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Dr Chris Laoutaris's book, Shakespeare and the Countess, listed as one of the Telegraph's 'Best Books of 2014'

Dr Chris Laoutaris's book, Shakespeare and the Countess, listed as one of the Telegraph's 'Best Books of 2014'
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris's new book has been listed as one of the Telegraph's 'Best Books of 2014' in their category of 'Best History Books of 2014'.
Date:
04/07/2014

Director of the Shakespeare Institute on outdoor Shakespeare

Director of the Shakespeare Institute on outdoor Shakespeare
Description
Michael Dobson leads an all-star cast in a new Folger Shakespeare Library podcast from Washington DC, examining the history of outdoor Shakespearean performance.
Date:
04/07/2014

The little Orange Book that put the Lib Dems in the big leagues

The little Orange Book that put the Lib Dems in the big leagues
Description
Dr Matthew Francis writes an article for the Conversation about a little-known book which had a profound effect on British politics.
Date:
04/07/2014

Holiday chaos as new terror plot sparks fears of extra checks at airports

Holiday chaos as new terror plot sparks fears of extra checks at airports
Description
Dr Steve Hewitt was featured in an article in Metro discussing the additional monitoring happening at international airports in the wake of fresh terror scares.
Date:
04/07/2014

Procreation and the welfare of the future child

Procreation and the welfare of the future child
Description
MA Health and Happiness student John J. Parry wonders whether existence constitutes a harm.
Date:
02/07/2014

'One of Us' petition marks a sinister mobilisation of the pro-life movement in Europe

'One of Us' petition marks a sinister mobilisation of the pro-life movement in Europe
Description
Birmingham Law School's Dr Sheelagh McGuinness writes for the Conversation (with Professor Heather Widdows)
Date:
01/07/2014

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

Midsummer Mischief

Midsummer Mischief
Description
Professor Ewan Fernie joins Erica Whyman (RSC) and the panel of artists and creatives to discuss how gender relates to Shakespeare's work as part of the Midsummer Mischief season.
Date:
24/06/2014

Funding strengthens UK-Rio research links

Funding strengthens UK-Rio research links
Description
The University of Birmingham and the University of Nottingham have a new funding agreement to work with leading research institutions in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. The agreement will initially support up to 10 collaborative research projects over two rounds of funding worth £340,000.
Date:
23/06/2014

CBOMGS doctoral student awarded a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship

CBOMGS doctoral student awarded a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship
Description
Dr Daniel Reynolds, recent PhD graduate, awarded Fellowship for 'Forging the Christian Holy Land 300-1099' project.
Date:
19/06/2014

4th Basque, Catalan and Galician cinema season

4th Basque, Catalan and Galician cinema season
Description
Series of screenings at the Library of Birmingham.
Date:
18/06/2014

A celebration of Ottoman history at Birmingham

A celebration of Ottoman history at Birmingham
Description
An event to honour Rhoads Murphey on the occasion of his retirement.
Date:
17/06/2014

The British Graduate Shakespeare Conference 2014

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

How our forests are governed is not yet out of the woods

How our forests are governed is not yet out of the woods
Description
Dr Frank Uekotter (History) writes for The Conversation.
Date:
17/06/2014

Research poster conference 2014

Research poster conference 2014
Description
PhD student Rachel Gunn wins the best poster design award at the University's Research Poster Conference 2014.
Date:
12/06/2014

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

Michael Dobson on Richard III

Michael Dobson on Richard III
Description
The Director of the Shakespeare Institute discusses the relationship between Shakespeare's play and the real king in a new podcast from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC.
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

Dr Chris Laoutaris lectures at event to mark the opening of new exhibition at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Dr Chris Laoutaris lectures at event to mark the opening of new exhibition at the Palace of Holyroodhouse
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris of The Shakespeare Institute gave a lecture with Yasmin Arshad, doctoral candidate at University College London, to mark the opening of the Queen's Gallery's new exhibition, 'In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion', at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Date:
10/06/2014
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