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Chaos and catastrophe: EMREM 2016

Chaos and catastrophe: EMREM 2016

Description
A summary of the EMREM's 2016 symposium entitled 'Chaos and Catastrophe, Restoration and Renewal' which featured a wonderful range of papers and lots of brilliant speakers.
Date:
13/05/2016
British Academy Small Research Grant awarded to Dr Klaus Richter

British Academy Small Research Grant awarded to Dr Klaus Richter

Description
Dr Klaus Richter has been awarded a British Academy Small Research Grant, for the project 'Practices and Perceptions of Property Redistribution in Poland and the Baltic States, 1917-1934'.
Date:
13/05/2016
´╗┐Birmingham Research Fellowship in History and Cultures opportunity

´╗┐Birmingham Research Fellowship in History and Cultures opportunity

Description
This fellowship offers an exciting opportunity to join the School of History and Cultures. We seek to appoint a scholar working on any aspect of imperial, global or transnational history from the ancient to the late modern period.
Date:
18/04/2016
Bearers of the Cross at the Museum of the Order of St John in London

Bearers of the Cross at the Museum of the Order of St John in London

Description
Two videos from the public event at the Museum of the Order of St John in London: Introducing the Models of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and Souvenirs of the Sepulchre: Devotion to an Empty Tomb at the Time of the First Crusade.
Date:
15/04/2016
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
Wellcome Trust Seed Award for Professor Sabine Lee

Wellcome Trust Seed Award for Professor Sabine Lee

Description
Professor Sabine Lee has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Seed Award, for her project 'Life courses of Vietnamese GI-children'.
Date:
22/03/2016
Race, prostitution and cultural studies

Race, prostitution and cultural studies

Description
Video recording of Dr Kieran Connell's public lecture.
Date:
21/03/2016
Shakespeare and the stuff of life: treasures from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Shakespeare and the stuff of life: treasures from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Description
A new book edited by Tara Hamling and Delia Garratt, featuring work by Shakespeare Institute and Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies including current PhD students Stephanie Appleton, Victoria Jackson and doctoral graduate Dr Elizabeth Sharrett.
Date:
15/03/2016
Souvenirs of the sepulchre: devotion to an empty tomb at the time of the first crusade

Souvenirs of the sepulchre: devotion to an empty tomb at the time of the first crusade

Description
Lecture given by Dr William Purkis at the Museum of the Order of St John as part of the Bearers of the Cross project.
Date:
11/03/2016
The Social Eye of Janet Mendelsohn - symposium audio

The Social Eye of Janet Mendelsohn - symposium audio

Description
On Saturday 30 January 2016, over 250 people joined a line up of leading artists, academics and professionals in The REP's Studio Theatre to explore Janet Mendelsohn's photographs of 1960s Balsall Heath and what they mean today.
Date:
24/02/2016
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