Forthcoming Events

Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day
Saturday 17th October 2015
Our undergraduate open days give you the perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.

Time to tame advertising?

Saturday 17th October 2015
Barbican, Frobisher 1-3, London
Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin will be speaking at Battle of Ideas weekend in London on 17 October. The event, entitled 'Time to tame advertising?' will be held at the Barbican from 12:00 - 13:00 and will tackle the call for tighter advertising restrictions in light of recent 'body-shaming' adverts.

Banking Standards Board Regional Debate in Birmingham

Wednesday 28th October 2015
Room G12, Main Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Business School
How can the banking sector help support and drive a dynamic regional economy?

Maxwell Fry Global Finance Lecture: Post Crisis Regulation: What Has Been Achieved and What Remains To Be Done?

Wednesday 28th October 2015
Room G12, Main Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Business School
Speaker: David Llewellyn (Professor of Money and Banking, Loughborough University and Chairman, Board of the Banking Stakeholder Group, European Banking Authority)

Careers in Marketing - Marketing Journey

Thursday 29th October 2015
Birmingham Business School (G12), University of Birmingham, O3 on Edgbaston Campus Map
Interested in a career in marketing? If so, come along to our 'Marketing Journey' event on Thursday 29 October. This will be a fantastic opportunity for you to hear directly from and network with marketing professionals.

Distinguished Leaders Series: Lucy Baldwin

Wednesday 4th November 2015
Room G12, Main Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Business School
One of the corporate world's brightest young stars, Lucy Baldwin was in the Forbes' 30 Under 30 in Finance for two consecutive years. Lucy is at the forefront of the charge by women into leading jobs in finance.

Understanding digital selves through film

Saturday 7th November 2015
mac birmingham - Cannon Hill Park Edgbaston
Join us for an afternoon in The Mac, for an event featuring film screenings, a panel discussion and Q&A on digital identity and social media use.

Media and Political Positioning

Monday 9th November 2015
Arts Building - Main Lecture Theatre (Room 120 1st Floor), University of Birmingham
This ESRC Festival of Social Science event seeks to engage with the audience on their views regarding the role of the media in influencing political discourse

Do young workers need trade unions?

Tuesday 10th November 2015
Birmingham Business School, Room G03
This event will disseminate academic research on the transition of young people into employment before Carl Roper and Doug Nicholls present their views on both the importance of young people to trade unions and trade unions to young people. The event is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.

Should Britain remain in the EU? A panel discussion

Thursday 12th November 2015
Birmingham Business School, Room G12
This event seeks to provide informed analysis and debate on Britain's continued membership of the EU and encourage members of the public to ask questions of a panel of social scientists and politicians.

The Cold Economy

Thursday 26th November 2015
Room G12, Main Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Business School
On behalf of the Birmingham Energy Institute and Birmingham Business School, you are invited to 'The Cold Economy', an Inaugural Lecture delivered by Professor Toby Peters, CEO of Dearman and Visiting Professor in Power and Cold Economy at the University of Birmingham.

Distinguished Leaders Series: Paul Szumilewicz and Lucy Williams (HSBC)

Tuesday 19th January 2016
Room G12, Main Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Business School
Title: Leading Change: Challenges and opportunities of moving HSBC's Ring-fenced bank from London to Birmingham. Speakers: Mr Paul Szumilewicz (Ringfenced Banking Lead, HSBC) andMs Lucy Williams (Head of Regulatory Compliance, HSBC).
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Previous Events


25th September - ESRC Impact Acceleration workshop around alternates to custody with special reference to violent crime

17th September - West Midlands Powerhouse breakfast debate

17th September - Beyond Policy Silos: Regional Transformation, Growth and Competitiveness

12th September - Undergraduate Open Day

2nd September - Explaining identification with relatively low-prestige collectives: A study of Nascar fans

22nd July - Urban regeneration through migration: empirical evidence and conceptual outline on the German case

27th June - Undergraduate Open Day

26th June - Undergraduate Open Day

25th-26th June - New Directions in Human Capital Theory

9th June - The 'Other' Entrepreneurs

20th May - Critical Entrepreneurship Studies

14th May - Eurostat Data Research Training

29th April - Prospects for Property Tax Reform: Sanity at Last?

27th April - The Economics and Management of Flood Risk

27th April - The Contribution of Leaderful Practice To Leadership-as-Practice

18th April - The Birmingham MBA Open Day

13th April - Can Marketing Be Ethical?

25th-26th March - Financial Resilience Research Cluster launch event

24th March - Which investors drive the transition to a more sustainable electricity industry? - Evidence of investments in Swedish wind power

24th March - The demand for fuel and emission of pollutants: an empirical approach for the Brazilian fuel market and

18th March - Postgraduate Open Day at Birmingham Business School

17th March - Rural forests, urban fuels: A spatial analysis of charcoal demand and forest degradation, with implications for REDD

12th March - Thinning and Thickening: Productive Sector Policies in the Era of Global Value Chains

11th March - CoSS Essentials – Grant Capture

11th March - Distinguished Leaders Series: Stephen Collins

5th March - Avoiding cognitive lock-in in a mature Marshallian Industrial District: the Potteries

25th February - Non-Permanent Workers: An Increasing Constant in European Capitalisms?

