Research news

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
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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
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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?
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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

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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

Saving humans by numbers

Saving humans by numbers
Description
Dr Jussi Suikkanen writes a series of articles for the Saving Humans blog.
Date:
05/02/2014

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

Centre for West Midlands History January newsletter

Centre for West Midlands History January newsletter
Description
Latest newsletter for friends of the Centre and those interested in the history of the Midlands.
Date:
31/01/2014

BOMGS students launch online journal: Diogenes

BOMGS students launch online journal: Diogenes
Description
Postgraduates students in the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies have launched a new online academic journal: DIOGENES.
Date:
31/01/2014

Theodora Panella to present paper in Thessaloniki

Theodora Panella to present paper in Thessaloniki
Description
Theodora Panella to present paper on Pauline catenae at EABS Graduate Symposium in Thessaloniki
Date:
29/01/2014

Enhance your career prospects with a PhD suitable for all aspects of social work, social policy and practice

Description
Study our new Doctor of Social Work, designed for those involved in all aspects of social work, social policy and practice in a wide range of settings, including government, voluntary organisations, community-based projects, management, education, social care, health care, probation and user groups, as paid workers or volunteers.
Date:
29/01/2014

Congratulations to Edgar Ebojo, PhD

Congratulations to Edgar Ebojo, PhD
Description
Congratulations to Edgar Ebojo on the award of his PhD on Chester Beatty Papyrus II (P46)
Date:
28/01/2014

Charlotte Hempel wins a Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship

Charlotte Hempel wins a Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship
Description
This innovative study is part of an emerging field of research known as 'Religious Experience' that seeks to recover the phenomenal experience of religion.
Date:
24/01/2014

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
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