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What I found there: Reading Classical Landscapes

What I found there: Reading Classical Landscapes

Description
Full video of Diana Spencer's November 2016 inaugural lecture at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
29/11/2016
World Heritage FOR Sustainable Development

World Heritage FOR Sustainable Development

Description
Professor Mike Robinson has been awarded an AHRC Research Networking Grant. The network will focus on the role that World Heritage sites can play in sustainable development.
Date:
24/11/2016
One-minute movie competition 2016-2017

One-minute movie competition 2016-2017

Description
The Department of Film and Creative Writing is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 One-Minute Movie Competition. First prize is an Amazon Kindle Fire HD! There will also be two runner-up prizes of Amazon vouchers.
Date:
21/11/2016
Cadbury Fellowship 2017. Call for applications

Cadbury Fellowship 2017. Call for applications

Description
We are looking for early-career scholars from African institutions whose research would benefit from a residential fellowship of approximately six weeks at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/11/2016
Call for papers: The Modern Invention of Dynasty, 1500-2000

Call for papers: The Modern Invention of Dynasty, 1500-2000

Description
Call for papers for a conference exploring the global intellectual history of the modern invention of dynasty, organised by Ilya Afanasyev (BRIHC) and Milinda Banerjee (Presidency University, Kolkata).
Date:
17/11/2016
Global environmental history of WWI : Tait Keller visits Birmingham

Global environmental history of WWI : Tait Keller visits Birmingham

Description
Tait Keller (Rhodes College) visits Birmingham for a month, sponsored by the School of History and Cultures and the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research.
Date:
14/11/2016

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships internal application process

Description
Fellowships to be held in the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham commencing between 1 September 2017 and 1 May 2018.
Date:
14/11/2016
Tea with the Sphinx: Ancient Egypt and the Modern Imagination

Tea with the Sphinx: Ancient Egypt and the Modern Imagination

Description
Conference report, photos and podcast.
Date:
04/11/2016
Report on Thinking Through Loss

Report on Thinking Through Loss

Description
Katherine Jones (Modern British Studies) reports on Thinking Through Loss, a cross-disciplinary workshop organised by BRIHC in advance of Understanding Material Loss conference.
Date:
02/11/2016
Bonfire night and beyond: burns injury and identity in Britain

Bonfire night and beyond: burns injury and identity in Britain

Description
Dr Rebecca Wynter, Research Fellow on the 'Forged by Fire: Burns Injury and Identity in Britain, c.1800-2000' project, writes for the MBS blog.
Date:
02/11/2016
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