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Holy City, Holy War: Devotion to the Sacred in Crusader Jerusalem

Holy City, Holy War: Devotion to the Sacred in Crusader Jerusalem

Description
London exhibition as part of the 'Bearers of the Cross: Material Religion in the Crusading World, 1095–c.1300' research project
Date:
13/09/2017

Brazilian Regionalism in a Global Context

Description
Call for papers for May 2018 workshop.
Date:
12/09/2017

Debt: 5000 Years and Counting

Description
Call for papers for conference being held 8-9 June 2018.
Date:
11/09/2017
Dr Marta Musso

Dr Marta Musso

Description
We are delighted to welcome Dr. Marta Musso to the Centre for Modern & Contemporary History as Honorary Research Fellow for the academic year 2017-18.
Date:
11/09/2017

Sharing Shakespeare Souvenirs: past and present

Description
A display at Anne Hathaway's Cottage which is part of research being carried out by Tara Hamling and Cathryn Enis.
Date:
31/08/2017
Rediscovery of the earliest Latin Commentary on the Gospels, made available in English for the first time

Rediscovery of the earliest Latin Commentary on the Gospels, made available in English for the first time

Description
The earliest Latin Commentary on the Gospels, lost for over 1500 years, has been rediscovered and made available in English for the first time.
Date:
23/08/2017
Writing and editing for different audiences

Writing and editing for different audiences

Description
Josh Allen discusses writing and editing for different audiences.
Date:
14/08/2017

From Ethnographic Knowledge to Anthropological Intelligence

Description
An article by Insa Nolte, Keith Shear and Kevin A. Yelvington for the Journal of History and Anthropology.
Date:
03/08/2017
Passchendaele: why was it fought and why did it fail?

Passchendaele: why was it fought and why did it fail?

Description
Dr Jonathan Boff talks about the battle of Passchendaele in the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
03/08/2017

Dr James West receives a Fulbright Scholars Award to the USA

Description
Birmingham historian has received a Fulbright Scholar Award to enable him to lecture at Elon University in North Carolina on one of the most well-regarded and impactful scholarship programmes in the world.
Date:
28/07/2017
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