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Ethnic minority voters could be decisive

Ethnic minority voters could be decisive

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As the 2015 General Election approaches, academics at the University of Birmingham are contributing to the debates that will help the public decide where their vote should go. Dr Matthew Francis discusses the importance of ethnic minority voters.
Date:
09/04/2015
If an attack happens the pot will boil over

If an attack happens the pot will boil over

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As the 2015 General Election approaches, academics at the University of Birmingham are contributing to the debates that will help the public decide where their vote should go. Dr Steve Hewitt discusses the issues of security and terrorism.
Date:
09/04/2015
CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded Fellowship at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded Fellowship at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library

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Siren Celik, doctoral researcher in Byzantine Studies in CBOMGS, has been awarded a Junior Fellowship at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library for the academic year 2015-2016.
Date:
01/04/2015
New video for the Centre for Modern British Studies

New video for the Centre for Modern British Studies

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A new short film featuring staff and students introducing the Centre for Modern British Studies.
Date:
01/04/2015
The rise and rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan – and a slide towards autocracy in Turkey

The rise and rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan – and a slide towards autocracy in Turkey

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CBOMGS doctoral researcher Mustafa Coban writes for the Conversation website
Date:
01/04/2015
There are things we need to say about race - but Trevor Phillips didn't say them

There are things we need to say about race - but Trevor Phillips didn't say them

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Gavin Schaffer writes for The Conversation.
Date:
25/03/2015
Never mind the alternative budget – the Lib Dems have other strategies for survival

Never mind the alternative budget – the Lib Dems have other strategies for survival

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Matt Cole writes for The Conversation.
Date:
24/03/2015
Tory uses dodgy calculations to argue MPs need £225,000 a year

Tory uses dodgy calculations to argue MPs need £225,000 a year

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Conservative politician Adam Afriyie has made his contribution to the debate about parliamentarians living far from reality by proclaiming that it is "almost impossible to operate on the salary that is given to MPs if you come from a middle-income family".
Date:
11/03/2015
£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

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For 2015 entry the University has two brand new schemes which offer £10,000 scholarships for Masters students. These scholarships have been jointly funded by the British Government; the allocation of the awards, which is the fourth highest in the UK, further cements Birmingham's place amongst the very best higher education institutions for postgraduate study.
Date:
10/03/2015
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