24th February - The Automotive Industry: Investing in the Future

18th February - Distinguished Leaders Series: Billie Major

12th February - Governing social responsibility in global supply chains: A stakeholder theory perspective

11th February - The Curse of Returnee CEOs

11th February - Evolutionary game-theoretic modelling of cyber-security, crime prevention, inspection and corruption

11th February - Geography, Ties, and Knowledge Flows: Evidence from Citations in Mathematics

29th January - Heroes or Villains – Agriculture's Value Chain Middlemen

28th January - Distinguished Leaders Series: Xavier Broseta


12th December - Workshop in Economic Theory

3rd December - Distinguished Leaders Series: Una O'Brien

27th November - Changing the role of Whitehall: Lord Michael Heseltine

26th November - Distinguished Leaders Series: Kate Ellis

24th November - Meji Media guest talk

19th November - Robert Cressy inaugural lecture - The entrepreneurship: human capital: finance: performance nexus.

7th November - Crime, Policing and the Community

6th November - New Wave Social Science at the University of Birmingham

5th November - Reshoring Manufacturing: Energy, Skills & Competitiveness

5th November - Birmingham Means Business

4th-6th November - Taxing our wealth – do we have it right?

29th October - Maxwell Fry Global Finance Lecture

28th October - 18th Annual Ethnic Minority Business Conference

23rd October - Does Marketing Have a Soul?

22nd October - Distinguished Leaders Series: Mr Paul Mylrea

15th October - Why London dominates and what the rest of the country should do about it?

7th September - Assessing potential adoption of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

4th September - 'International Research Colloquium 'Sustainability, Entrepreneurial Marketing and Marketing Practice in SMEs''

3rd September - 13th International Colloquium on Arts, Heritage, Non-Profit and Social Marketing,"Understanding impact in arts, heritage, social marketing and non profit marketing"

31st July - MBA Online Chat July 2014

23rd July - Fiona Carmichael inaugural lecture

30th June - Evaluation of Police and Crime Commissioners workshop

25th June - Professor Kiran Trehan - Inaugural Lecture

23rd June - Alumni Event: Practical career advice in London

9th June - High Value Engineering: Critical Capabilities for Advanced Manufacturing

8th June - Meet our MSc Admissions & Recruitment Officer in Indonesia

4th-5th June - Meet our MSc Admissions & Recruitment Officer in Vietnam

2nd June - Meet our MSc Admissions & Recruitment Officer in Thailand

28th May - Innovation and Globalisation: Strategic Challenges for Multinational Firms seminar

23rd May - Environmental and Energy Economics and Management (EEEM) research cluster's internal workshop

22nd May - University of Birmingham Business Club Breakfast Briefing

14th May - Come and Meet the MBA Team - MBA Open Evening

6th-7th May - Birmingham Macroeconomics and Econometrics Conference

4th April - Better Policing Collaborative Police Fair

12th March - Distinguished Leaders Series - Ms Charlotte Conlan

4th March - CREME 'Engaged scholarship' in action workshop

28th February - Retailing expert and Business School alumna Louise Barnes guest talk

15th February - Birmingham Macroeconomics and Econometrics Conference 2014 - Call for Papers

12th February - Distinguished Leaders Series - Dr Keith Palmer OBE

5th February - Martin Wolf - "The Shift and the Shocks: lessons of the global financial crisis"

5th-6th February - RSA International Research Network Seminar 2014

22nd January - Professor Stephen Nickell - "Fiscal Responsibility in the UK"

22nd January - Distinguished Leaders Series - Mr Richard Bishop

11th-16th January - Meet our MSc Admissions & Recruitment Officer in Thailand

11th-16th January - Meet our MSc Admissions & Recruitment Officer in Taiwan


5th December - Meet our MSc Admissions & Recruitment Officer in Germany

4th December - Alessandra Guariglia inaugural lecture

2nd December - Birmingham Leadership Foundation Annual Masterclass, 2013: The Professional Journey of an Entrepreneur

28th November - The Unipart Story: John Neill CBE

27th November - Postgraduate Open Day: MSc & MBA drop-in sessions

27th-29th November - Doctoral Research Degrees at Birmingham events

11th November - Birmingham MBA partnership in Hong Kong launch ceremony

8th November - Brig General Chua Chwee Koh - Singapore Distinguished Leaders Series

6th November - Distinguished Leaders Series - Mrs Valerie Hughes D'Aeth

4th-9th November - Next Generation Social Science Research at the University of Birmingham

30th October - Professor Ron Hodges inaugural lecture

23rd October - Professor Rob Elliott inaugural lecture

23rd October - Distinguished Leaders Series - Andrew Higginson

9th October - Professor Andy Lymer inaugural lecture

8th October - Leaderships lessons from the "World of Sport"

