Events

The School of History and Cultures has an extensive programme of events throughout the year including seminars, conferences and day schools.

Forthcoming Events

Picturing Balsall Heath

Picturing Balsall Heath

Date
09/07/2015
Description
A chance to preview Janet Mendelsohn's photographs of Balsall Heath, with an exclusive talk and discussion about photography in the community led by curator and historian Kieran Connell, plus special guests.
Ghost Streets Of Balsall Heath

Ghost Streets Of Balsall Heath

Date
09 - 12/07/2015
Description
Flatpack Festival present a temporary installation in the place where many of the photographs were taken, using images, archive film and testimony to map out the huge changes that the area went through in the 60s and 70s.
Conference: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage

Conference: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage

Date
13 - 16/07/2015
Description
An International Conference - Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage: Heritage, Tourism and Traditions, 13-16 July 2015, Liverpool, UKAbstracts of 300 words with full contact details should be sent as soon as possible but no later than 15th December 2014 to ironbridge@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Ways to Remember: The First World War through the lens of Florence Camm's war memorial windows

Ways to Remember: The First World War through the lens of Florence Camm's war memorial windows

Date
14/07/2015
Description
Historical Association seminar given by Elaine Williams (University of Birmingham).
Byzantine Greek Summer School 2015

Byzantine Greek Summer School 2015

Date
26/07/2015 - 23/08/2015
Description
Information about the Byzantine Greek Summer School hosted by the University of Birmingham, July-August 2015.
Landscapes, sources and intellectual projects in African history: rethinking historical evidence and its interpretation

Landscapes, sources and intellectual projects in African history: rethinking historical evidence and its interpretation

Date
12 - 14/11/2015
Description
A three-day conference featuring guest lectures, workshop-style panels and plenary sessions.
Janet Mendelsohn Exhibition

Janet Mendelsohn Exhibition

Date
27/01/2016 - 03/04/2016
Description
An exhibition featuring original prints from Mendelsohn's archive, focusing in particular on a sex worker called Tina, with whom Mendelsohn formed a close relationship.
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