Research news

New appointment in Philosophy

New appointment in Philosophy
Description
The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Miller.
Date:
14/03/2014

Mark Cartledge presents to the Society for Pentecostal Studies

Mark Cartledge presents to the Society for Pentecostal Studies
Description
More than 300 of the world's leading Pentecostal and Charismatic scholars recently gathered at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri, for the 43rd annual meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies (SPS) held March 6-8.
Date:
13/03/2014

New postgraduate courses are changing our views of the First World War

New postgraduate courses are changing our views of the First World War
Description
Dr Jonathan Boff and PhD student Aimee Fox-Godden were featured in an article in the Guardian.
Date:
13/03/2014

National Theatre workshops: King Lear in context

National Theatre workshops: King Lear in context
Description
Dr Abigail Rokison is leading three workshops on King Lear in context with members of the National Theatre company.
Date:
12/03/2014

£6000 Scholarships in Master of Research in Railway Systems Integration

Description
Scholarships in Master of Research in Railway Systems Integration: For the 2014/15 session up to 10 scholarships with a value of £6000 will be available, for students who wish to carry out research in railway applications.
Date:
12/03/2014

Junior research fellowship

Junior research fellowship
Description
Congratulation to Drew Longacre who has been awarded a Junior Research Fellowship at the W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research (AIAR) in Jerusalem.
Date:
11/03/2014

British Graduate Shakespeare Conference 2014

British Graduate Shakespeare Conference 2014
Description
Call for papers.
Date:
11/03/2014

Cooperation in the Contemporary World: University of Birmingham unveils latest MOOC

Cooperation in the Contemporary World: University of Birmingham unveils latest MOOC
Description
Experts from the the School of Government and Society including the International Development Department, Department of Political Science and International Studies and the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security at the University of Birmingham have introduced a free, open online course today offering a taste of higher education to learners worldwide. Registration is now live for this online course which is scheduled to start in May 2014.
Date:
10/03/2014

Modern British Studies working paper

Modern British Studies working paper
Description
The Centre for Modern British Studies has published a new working paper.
Date:
07/03/2014

Civil Engineering newsletter 2014

Description
Read about the latest developments from around the School
Date:
04/03/2014

Can historical global churches maintain central authority or must they devolve?

Can historical global churches maintain central authority or must they devolve?
Description
Professor Allan Anderson recently took part in the latest Westminster Faith Debate in Whitehall, London.
Date:
27/02/2014

Distance Learning Research Bursaries in Philosophy and Global Ethics

Distance Learning Research Bursaries in Philosophy and Global Ethics
Description
The College of Arts and Law's DL research bursaries are now open for applications for current and prospective DL PhD students in philosophy and global ethics. Deadline: 25 April, 2014.
Date:
27/02/2014

Call for papers: 4th University of Birmingham Biblical Studies Postgraduate Conference

Call for papers: 4th University of Birmingham Biblical Studies Postgraduate Conference
Description
Call for papers for the 4th University of Birmingham Biblical Studies Postgraduate Conference which will be taking place on 2 July 2014.
Date:
25/02/2014

How Utopian can Political Philosophy be?

How Utopian can Political Philosophy be?
Description
Doctoral Researcher Ben Bessey discusses idealisation and the proper methodology of political philosophy.
Date:
21/02/2014

Commemoration & conflict workshop - 'challenges for HE practitioners in history, area studies & philosophical and religious studies'

Commemoration & conflict workshop - 'challenges for HE practitioners in history, area studies & philosophical and religious studies'
Description
On Wednesday 19 February the School of History and Cultures hosted an HEA-funded event on 'Commemoration and Conflict' which explored the impact that often emotive public commemoration of past conflicts and mass loss of life can have on the ways in which related subject–matter is taught and learned in the HE classroom.
Date:
21/02/2014

British Association for Jewish Studies appointment

British Association for Jewish Studies appointment
Description
Dr Charlotte Hempel has been elected to as President for the British Association for Jewish Studies.
Date:
19/02/2014

Bible Hunters

Bible Hunters
Description
Dr David Gange was featured on the BBC programme, Bible Hunters.
Date:
19/02/2014

Dr Alison Welsby's book on Family 1 published

Dr Alison Welsby's book on Family 1 published
Description
Publication of Dr Alison Welsby's book based on her PhD research in New Testament Textual Criticism.
Date:
12/02/2014

#filmmakers required

Description
Birmingham Business School is looking for filmmakers and creative content producers to produce short films formed entirely from social media data, with 6 successful applicants awarded £5,000.
Date:
11/02/2014

Distinguished Writers Coming to Edgbaston in February and March

Distinguished Writers Coming to Edgbaston in February and March
Description
Poetry-lovers are invited to come to the ongoing series of talks from renowned visiting writers hosted by the School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies. The next speaker, on 26 February, is the Scottish poet Kathleen Jamie.
Date:
06/02/2014
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