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New scholarships for campus based postgraduate research and taught programmes starting in September 2016!

New scholarships for campus based postgraduate research and taught programmes starting in September 2016!

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New scholarships available in the School of History and Cultures, including 3x PhD, 9x MA and MRes and 2x PhD/Masters + PhD (1+3).
Date:
15/04/2016
BBC Thinking Allowed / British Sociological Association award for Ethnography

BBC Thinking Allowed / British Sociological Association award for Ethnography

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Congratulations to Dr Maxim Bolt who has won this years award with his book "Zimbabwe's Migrants and South Africa's Border Farms."
Date:
11/04/2016
The Complete University Guide 2016

The Complete University Guide 2016

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DASA in top 10 UK departments for Anthropology.
Date:
21/03/2016
BRIHC Research Fellow - applications open

BRIHC Research Fellow - applications open

Description
The newly-founded Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures (BRIHC) wishes to appoint two outstanding early career scholars to its two-year 2016 Fellowships.
Date:
10/02/2016
Muslim oralcy in West Africa: a neglected subject

Muslim oralcy in West Africa: a neglected subject

Description
Video of the 2015 FAGE lecture given by Paulo Fernando de Moraes Farias.
Date:
26/11/2015
ESRC Future Research Leaders Award

ESRC Future Research Leaders Award

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Dr Maxim Bolt has received an ESRC Future Research Leaders Award, for his project exploring will-making in South Africa's middle class.
Date:
19/11/2015
Zimbabwe's migrants and South Africa's border farms: the roots of impermanence

Zimbabwe's migrants and South Africa's border farms: the roots of impermanence

Description
New book by Dr Maxim Bolt.
Date:
16/11/2015
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