Birmingham Museum in April 2014 titled, "Empires of the Eye".
Date:
29/11/2013

Leventis Studentships 2014-15

Leventis Studentships 2014-15
Description
Thanks to a generous grant from the A.G.Leventis Foundation, we are able to offer 3 postgraduate scholarships for students wishing to pursue a full-time higher degree (MA by Research/MRes/PhD) in the fields of Modern Greek (including Cypriot) literature, language, history and culture.
Date:
21/11/2013

University of Birmingham shares in £14.6 million AHRC funding for postgraduate study

University of Birmingham shares in £14.6 million AHRC funding for postgraduate study
Description
The University of Birmingham is one of six Midlands universities to benefit from a multi-million-pound partnership which will create hundreds of new postgraduate studentship opportunities across the region.
Date:
17/10/2013

Global ranking reinforces Birmingham's position as a world-class university

Description
The University of Birmingham has made an impressive 15 place rise to 62nd in this year's QS World University Rankings.
Date:
10/09/2013
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