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Military Structures and ranks

Military Structures and ranks
Description
New First World War article by Dr Jonathan Boff for the British Library.
Date:
03/02/2014

Birmingham Great War Centenary Lecture Series

Birmingham Great War Centenary Lecture Series
Description
To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, the University of Birmingham's Centre for War Studies is delighted to announce a series of lectures by distinguished international historians on important themes to do with the conflict.
Date:
20/01/2014

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

'Secret' WWI diary paints 'vivid and visceral' picture

'Secret' WWI diary paints 'vivid and visceral' picture
Description
Dr Jonathan Boff was interviewed for a BBC online feature on the Pals Battalion and the war diary of Harry Drinkwater.
Date:
13/11/2013

Dr Jonathan Boff interviewed on BBC Radio West Midlands

Dr Jonathan Boff interviewed on BBC Radio West Midlands
Description
Jonathan talked to James Whale on the Adrian Goldberg show about the University's plans to mark the Centenary of the First World War
Date:
31/10/2013

BBC: University WWI archive being digitised for the centenary

BBC: University WWI archive being digitised for the centenary
Description
News feature with video from the BBC featuring the Cadbury Research Library and Dr Jonathan Boff.
Date:
22/10/2013

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

World War 1: Aviation Comes of Age MOOC

World War 1: Aviation Comes of Age MOOC
Description
The University of Birmingham is linking up with the BBC to create an academic first – a unique distance learning course marking the centenary of the First World War next year.
Date:
16/10/2013

The ethics of warfare - How do you define a combatant?

The ethics of warfare - How do you define a combatant?
Description
Dr Peter Gray examines the issue in the latest Birmingham Perspective
Date:
27/08/2013

Birmingham war hero kept his silence on saving hundreds of lives

Birmingham war hero kept his silence on saving hundreds of lives
Description
Alumnus Charles Horton helped to save many lives as a stretcher bearer in the First World War. A new book on his memoirs is being published.
Date:
20/05/2013
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