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Cuts mean we could no longer fight WWII

Cuts mean we could no longer fight WWII

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Dr Jonathan Boff, talking at the Hay festival, said that it was unlikely that today's generals would be able to stand up to politicians
Date:
30/05/2014
Team Constantinople does the British Museum

Team Constantinople does the British Museum

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Write-up of the latest History and Cultures trip by Jessica Walsh
Date:
28/05/2014
Bourne-Simkins Prize awarded to Andy Powell

Bourne-Simkins Prize awarded to Andy Powell

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Howard Rosen presented the Bourne-Simkins Prize to Andy Powell for the best dissertation.
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27/05/2014
Mike Snape on 'The Big Question'

Mike Snape on 'The Big Question'

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Dr Mike Snape recently participated in a special edition of 'The Big Questions with Nicky Campbell' from Goldsmiths College in London asking, did World War 1 change Britain for the better?
Date:
21/05/2014
A unique insight into changing dynamics of the second city

A unique insight into changing dynamics of the second city

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A treasure trove of photographs, hidden for more than 40 years, shines a light on cultural life in inner city Birmingham during the 1960s.
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20/05/2014
Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

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New book by Dr Simone Laqua-O'Donnell examines how women from different social backgrounds encountered the Counter-Reformation.
Date:
20/05/2014
Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies project in the news

Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies project in the news

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Dr Kieran Connell was interviewed on BBC West Midlands.
Date:
19/05/2014
Understanding cities in the pre-modern history of Northeast Asia, c. 200-1200

Understanding cities in the pre-modern history of Northeast Asia, c. 200-1200

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Professor Naomi Standen receives £500,000 AHRC award for her project.
Date:
19/05/2014
History and climate change: what have we learnt? - call for papers

History and climate change: what have we learnt? - call for papers

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We invite 20-25 minute contributions from scholars, activists, policy-makers and members of the public for the Rescue!History workshop to be held on 8 November 2014.
Date:
14/05/2014
When the Vikings had a day out in Birmingham: the 2014 Midlands Viking Symposium

When the Vikings had a day out in Birmingham: the 2014 Midlands Viking Symposium

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Events report on the recent Viking Symposium.
Date:
08/05/2014
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