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Marriage in Africa

Marriage in Africa

Description
BRIHC Scholar Carmen Thompson reports on the Cadbury Conference 2017.
Date:
27/06/2017
Life after postgraduate study

Life after postgraduate study

Description
Report from our first careers conference for Arts and Law postgraduates.
Date:
20/06/2017
Playing by the rules?

Playing by the rules?

Description
BRIHC Scholar George Harrold reviews a BRIHC lecture by Dr Andrew Bayliss of CAHA, on the importance of obedience in Spartan society.
Date:
15/06/2017
Arts and Law at the Community Festival 2017

Arts and Law at the Community Festival 2017

Description
Report on a series of lectures, workshops and musical performances.
Date:
11/06/2017

Imperial nostalgia, aesthetics, and the contemporary 'everyday': thoughts on Everyday Empires and selective historical memory

Description
Rob Fitt (MA, Modern and Contemporary History) reflects on BRIHC's recent Everyday Empires conference from down the pub.
Date:
09/06/2017
Women, the Body and Capitalist Accumulation, Past and Present

Women, the Body and Capitalist Accumulation, Past and Present

Description
Activist/scholar Silvia Federici speaks of women's bodies as the last frontier of capitalist development and a major ground of feminist struggle. Presented as part of the Cabdury Conference 2017, with support from BRIHC.
Date:
05/06/2017
Latest Thoughts on the Reformation

Latest Thoughts on the Reformation

Description
Elizabeth Crawley reports on a discussion between two leading Reformation historians to mark the 500th anniversary of Luther's 95 Theses.
Date:
05/06/2017
CeSMA at Kalamazoo: cross-cultural studies of the book

CeSMA at Kalamazoo: cross-cultural studies of the book

Description
Birmingham CeSMA, in conjunction with the University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, sponsored a panel at Kalamazoo this year on 'Cross Cultural Studies of the Book.' Claire Harrill talks about her experience of presenting her research stateside.
Date:
02/06/2017
Continuing the Conversation: Modern British Studies PGR Roundtable

Continuing the Conversation: Modern British Studies PGR Roundtable

Description
This summer's Modern British Studies conference will begin with a postgraduate workshop.
Date:
01/06/2017
The Midlands Odyssey Writing Workshop

The Midlands Odyssey Writing Workshop

Description
A creative response by Charlie Hill. (With apologies to Homer, to Samuel Butler and to anyone who's read the thing.)
Date:
26/05/2017
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