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Shakespeare Unbard: a performance

Shakespeare Unbard: a performance
Description
Students from our Shakespeare and Creativity MA programme present Shakespeare Unbard - a performance which explores how societies over time have celebrated Shakespeare, and his relevance to individuals and communities today.
Date:
25/06/2014

Pour les musulmans de Birmingham, 'les Blancs sont jaloux parce qu'on réussit'

Pour les musulmans de Birmingham, 'les Blancs sont jaloux parce qu'on réussit'
Description
Dr Kieran Connell was interviewed about immigrant cultures in Britain for an article in Le Monde.
Date:
25/06/2014

Funded PhD Studentship: Cybersecurity

Funded PhD Studentship: Cybersecurity
Description
The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) invites applications for a 3-year studentship to undertake a PhD within the area of Cybersecurity and global politics.
Date:
19/06/2014

3-year PhD Studentships available in the ICCS

3-year PhD Studentships available in the ICCS
Description
The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) was recently awarded a major grant to develop a new research stream in social neuroscience and international security, building on its vibrant research culture in the fields of trust and cooperation. As part of this project, the ICCS is seeking to appoint a series of new posts, including two new PhD studentships in the areas of Cybersecurity and Social Neuroscience and Security.
Date:
19/06/2014

Funded PhD Studentship: Social Neuroscience and Security

Funded PhD Studentship: Social Neuroscience and Security
Description
The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) invites applications for a 3-year studentship to undertake a PhD within the area of Social Neuroscience and Security.
Date:
19/06/2014

Annual CREES Conference Demonstrates the Strength of CREES Expertise

Annual CREES Conference Demonstrates the Strength of CREES Expertise
Description
Staff, students and alumni of CREES plus some specially invited guests gathered at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park for the annual conference of the Centre for Russian and East European Studies (CREES) in June 2014.
Date:
18/06/2014

The British Graduate Shakespeare Conference 2014

The British Graduate Shakespeare Conference 2014
Description
Conference report and videos.
Date:
17/06/2014

G4S takes on a new recruit

Description
Bob, the autonomous robot starts work as a trainee security officer
Date:
16/06/2014

Postgraduate Biblical Studies conference programme announced

Postgraduate Biblical Studies conference programme announced
Description
The final programme has been announced for the University of Birmingham Postgraduate Biblical Studies Conference to be held on 2 July 2014.
Date:
11/06/2014

Natural disasters and opportunities foe action

Natural disasters and opportunities foe action
Description
Doctoral researcher Lauren Traczykowski, discusses the ethics of intervention for natural disasters and opportunities for action.
Date:
10/06/2014

The Business of Heritage - Stonehenge and its Redevelopment

The Business of Heritage - Stonehenge and its Redevelopment
Description
Professor Mike Robinson will lead a one day course on 26 June 2014 for English Heritage. The course is aimed at teachers of GCE and GCSE Business, Leisure and Tourism, Travel and Tourism and Applied Business and forms part of the OCR Professional Development Programme.
Date:
05/06/2014

Desiring to believe and self-deception

Desiring to believe and self-deception
Description
Postgraduate student Martin Smith considers the relationship between self-deception, the desire to believe and rationality.
Date:
03/06/2014

Research Poster Conference 2014

Research Poster Conference 2014
Description
Theodora Panella will be presenting a poster on her PhD research at the University of Birmingham's Research Poster Conference.
Date:
28/05/2014

What are free schools the answer to?

Description
Rebecca Morris talks about Free Schools in 'The Conversation'
Date:
28/05/2014

Bourne-Simkins Prize awarded to Andy Powell

Bourne-Simkins Prize awarded to Andy Powell
Description
Howard Rosen presented the Bourne-Simkins Prize to Andy Powell for the best dissertation.
Date:
27/05/2014

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster
Description
New book by Dr Simone Laqua-O'Donnell examines how women from different social backgrounds encountered the Counter-Reformation.
Date:
20/05/2014

Words, like sculptures, are sites of struggle

Words, like sculptures, are sites of struggle
Description
Richard Clay writes the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
19/05/2014

Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies project in the news

Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies project in the news
Description
Dr Kieran Connell was interviewed on BBC West Midlands.
Date:
19/05/2014

Understanding cities in the pre-modern history of Northeast Asia, c. 200-1200

Understanding cities in the pre-modern history of Northeast Asia, c. 200-1200
Description
Professor Naomi Standen receives £500,000 AHRC award for her project.
Date:
19/05/2014

Shakespeare Institue celebrates Shakespeare's 450th birthday

Shakespeare Institue celebrates Shakespeare's 450th birthday
Description
Fellows, honorary fellows and students of the university's Shakespeare Institute have been centre stage around the world during the rash of conferences, ceremonies, processions and theatre festivals that have marked the playwright's 450th birthday .
Date:
16/05/2014
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