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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

How the Dam Busters mission became a British wartime legend

How the Dam Busters mission became a British wartime legend
Description
Peter Gray explores the myths surrounding the mission.
Date:
17/05/2013

Historians complain Government's WW1 commemoration 'focuses on British defeats'

Historians complain Government's WW1 commemoration 'focuses on British defeats'
Description
Telegraph article quoting Professor Gary Sheffield
Date:
09/05/2013

Gary Sheffield at the Virginia Military Institute

Gary Sheffield at the Virginia Military Institute
Description
Professor Gary Sheffield gave a seminar "Coalitions Compared: A Perspective on Alliance Warfare in World War I and World War II" to the VMA
Date:
10/04/2013

Max Rosen Essay Prize 2013

Max Rosen Essay Prize 2013
Description
The prize this year was won by Brian Curragh.
Date:
05/03/2013
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