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New Paths to Public Histories

New Paths to Public Histories
Description
New book by Kate Smith and Margot Finn.
Date:
15/10/2015

Cultural studies and the possibilities of academic collaboration today

Cultural studies and the possibilities of academic collaboration today
Description
Is it possible to do collaborative work in the twenty-first century university?
Date:
30/07/2015

The Conservatives, Britain and Europe: the remake

The Conservatives, Britain and Europe: the remake
Description
Professor Nicholas Crowson presents the lastest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
19/06/2015

Past and Present: Transnationalism

Past and Present: Transnationalism
Description
A special edition Past and Present supplement (with free online access) edited by Professor Matthew Hilton.
Date:
14/05/2015

New cultures of time and technology

New cultures of time and technology
Description
Dr David Gange spoke on Time and Technology in the Modern Middle East at PUC-Rio. This was part of an ongoing collaboration between the School of History & Cultures and the PUC Communications School.
Date:
11/05/2015

Chinatowns and the rise of China

Chinatowns and the rise of China
Description
Ien Ang, Director Institute for Culture and Society, Distinguished Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Western Sydney, spoke as part of the Global China: New Approaches lecture series.
Date:
07/05/2015

Tory attacks on Labour's 'economic chaos' stretch back to this cartoon from the 1930s

Tory attacks on Labour's 'economic chaos' stretch back to this cartoon from the 1930s
Description
Dr Matthew Francis writes for The Conversation.
Date:
30/04/2015

Ethnic minority voters could be decisive

Ethnic minority voters could be decisive
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 Matthew Francis discusses the importance of ethnic minority voters.
Date:
09/04/2015

Never mind the alternative budget – the Lib Dems have other strategies for survival

Never mind the alternative budget – the Lib Dems have other strategies for survival
Description
Matt Cole writes for The Conversation.
Date:
24/03/2015

Tory uses dodgy calculations to argue MPs need £225,000 a year

Tory uses dodgy calculations to argue MPs need £225,000 a year
Description
Conservative politician Adam Afriyie has made his contribution to the debate about parliamentarians living far from reality by proclaiming that it is "almost impossible to operate on the salary that is given to MPs if you come from a middle-income family".
Date:
11/03/2015
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