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Call for papers: Global Byzantium

Call for papers: Global Byzantium

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For its 50th anniversary, the Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies returns to the University of Birmingham, where it began in 1967. On this anniversary of the discipline we ask what the language of globalism has to offer to Byzantine studies, and Byzantine studies to global narratives.
Date:
14/07/2016

Matthew Francis on Theresa May PM

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Writing for The Conversation, Matthew Francis comments on Theresa May's ability to stand as Prime Minister, and the challenges she is likely to face.
Date:
13/07/2016
Honouring Professor Catherine Hall

Honouring Professor Catherine Hall

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Sadiah Qureshi honors Catherine Hall as she receives an honorary degree from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
12/07/2016
Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology advance reading list 2016

Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology advance reading list 2016

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Suggested summer reading for Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology students starting in September 2016.
Date:
29/06/2016
Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad

Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad

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With exam season at an end, second year students that have opted to take a Year Abroad are starting to set off to towns and cities all across the world. This year's cohort are the first to fully benefit from the new "Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad" resource.
Date:
20/06/2016
History ranked first in the country for research

History ranked first in the country for research

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We are top in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework exercise.
Date:
16/06/2016
African Studies and Anthropology ranked second in the UK for research

African Studies and Anthropology ranked second in the UK for research

Description
African Studies and Anthropology at Birmingham has been ranked second among all Areas Studies departments in the country in the Research Excellence Framework, with no less than 44% of our research judged to be 'world-leading'.
Date:
16/06/2016
Li Siguang Scholarship awarded to CeSMA PHD student

Li Siguang Scholarship awarded to CeSMA PHD student

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Xie Chen awarded Li Siguang PhD Scholarship to complete her thesis 'Collection and patronage of the arts by Tang courts'
Date:
06/06/2016
Success in the Guardian University League Table

Success in the Guardian University League Table

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2017 Guardian league table results for the College of Arts and Law.
Date:
01/06/2016
Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay

Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay

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Some of the top scholars from the University of Birmingham's College of Arts and Law will take to the stage to lead talks and debates showcasing their areas of research, at this year's Hay Festival.
Date:
26/05/2016
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