Research news

Mike Snape on 'The Big Question'

Mike Snape on 'The Big Question'
Description
Dr Mike Snape recently participated in a special edition of 'The Big Questions with Nicky Campbell' from Goldsmiths College in London asking, did World War 1 change Britain for the better?
Date:
21/05/2014

Dr Chris Laoutaris' Shakespeare and the Countess makes Sunday Telegraph 'book of the week'

Dr Chris Laoutaris' Shakespeare and the Countess makes Sunday Telegraph 'book of the week'
Description
Chris Laoutaris' new book Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe made the Sunday Telegraph's 'Book of the Week' with a review by the author Jessie Childs in the Telegraph's 'Seven' magazine.
Date:
20/05/2014

Dr Chris Laoutaris on Newstalk Radio

Dr Chris Laoutaris on Newstalk Radio
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris talked about his new book on The Moncrief Show, Newstalk Radio.
Date:
20/05/2014

A unique insight into changing dynamics of the second city

A unique insight into changing dynamics of the second city
Description
A treasure trove of photographs, hidden for more than 40 years, shines a light on cultural life in inner city Birmingham during the 1960s.
Date:
20/05/2014

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

France Culture radio broadcast

France Culture radio broadcast
Description
Professor Martyn Cornick was invited (with Professor Debra Kelly, University of Westminster) to speak on the live broadcast France Culture (equivalent of BBC Radio 4), 'La Fabrique de l'Histoire'.
Date:
19/05/2014

AHRC Early Career Fellowship – Louise Hardwick

AHRC Early Career Fellowship – Louise Hardwick
Description
Louise Hardwick has been awarded a major AHRC Early Career Fellowship (£168,000) to support her research into Francophone Caribbean culture.
Date:
19/05/2014

Dr Luca Rubini speaks in Geneva

Dr Luca Rubini speaks in Geneva
Description
Birmingham Law School academic and deputy director of the Institute of European Law invited to speak to the trade and diplomatic community.
Date:
16/05/2014

Sophie Boyron cited in House of Commons Report

Sophie Boyron cited in House of Commons Report
Description
Senior Lecturer at Birmingham Law School cited repeatedly in the recently released report of the House of Commons Political and Constitutional Committee on The Constitutional Role of the Judiciary if there were a Codified Constitution.
Date:
16/05/2014

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

The NHS Abortion Hurdle Race Continues

The NHS Abortion Hurdle Race Continues
Description
Birmingham Law School's Professor Marie Fox and Dr Sheelagh McGuinness write for the Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
15/05/2014

History and climate change: what have we learnt? - call for papers

History and climate change: what have we learnt? - call for papers
Description
We invite 20-25 minute contributions from scholars, activists, policy-makers and members of the public for the Rescue!History workshop to be held on 8 November 2014.
Date:
14/05/2014

Malcolm Harbour MEP to deliver keynote address at the Reforming the EU conference

Malcolm Harbour MEP to deliver keynote address at the Reforming the EU conference
Description
The Institute is pleased to announce that Malcolm Harbour MEP will deliver the keynote address at the opening panel of the IEL conference Reforming the EU: The Future of European Law and Policy IV. Malcolm is MEP for the West Midlands.
Date:
13/05/2014

University of Birmingham's 'top ten' celebrates global impact

University of Birmingham's 'top ten' celebrates global impact
Description
For more than 100 years, research at the University of Birmingham has had a major impact on the world, from pioneering transplant surgery, the use of microwaves and creating artificial Vitamin C. This world-changing research is now being celebrated with a new 'top ten' list of academic pioneers.
Date:
09/05/2014

Fully-Funded PhD Opportunities in Cultural Heritage / World Heritage

Fully-Funded PhD Opportunities in Cultural Heritage / World Heritage
Description
Applications are invited for four studentships based at the University of Birmingham's Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage. The studentships are funded through the Arts and Humanities Research Council and are in collaboration with the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust and UNESCO World Heritage Centre, to commence in the 2014/15 academic year.
Date:
09/05/2014

Delusion: doxasticity, rationality and normativity

Delusion: doxasticity, rationality and normativity
Description
Doctoral researcher Rachel Gunn examines the nature of delusions.
Date:
08/05/2014

Ironbridge Annual Lecture 2014: The Value of Heritage and the Heritage of Value

Ironbridge Annual Lecture 2014: The Value of Heritage and the Heritage of Value
Description
Simon Thurley, Historian and Chief Executive of English Heritage will give the 2014 Ironbridge Annual Lecture on Thursday 13 November at 5.30pm on the topic of "The value of heritage the heritage of value".
Date:
07/05/2014
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