Events 

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the department and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with. More events throughout the School of Government and Society.

Forthcoming events

The rise of populism in Europe

The rise of populism in Europe

Date
Wednesday 11th March 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower 121
Description
Speakers: Daniele Albertazzi (Modern Languages) and Peter Kerr (POLSIS).
Postgraduate Open Day - Wednesday 18 March 2015

Postgraduate Open Day - Wednesday 18 March 2015

Date
Wednesday 18th March 2015
Location:
Edgbaston Campus
Description
The next Postgraduate Open Day will be held on Wednesday 18 March 2015. You can now book your place. The postgraduate open day gives you the opportunity to talk to our experts and find out more about the wide portfolio of taught and research opportunities available to you at the University of Birmingham. Whatever stage you are at with your career, a visit to the open day will clarify your options and help you plan your next step.
Whither German Memory? Towards an Integrated Model of Remembering

Whither German Memory? Towards an Integrated Model of Remembering

Date
Wednesday 18th March 2015
Location:
Strathcona LT6
Description
Speaker: Bill Niven (Nottingham Trent). IGS / Modern Languages seminar.
TEDx 2015: Brave New (Media) World: Becoming An Academic-journalist-activist

TEDx 2015: Brave New (Media) World: Becoming An Academic-journalist-activist

Date
Saturday 21st March 2015
Location:
Aston Webb Building
Description
TEDx talk by Professor Scott Lucas, Professor of International Politics, POLSIS. The rapidly-changing media environment and technology enable us to go beyond the defined but often detached roles of "academic", "journalist", and "activist". Instead of putting our interests and work into compartments such as the Ivory Tower, the News Report, or the Petition, we can pursue a dynamic combination of expertise, writing, speaking, and activism each and every day.
The British General Election: Perspectives and Prospects

The British General Election: Perspectives and Prospects

Date
Wednesday 29th April 2015
Location:
Arts Building - Lecture Room 1
Description
Speakers: Nicholas Allen (Royal Holloway, London), John Bartle (Essex), Peter Kerr (POLSIS). Chair: Tim Haughton.
50 Years of German-Israeli Relations: Reflections on History, Memory and International Politics

50 Years of German-Israeli Relations: Reflections on History, Memory and International Politics

Date
Tuesday 12th May 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower G15
Description
IGS Symposium. Speakers: Lorena De Vita (Aberystwyth University); Harald Kindermann (former FRG Ambassador to Israel); Shimon Stein (former Israeli Ambassador to the FRG); Ruth Wittlinger (University of Durham)
Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Date
Friday 26th June 2015
Description
Our Undergraduate Open Days offer you the perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current undergraduates and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham. You will be able to tour the campus and accommodation, and speak to us about everything from our courses, finance, support services, careers, sports and much much more.
Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Date
Saturday 27th June 2015
Description
Our Undergraduate Open Days offer you the perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current undergraduates and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham. You will be able to tour the campus and accommodation, and speak to us about everything from our courses, finance, support services, careers, sports and much much more.
Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Date
Saturday 12th September 2015
Description
Our Undergraduate Open Days offer you the perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current undergraduates and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham. You will be able to tour the campus and accommodation, and speak to us about everything from our courses, finance, support services, careers, sports and much much more.
Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Date
Saturday 17th October 2015
Description
Our Undergraduate Open Days offer you the perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current undergraduates and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham. You will be able to tour the campus and accommodation, and speak to us about everything from our courses, finance, support services, careers, sports and much much more.
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