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The Birmingham Brief: home ownership in the UK

The Birmingham Brief: home ownership in the UK
Description
Dr Matthew Francis presents the latest Birmingham Brief on 'Home ownership in the UK is declining but help for first-time buyers might incur a political price too high to pay'
Date:
30/04/2013

The lady's not returning: but for many she never left

The lady's not returning: but for many she never left
Description
Margaret Thatcher's place in modern British history is important, no doubt about that, and historians will be arguing over it for the foreseeable future. PhD student Daisy Payling offers some thoughts on how Baroness Thatcher's death is likely to affect her research.
Date:
18/04/2013

The Politics of Expertise: How NGOs Shaped Modern Britain

The Politics of Expertise: How NGOs Shaped Modern Britain
Description
New book By Professor Mathew Hilton, Professor Nicholas Crowson, Dr James McKay and Jean-Francois Mouhot
Date:
17/04/2013

Sadiah Qureshi: Recovering the past to improve humanity's future

Sadiah Qureshi: Recovering the past to improve humanity's future
Description
Sadiah Qureshi features in the latest Birmingham Heroes campaign.
Date:
26/03/2013

New MA in Global History

New MA in Global History
Description
New MA available for 2013 entry
Date:
25/03/2013

Comic Relief 25 years on: why charitable giving is no laughing matter

Comic Relief 25 years on: why charitable giving is no laughing matter
Description
Professor Matthew Hilton presents the latest Birmingham Brief
Date:
15/03/2013

Journal of History and Cutures Issue 2 now out

Journal of History and Cutures Issue 2 now out
Description
Issue two of our student-produced peer-reviewed journal is now available
Date:
27/02/2013

Modern Contemporary blog

Modern Contemporary blog
Description
The blog is a collective research notebook for the Birmingham Centre for Modern and Contemporary History. It will contain posts on research by members of the Centre, details of workshops and other events that we're holding, and more general stuff about things we're interested in - books, films, or current affairs.
Date:
10/01/2013

Guangzhou Delegation visit

Guangzhou Delegation visit
Description
Professors Nicholas Crowson and Matthew Hilton recently presented their research to 20 delegates from the from Bureau of Civil Affairs of Guangzhou Municipality, China
Date:
06/12/2012

The Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies: connected collaboration, connected communities and connected impact

The Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies: connected collaboration, connected communities and connected impact
Description
Congratulations to Professor Matthew Hilton on his AHRC £197,984 grant to establish an archive of the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, based on the depositions of the papers of leading figures associated with the Centre, beginning with the papers of Stuart Hall.
Date:
06/12/2012
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