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The Value of Heritage and the Heritage of Value

The Value of Heritage and the Heritage of Value
Description
Full video recording of Simon Thurley's Ironbridge Annual Lecture.
Date:
18/11/2014

Birmingham International Summer School in Cultural Heritage

Birmingham International Summer School in Cultural Heritage
Description
The 2014 Summer School programme explored the art, architecture, literature, music, design and popular culture that forms the basis of Britain's cultural heritage. The Summer School offered overseas students the chance to immerse themselves in UK culture and included visits to Shakespeare's Birthplace, Bournville Village, Wedgwood Museum, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and the World Heritage sites of Ironbridge Gorge and Liverpool's historic waterfront.
Date:
16/10/2014

The Business of Heritage - Stonehenge and its Redevelopment

The Business of Heritage - Stonehenge and its Redevelopment
Description
Professor Mike Robinson will lead a one day course on 26 June 2014 for English Heritage. The course is aimed at teachers of GCE and GCSE Business, Leisure and Tourism, Travel and Tourism and Applied Business and forms part of the OCR Professional Development Programme.
Date:
05/06/2014

Fully-Funded PhD Opportunities in Cultural Heritage / World Heritage

Fully-Funded PhD Opportunities in Cultural Heritage / World Heritage
Description
Applications are invited for four studentships based at the University of Birmingham's Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage. The studentships are funded through the Arts and Humanities Research Council and are in collaboration with the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust and UNESCO World Heritage Centre, to commence in the 2014/15 academic year.
Date:
09/05/2014

Third Postgraduate Conference in Conflict Archaeology - Call for Papers

Third Postgraduate Conference in Conflict Archaeology - Call for Papers
Description
The department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology and the Ironbridge International Institute of Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham will host a three-day conference presenting postgraduate research in conflict archaeology on November 5th-7th, 2014. This conference will provide a lively forum to present, discuss and discover the latest research in this growing field. Deadline for abstracts: 1 July 2014.
Date:
06/05/2014

Call for papers: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage

Call for papers: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage
Description
Conference on Heritage, Tourism and Traditions will take place 13-16 July 2015, Liverpool, UK. Deadline for abstracts is 15 December 2014.
Date:
01/05/2014

Video: Dr John Carman talks about the MA Heritage and Identity by Distance Learning

Video: Dr John Carman talks about the MA Heritage and Identity by Distance Learning
Description
In this video Dr John Carman talks about the MA Heritage and Identity by Distance Learning programme at the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage
Date:
16/04/2014

A World of World Heritage: Seduction, Dis-enchantment and New Intimacies

A World of World Heritage: Seduction, Dis-enchantment and New Intimacies
Description
Professor Mike Robinson delivered his inaugural lecture as Chair of Cultural Heritage and Director of the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham on 18 March 2014.
Date:
20/03/2014

Re-visualising the Inglorious Dead

Re-visualising the Inglorious Dead
Description
Working from a large collection of original photographs of German soldiers taken during the First World War, Professor Mike Robinson's talk Re-visualising the Inglorious Dead: The Abandoned Enemy from the Great Holiday of World War One, displays the ordinariness of life within the context of war. This free event is presented as part of Arts & Science Festival 2014
Date:
06/03/2014

Introduction to our MA Heritage Management

Introduction to our MA Heritage Management
Description
Dr Roger White discusses our campus-based and distance learning MA Heritage Management degree programmes in a new video overview.
Date:
04/03/2014
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