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Publication of translation of rediscovered gospel commentary

Publication of translation of rediscovered gospel commentary
Description
An English version by Dr Hugh Houghton of the Commentary on the Gospels by Fortunatianus of Aquileia has been published this week and is also available as a free online download.
Date:
23/08/2017

£400k grant to bring to life the Codex Zacynthius

£400k grant to bring to life the Codex Zacynthius
Description
The Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing has been awarded a £400k grant to fund a project to bring to life the Codex Zacynthius.
Date:
10/08/2017

Britain's oldest student tells young people: don't waste time on mickey mouse degrees

Description
Joy Leslie Gibson, 90 years old doctoral researcher at the Shakespeare Institute, interviewed by The Telegraph.
Date:
03/08/2017

Why Shakespeare needs to embrace women

Description
Listen to Dr Erin Sullivan interviewed on Shakespearean roles for women on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.
Date:
03/08/2017

Birdsall papers in archive

Birdsall papers in archive
Description
Unpublished papers on Greek and Georgian manuscripts held at Birmingham have been deposited in the Cadbury Research Library.
Date:
02/08/2017

The forgotten history of Beijing's first forbidden city

The forgotten history of Beijing's first forbidden city
Description
Medieval History doctoral researcher Jonathan Dugdale writing for The Conversation.
Date:
11/07/2017

New biography of Rendel Harris

New biography of Rendel Harris
Description
"The Daily Discoveries of a Bible Scholar and Manuscript Hunter: A Biography of James Rendel Harris (1852-1941) by Birmingham graduate Dr Alessandro Falcetta is to be published in early 2018.
Date:
10/07/2017

ELAL distance student amongst the finalists in British Council Awards

Description
Jon Nilson's research looked at whether using the first language helped learners to retain new vocabulary.
Date:
04/07/2017

Report on Sixth British Patristics Conference

Report on Sixth British Patristics Conference
Description
A report on the Sixth British Patristics Conference hosted in Birmingham has been published in Italian in the Bollettino di Studi Latini.
Date:
30/06/2017

Dora Panella appointed to postdoctoral position in Germany

Dora Panella appointed to postdoctoral position in Germany
Description
ITSEE is delighted to announce that Dora Panella, a doctoral student on the COMPAUL project and holder of a Midlands3Cities AHRC scholarship, has been appointed as a post-doctoral research assistant at the Institute for New Testament Textual Research in Münster for three years from September 2017.
Date:
26/06/2017
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