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Leventis Studentships 2016-17

Leventis Studentships 2016-17
Description
Thanks to a generous grant from the A G Leventis Foundation, postgraduate studentships are available for students who wish to pursue a full-time higher degree programme (MA by Research or PhD) in the fields of Modern Greek (including Cypriot) literature, language, history and culture. Deadline: 17/6/16
Date:
12/02/2016

Call for papers: Redefining the Margins: Seeing the Unseen in the Eastern Mediterranean

Call for papers: Redefining the Margins: Seeing the Unseen in the Eastern Mediterranean
Description
Papers are invited for the 17th Annual Postgraduate Colloquium at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, to be held 4 June 2016 at the University of Birmingham
Date:
08/02/2016

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded a short-term fellowship at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded a short-term fellowship at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence
Description
Andrea Mattiello, a final year doctoral researcher in CBOMGS, has been awarded a short-term research fellowship for the New Research on Local Renaissances project in collaboration with the ERC/HistAntArtSi project for the academic year 2016/2017.
Date:
08/02/2016

19th Annual Iron Age Research Student Symposium (IARSS 2016)

19th Annual Iron Age Research Student Symposium (IARSS 2016)
Description
Jointly hosted by the Universities of Leicester, Birmingham and Nottingham, the Symposium will be held at the University of Leicester on May 19-22 2016. Focussing on the later prehistory of Britain, Ireland and Continental Europe, the conference will consist of keynote addresses, presentations, discussions, a poster competition, and a workshop, all led by leading academics and post-graduate researchers.
Date:
18/12/2015

Call for Papers - Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage

Call for Papers - Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage
Description
Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage. An International Conference Announcement and Call for Papers.
Date:
10/11/2015

CAHA scholar's translation chosen for Oxford World's Classics Reading Group

CAHA scholar's translation chosen for Oxford World's Classics Reading Group
Description
Text is Martial's Epigrams, translated by Birmingham classicist Dr Gideon Lisbet.
Date:
28/10/2015

Professor Diana Spencer appears on BBC Radio 4's 'In Our Time'

Professor Diana Spencer appears on BBC Radio 4's 'In Our Time'
Description
Diana Spencer, Professor of Classics, joins Melvyn Bragg to discuss Alexander the Great.
Date:
19/10/2015

CAHA at Cheltenham Literature Festival 2015

CAHA at Cheltenham Literature Festival 2015
Description
Birmingham classicist Dr Gideon Nisbet speaks on the foul-mouthed epigrams of Martial.
Date:
07/10/2015

Advance Reading for new CAHA undergraduates

Advance Reading for new CAHA undergraduates
Description
This is a list of interesting and accessible books which students joining us in September 2015 might want to have a look at before they start their courses.
Date:
08/07/2015

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded Fellowship at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded Fellowship at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library
Description
Siren Celik, doctoral researcher in Byzantine Studies in CBOMGS, has been awarded a Junior Fellowship at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library for the academic year 2015-2016.
Date:
01/04/2015
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