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Economics and Culture Reading Group

Economics and Culture Reading Group

Description
A new reading group to discuss recent significant scholarship at the intersection of economics and cultural studies, convened by Mo Moulton for BRIHC.
Date:
23/09/2016
New lecturers for the Department of African Studies and Anthropology

New lecturers for the Department of African Studies and Anthropology

Description
DASA is delighted to announce the appointment of two new lecturers, Dr Jessica Johnson and Dr Rebecca Jones.
Date:
30/08/2016
Saima Nasar reviews 'Indians in Kenya' by Sana Aiyar

Saima Nasar reviews 'Indians in Kenya' by Sana Aiyar

Description
Saimar Nasar reviews a new book on Indians in Kenya for Global Urban History blog
Date:
29/08/2016
Researching missionary photography in Cadbury Research Library

Researching missionary photography in Cadbury Research Library

Description
Charlotte McKnight reflects on her Undergraduate Research Scheme project 'Missionary photography and its multiple meanings: The Church Mission Society and its Medical Mission.'
Date:
29/07/2016
African Studies and Anthropology ranked second in the UK for research

African Studies and Anthropology ranked second in the UK for research

Description
African Studies and Anthropology at Birmingham has been ranked second among all Areas Studies departments in the country in the Research Excellence Framework, with no less than 44% of our research judged to be 'world-leading'.
Date:
16/06/2016
Nigerian Beauty Pageants on BBC Radio 4

Nigerian Beauty Pageants on BBC Radio 4

Description
Dr Juliet Gilbert's research on Nigerian beauty pageants featured on BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed.
Date:
26/05/2016
Call for papers: Understanding Material Loss

Call for papers: Understanding Material Loss

Description
Call for papers for a two-day conference that aims to to examine the usefulness of 'loss' as an analytical framework within historical studies.
Date:
13/05/2016
The precarious road Zimbabweans travel to seek a new life in South Africa

The precarious road Zimbabweans travel to seek a new life in South Africa

Description
Dr Maxim Bolt writes for The Conversation.
Date:
12/05/2016
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