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Birmingham International Summer School in Cultural Heritage

Birmingham International Summer School in Cultural Heritage

Description
The 2014 Summer School programme explored the art, architecture, literature, music, design and popular culture that forms the basis of Britain's cultural heritage. The Summer School offered overseas students the chance to immerse themselves in UK culture and included visits to Shakespeare's Birthplace, Bournville Village, Wedgwood Museum, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and the World Heritage sites of Ironbridge Gorge and Liverpool's historic waterfront.
Date:
16/10/2014
Why Peaky Blinders tells us all we need to know (and more) about the 1920s

Why Peaky Blinders tells us all we need to know (and more) about the 1920s

Description
Dr Matt Houlbrook on why Peaky Blinders tells us all we need to know (and more) about the 1920s.
Date:
13/10/2014
AHRC networking grant on the Greek crisis

AHRC networking grant on the Greek crisis

Description
Professor Dimitris Tziovas has been awarded an AHRC grant to lead a networking project on 'The cultural politics of the Greek crisis' which aims to stimulate debate on the implications of the economic crisis for Greek culture and identity.
Date:
09/10/2014
Centre for West Midlands History Newsletter September issue

Centre for West Midlands History Newsletter September issue

Description
The latest issue of the newsletter is now available.
Date:
06/10/2014
CeSMA supports Quadrivium X: Birmingham

CeSMA supports Quadrivium X: Birmingham

Description
Quadrivium is an annual research, careers, and skills training event for postgraduates and early career researchers of medieval and early modern textual studies.
Date:
03/10/2014
Special Issue of Midland History on 'The Midlands and the Great War'

Special Issue of Midland History on 'The Midlands and the Great War'

Description
Midlands History Journal will be publishing a special commemorative First World War edition.
Date:
23/09/2014
Arming the Kurds builds on long history of proxy warfare in the Middle East

Arming the Kurds builds on long history of proxy warfare in the Middle East

Description
Dr Simon Jackson writes for The Conversation.
Date:
22/09/2014
New Teacher Subject Support Days in Classics

New Teacher Subject Support Days in Classics

Description
In 2014-15 the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Birmingham, will be running a programme of Teacher Subject Days on six Saturdays across the year. Online booking/payment and full schedule now available.
Date:
17/09/2014
New digital map reveals stunning hidden archaeology of Stonehenge

New digital map reveals stunning hidden archaeology of Stonehenge

Description
A host of previously unknown archaeological monuments have been discovered around Stonehenge as part of an unprecedented digital mapping project that will transform our knowledge of this iconic landscape.
Date:
10/09/2014
Friends of the Centre for West Midlands History newsletter

Friends of the Centre for West Midlands History newsletter

Description
The April 2014 issue of the Friends Newsletter is now available.
Date:
31/08/2014
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