News from African Studies and Anthropology

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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

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

Description
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
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