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University opens its doors for rocket-fuelled Community Day!

Description
The University of Birmingham's Community Day returns this year with a scientific theme to celebrate the British Science Festival.
Date:
02/09/2014

New book launch: A Midlands Odyssey

New book launch: A Midlands Odyssey
Description
CAHA PhD student co-edits collection of stories inspired by the Oddyssey and set in the Midlands today.
Date:
01/09/2014

ITSEE at the British Patristics Conference 2014

ITSEE at the British Patristics Conference 2014
Description
Members of ITSEE and other Birmingham theologians are giving papers are at the Fifth British Patristics Conference in London from 3-5 September 2014.
Date:
01/09/2014

Friends of the Centre for West Midlands History newsletter

Friends of the Centre for West Midlands History newsletter
Description
The April 2014 issue of the Friends Newsletter is now available.
Date:
31/08/2014

Global health care justice: the demands of the basic right to health

Description
Every year approximately 18 million people, largely among the world's poorest, die of preventable or treatable diseases like tuberculosis and malaria. They die because, unlike their wealthier counterparts, they lack access to even basic medicines.
Date:
28/08/2014

Global health care justice: the demands of the basic right to health

Description
Every year approximately 18 million people, largely among the world's poorest, die of preventable or treatable diseases like tuberculosis and malaria. They die because, unlike their wealthier counterparts, they lack access to even basic medicines.
Date:
28/08/2014

Exhibit B puts people on display for Edinburgh International Festival

Exhibit B puts people on display for Edinburgh International Festival
Description
Sadiah Qureshi explores the Edinburgh International Festivals performance piece Exhibit B who's "tableaux vivants" explore the dark history of importing and displaying foreign people. The work has drawn criticism for recreating forms of dispossession, and praise for movingly addressing the legacies of colonialism.
Date:
22/08/2014

Tories' toxic relationship with ethnic minorities will hit them where it hurts

Tories' toxic relationship with ethnic minorities will hit them where it hurts
Description
Dr Matthew Francis writes for The Conversation
Date:
22/08/2014

Setting the scene at shakespeare's Globe

Setting the scene at shakespeare's Globe
Description
Dr Erin Sullivan gave a 'setting the scene' lecture for Julius Caesar at the Globe on 31 July.
Date:
22/08/2014

Vacancy for a Research Fellow at ITSEE

Vacancy for a Research Fellow at ITSEE
Description
Vacancy for a Research Fellow on the Pauline Commentaries Project. Applications by 7 September 2014.
Date:
22/08/2014

Pop in to our Pop-up Shop!

Description
The University of Birmingham will be encouraging people of all ages to think differently about research when they visit its first Pop-Up Shop in the heart of the city which opens Monday August 25.
Date:
20/08/2014

Emotion and consciousness: Damasio's hypothesis

Emotion and consciousness: Damasio's hypothesis
Description
PhD student Isaura Peddis writes about her research provisionally entitled 'The Importance of Empathy'.
Date:
16/08/2014

50 years since the last execution can the UK help end the death penalty worldwide?

50 years since the last execution can the UK help end the death penalty worldwide?
Description
Birmingham Law School's Dr Bharat Malkani writes for the Conversation
Date:
13/08/2014

Philosophy of psychiatry at Philosophy@Birmingham

Philosophy of psychiatry at Philosophy@Birmingham
Description
Sullivan-Bissett, Allen and Miyazono blog about their research on delusions and anxiety.
Date:
13/08/2014

PG student presentation

PG student presentation
Description
Magdalena Antrobus to present at the World Association of Social Psychiatry Congress.
Date:
11/08/2014

New book: This Is Ethics: An Introduction

New book: This Is Ethics: An Introduction
Description
Dr Jussi Suikkanen's new textbook entitled This Is Ethics: An Introduction is now out on Wiley-Blackwell.
Date:
11/08/2014

The Kills lauches in America

The Kills lauches in America
Description
Longlisted for the Man Booker, Dr Richard House's novel The Kills is launched in the United States of America.
Date:
08/08/2014

Head of Law School quoted in BBC News item on Parole Board Victim Statements

Head of Law School quoted in BBC News item on Parole Board Victim Statements
Description
Birmingham Law School's Professor Andrew Sanders, a former Parole Board member, talks about the impact of victim statements on Parole Board Hearings in a BBC News item from 5 August 2014.
Date:
07/08/2014

Holdsworth - Law alumni newsletter 2014

Holdsworth - Law alumni newsletter 2014
Description
The 2014 edition of our alumni newsletter had just been published. You can read it online here.
Date:
30/07/2014

Professor Martin Trybus on ELFA Thesis Prize jury

Professor Martin Trybus on ELFA Thesis Prize jury
Description
IEL Director Martin Trybus is on the jury for the award of the European Law Faculties Association (ELFA) Thesis Prize for work submitted in 2013
Date:
29/07/2014
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