8th October - Military Conflict and the Economic Rise of Urban Europe

2nd October - The Political Economy of Inflation-Tax Banking: Brazil and Mexico in the 19th and 20th Centuries

2nd October - Taxing Banks Fairly

16th-19th September - C++ for computational finance: a crash course with Daniel Duffy

12th-14th September - European Trade Study Group (ETSG) 2013

2nd-4th September - CIGAR Conference

31st July - Francis Greene inaugural lecture

26th July - MBA Online Chat July 2013

4th July - Stewart McLaren - Singapore Distinguished Leaders Series

21st June - MBA Online Chat June 2013

20th June - Undergraduate Open Day 20th June 2013

20th June - Undergraduate Open Day 20th June 2013

20th June - Undergraduate Open Day 26th October 2013

20th June - Undergraduate Open Day 20th June 2013

24th May - MBA Online Chat May 2013

23rd-24th May - Beyond Wages - a workshop on Human Capital and Labour Markets

11th May - MBA, Banking, & Finance Postgraduate Fair

5th-8th May - MSc Recruitment - IDP Fairs

1st May - Brit Grosskopf Inaugural lecture

30th April - Midlands Regional Doctoral Colloquium

29th-30th April - Birmingham Macroeconomics and Econometrics Conference

25th April - Doing Business in India

24th April - The Financial Wellbeing of the Birmingham Community

14th-18th April - Royal Economic Society Easter School

13th April - Association of MBAs Fair 2013

29th March - MSc Indonesia Exhibitions

27th March - Taxing Banks Fairly Workshop

26th-27th March - MSc Thailand Exhibitions

23rd-24th March - MSc Vietnam Exhibitions

19th March - Distinguished Leader - Tony Hayward

15th March - An Introduction to Credit Ratings

14th March - Partnership for the Planet: Legal Wisdom and Business Innovation

12th March - David Hartnett, Former Permanent Secretary for Tax and Commissioner of HMRC Guest Lecture

4th-6th March - Econometrics Workshops

27th February - MBA Open Evening February 2013

20th February - Distinguished Leaders - Ian Tyler

8th February - Macroeconomics and Econometrics Conference Call for Papers

6th February - MBA Online Chat

6th February - Distinguished Leaders - Douglas Johnson-Poensgen

4th February - Prof Al Roth, Nobel Prize Winner - Guest Lecture

31st January - The Kraft – Cadbury Takeover: Does National Ownership Matter?

29th January - Guest Lecture - David Smith Economics Editor of the Sunday Times

18th January - Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies (AFEE) Special Interest Group

17th January - Chocolate and the Quaker capitalists: Britain's lost heritage


28th November - Ian Cranna, VP Marketing, Starbucks

21st November - Distinguished Leaders - Sarah Cox

15th November - Murdoch Marries Blair

9th November - Emotions and Charitable Giving

8th November - A Career in Science?

8th November - Matthew Key, CEO of O2

7th November - Distinguished Leaders - Valarie Hughes D'Aeth

5th November - Acting local, thinking global

31st October - The Circular Economy in Practice

29th-30th October - Human Decision Making Workshop

25th October - Distinguished Leaders - Mike Coupe

17th October - Maxwell Fry PhD Workshop in Development Finance and Lecture

10th October - Distinguished Leaders - Nick Humby

24th September - Distinguished Leaders - Ian Lobley

9th-13th September - Royal Economic Society Autumn School

6th July - West Midlands Economic Forum

25th June - 10th International Conference on Corporate Governance

31st May - Creative Practice, Complexity and the Creative Economy Research Symposium

16th May - Open Evening

15th May - George Day - Strategy from the outside in: Profiting from Customer Value

2nd May - Vice President of Shell speaks on gender balance and equality in organisations

2nd-3rd May - Birmingham Econometrics and Macroeconomics Conference

19th April - How can you, an MBA graduate, optimise your career?

18th April - Global Human Resource Management: Bridging Strategic and Institutional Perspectives

18th April - MBA Open Day 18th April

15th-19th April - Royal Economic Society Easter School

30th March - Business Breakfast

26th March - Global Banking Alumni Speaker Series Session 2

22nd March - European banking regulation - Speaker from the European Commission

21st March - Register now for the new Global Banking and Finance Alumni speaker series

21st March - MBA Open Day 21st March

14th March - From Resources to Radical Innovation: A Study of the Contingency Role of Information Search and Strategy Types

13th March - Caroline Miller 'Responsible Retailing' Corporate Responsibility Manager, Aldi UK

9th March - Assets and inclusion: class, ethnicity and inter-generational inequality

8th March - The future of asset-based policies in the US and UK

8th March - Licensing Radical Product Innovations to Speed Up the Diffusion

27th February - Open Innovation in small firms: Positive step or costly mistake?

22nd February - When co-opetition becomes collusion: towards a new understanding of "dark" and "shadow" industrial networks

13th February - Careers in Procurement

11th February - MBA Open day - Saturday 11th February

8th February - Critical Realism, Interdisciplinarity and Wellbeing: A guest lecture by Professor Roy Bhaskar

11th January - Open day - Wednesday 11th January