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Professor of African history elected to the British Academy

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Professor Paulo Fernando de Moraes Farias, Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham has been named among sixty-six of the world's leading minds elected as Fellows of the British Academy yesterday, Thursday 20 July.
Date:
21/07/2017
Everyday Empires: descriptive or analytical category?

Everyday Empires: descriptive or analytical category?

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A report of the conference Everyday Empires by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
Date:
20/07/2017

The Modern Invention of "Dynasty"

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A blog post by the conference organisers Dr Ilya Afanasyev (Birmingham) and Dr Milinda Banerjee (Presidency).
Date:
20/07/2017
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Research Placement: Isabel I of Castile and education

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Research Placement: Isabel I of Castile and education

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Mohammad Khan, MA Global History student and PGT Research Placements holder, writes about Isabel I of Castile on the latest blog post for CeSMA.
Date:
18/07/2017
The forgotten history of Beijing's first forbidden city

The forgotten history of Beijing's first forbidden city

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Medieval History doctoral researcher Jonathan Dugdale writing for The Conversation.
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11/07/2017

One-and-a-half cheers for Canada at 150

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Dr Steve Hewitt talks about the anniversary of Canada's independence in the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
06/07/2017
Marriage in Africa

Marriage in Africa

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BRIHC Scholar Carmen Thompson reports on the Cadbury Conference 2017.
Date:
27/06/2017
Life after postgraduate study

Life after postgraduate study

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Report from our first careers conference for Arts and Law postgraduates.
Date:
20/06/2017
Playing by the rules?

Playing by the rules?

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BRIHC Scholar George Harrold reviews a BRIHC lecture by Dr Andrew Bayliss of CAHA, on the importance of obedience in Spartan society.
Date:
15/06/2017
Arts and Law at the Community Festival 2017

Arts and Law at the Community Festival 2017

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Report on a series of lectures, workshops and musical performances.
Date:
11/06/2017
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