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30 Years since Staying Power: the history of black people in Britain

30 Years since Staying Power: the history of black people in Britain
Description
Staying Power is recognised as one of the definitive pieces of scholarship on the history of Black Britain. Doctoral researcher Saima Nasar discusses a recent workshop dedicated to Peter Fryers landmark book.
Date:
07/01/2015

Beauty Demands

Beauty Demands
Description
A new project considering the changing attitudes to body image and the consequent changing uses of procedures which have traditionally been regarded as 'medical' which are now seen as increasingly 'normal', 'routine' and part of the 'beauty regimes' of 'ordinary women'.
Date:
06/01/2015

Cognitive Futures Conference

Cognitive Futures Conference
Description
PhD students to present papers.
Date:
22/12/2014

College research success in REF 2014

College research success in REF 2014
Description
The national Research Excellence Framework results are announced 18 December 2014.
Date:
18/12/2014

Research Fellow vacancy

Research Fellow vacancy
Description
In 2015 we will be recruiting for a Research Fellow to work on PERFECT, "Pragmatic and Epistemic Role of Factually Erroneous Cognitions and Thoughts", a project funded by the European Research Council and led by Professor Lisa Bortolotti.
Date:
05/12/2014

Coffee table talk with Charlotte Hempel

Coffee table talk with Charlotte Hempel
Description
Charlotte is interviewed by Marginalia Review of Books editor-in-chief Timothy Michael Law, on her career, her research in the Dead Sea Scrolls and her current research project on the diversity of literatures in the Second Temple period, and more.
Date:
05/12/2014

False but useful beliefs workshop

False but useful beliefs workshop
Description
Call for papers for February 2016 workshop.
Date:
05/12/2014

The Significance of Exemplars for the Interpretation of the Letter of James

The Significance of Exemplars for the Interpretation of the Letter of James
Description
Congratulations to Dr. Robert Foster (PhD 2012) on the publication of his revised Thesis on The Significance of Exemplars for the Interpretation of the Letter of James.
Date:
05/12/2014

Doctoral Research funding at Birmingham Law School

Doctoral Research funding at Birmingham Law School
Description
Birmingham Law School is inviting applications for AHRC and ESRC scholarships from prospective UK/EU students interested in doctoral research.
Date:
02/12/2014

BBC broadcasts stories from A Midlands Odyssey

BBC broadcasts stories from A Midlands Odyssey
Description
BBC Radio 4 has adapted three stories from the collection 'A Midlands Odyssey' edited by CAHA doctoral researcher Polly Stoker. Featured authors include Richard House, acclaimed novelist and Birmingham academic.
Date:
02/12/2014
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