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Race, prostitution and cultural studies

Race, prostitution and cultural studies

Description
Video recording of Dr Kieran Connell's public lecture.
Date:
21/03/2016
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
The Working Practices of the CCCS

The Working Practices of the CCCS

Description
Matthew Hilton and Kieran Connell explore radical and collaborative academic practices at Birmingham's Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies (CCCS) in this article published by Social History.
Date:
24/09/2015
A unique insight into changing dynamics of the second city

A unique insight into changing dynamics of the second city

Description
A treasure trove of photographs, hidden for more than 40 years, shines a light on cultural life in inner city Birmingham during the 1960s.
Date:
20/05/2014
Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies project in the news

Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies project in the news

Description
Dr Kieran Connell was interviewed on BBC West Midlands.
Date:
19/05/2014
The Birmingham Perspective: Richard Hoggart

The Birmingham Perspective: Richard Hoggart

Description
Matthew Hilton and Kieran Connell profile Richard Hoggart - the founder of the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, the institutional origin of what has become the global field of cultural studies.
Date:
29/04/2014
Stuart Hall

Stuart Hall

Description
On Monday 10 February, Stuart Hall, one of the University of Birmingham's most distinguished academics, and a pioneer in the field of cultural studies, died. Matthew Hilton and Kieran Connell pay tribute to his life and work in the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
12/02/2014
Bingo, Barbie and Barthes: 50 years of cultural studies

Bingo, Barbie and Barthes: 50 years of cultural studies

Description
Matthew Hilton took part in a two-part series on Radio 4 on 50 years of cultural studies.
Date:
08/10/2013
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