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Birmingham Fellow Dr Chris Laoutaris talks to BBC Radio London about his new book

Birmingham Fellow Dr Chris Laoutaris talks to BBC Radio London about his new book
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris, Birmingham Fellow at The Shakespeare Institute, talked to Dotun Adebayo on BBC Radio London about his new book, Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe.
Date:
24/04/2014

CBOMGS doctoral student awarded research position

CBOMGS doctoral student awarded research position
Description
CBOMGS doctoral student, Rebecca Darley, has been awarded a prestigious position as research associate on the project '"Bilderfahrzeuge" – Warburg's legacy and the future of iconology', based at the Warburg Institute (London) in association with the Max Weber Stiftung (Bonn)
Date:
17/04/2014

Dr Rhoads Murphey inducted into Turkish Historical Foundation

Dr Rhoads Murphey inducted into Turkish Historical Foundation
Description
CBOMGS Reader in Ottoman Studies honored by Turkish National Academy.
Date:
17/04/2014

Ottoman Material Culture Workshop

Ottoman Material Culture Workshop
Description
Two-day event held at Birmingham Museum Collections Centre on 4-5 April 2014, sponsored by the British Academy and Leverhulme Trust.
Date:
16/04/2014

Dr Rosa Freedman writes about the UK's first Female Genital Mutilation prosecution for the Conversation

Dr Rosa Freedman writes about the UK's first Female Genital Mutilation prosecution for the Conversation
Description
"Britain's first FGM prosecution is all too politically convenient". Dr Freedman is a lecturer in Law at the University of Birmingham specialising in International Human Rights.
Date:
14/04/2014

Shakespeare: for and against

Shakespeare: for and against
Description
Shakespeare Institute staff take part in an hour long documentary for BBC Radio 3
Date:
10/04/2014

Is Hamlet staged too often?

Is Hamlet staged too often?
Description
Professor Michael Dobson talks with The Guardian's Clare Brennan about Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet in 2015.
Date:
10/04/2014

Pragmatic and epistemic role of factually erroneous cognitions and thoughts

Pragmatic and epistemic role of factually erroneous cognitions and thoughts
Description
Professor Lisa Bortolotti's ERC funded project is recruiting one post-doctoral research fellow and one doctoral researcher.
Date:
04/04/2014

Another new appointment in philosophy

Another new appointment in philosophy
Description
The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Hanna Pickard.
Date:
04/04/2014

Oxford Journals Article prize for Best Paper

Oxford Journals Article prize for Best Paper
Description
Our late colleague Francesca Carnevali was co-winner of a prize for the best paper published in Enterprise and Society in 2013.
Date:
02/04/2014

Call for papers: Transcending Boundaries in the Law

Call for papers: Transcending Boundaries in the Law
Description
Birmingham Law School's annual postgraduate research conference seeks contributions from postgraduate students in all areas of law. Deadline: 28 April 2014. The conference will be held on 13 June at Birmingham Law School. KEYNOTE SPEAKER JUST ANNOUNCED
Date:
28/03/2014

Vikings: life and legend

Vikings: life and legend
Description
Dr Chris Callow is curating a series of films as part of the British Museum's exhibition.
Date:
28/03/2014

Four World Heritage Studentships Available through AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award

Four World Heritage Studentships Available through AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award
Description
Applications are now open for four PhD studentships based at the University of Birmingham's Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage and in collaboration with the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust and UNESCO's World Heritage Centre. Deadline: 1 May 2014.
Date:
28/03/2014

MA Modern British Studies

MA Modern British Studies
Description
Drs Christopher Moores and Matt Houlbrook discuss the MA Modern British Studies. This new course is available for 2014 entry.
Date:
27/03/2014

Andreas Kanaris Memorial prize

Andreas Kanaris Memorial prize
Description
Sabrina Intelisano from Philosophy wins a School award.
Date:
27/03/2014

Belief and the Great War

Belief and the Great War
Description
A new article by Dr Michael Snape for the Voices of War and Peace website.
Date:
27/03/2014

Teaching excellence award

Teaching excellence award
Description
Iain Law from Philosophy wins Head of School's award in teaching excellence at the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion.
Date:
27/03/2014

Teaching excellence award

Teaching excellence award
Description
Deryn Guest from Theology and Religion wins Head of School's award in teaching excellence at the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion.
Date:
27/03/2014

What do we know about the Vikings now?

Description
University of Birmingham historian Dr Chris Callow is curating a series of films as part of the British Museum's 'Vikings: Life and Legend' exhibition.
Date:
21/03/2014
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