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'Financial Consumerism': citizenship, consumerism and capital ownership in the 1980s

'Financial Consumerism': citizenship, consumerism and capital ownership in the 1980s

Description
Amy Edwards (Department of History) writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017
Mrs Thatcher's peacock blue sari: ethnic minorities, electoral politics and the Conservative Party, c. 1974–86

Mrs Thatcher's peacock blue sari: ethnic minorities, electoral politics and the Conservative Party, c. 1974–86

Description
Dr Matthew Francis writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017
Professor Patrick Geary (IAS, Princeton) at University of Birmingham

Professor Patrick Geary (IAS, Princeton) at University of Birmingham

Description
BRIHC will be hosting several academic events with Professor Geary in the first week of summer term.
Date:
11/04/2017
Home is Where the Heart is: British Jews, Diaspora, and the State of Israel

Home is Where the Heart is: British Jews, Diaspora, and the State of Israel

Description
Audio recording of Professor Gavin Schaffer's BRIHC Spring Series lecture that took place on 6 March 2017
Date:
07/04/2017
BECC-BSECS Postgraduate Travel Award 2017

BECC-BSECS Postgraduate Travel Award 2017

Description
Eighteenth-Century Materials in the Cadbury Research Library.
Date:
04/04/2017
Ken Post 1939-2017

Ken Post 1939-2017

Description
The Department of African Studies and Anthropology is sorry to announce the death of Ken Post.
Date:
31/03/2017
Terror in London: It's about containment and not curtailment

Terror in London: It's about containment and not curtailment

Description
Dr Steve Hewitt presents the latest Birmingham Perspective on the recent London terror attack.
Date:
27/03/2017
Confessions of a Courtesan: print culture in colonial Lagos

Confessions of a Courtesan: print culture in colonial Lagos

Description
Professor Karin Barber delivers a lecture in the BRIHC Spring Series (video recording).
Date:
23/03/2017
BRIHC Research Fellowships

BRIHC Research Fellowships

Description
The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce these exciting opportunities for three outstanding early career researchers to join BRIHC's vibrant research community on a two year research fellowship, starting in September 2017.
Date:
23/03/2017
Economic History and/as History of Economics: On Affinities, Old and New

Economic History and/as History of Economics: On Affinities, Old and New

Description
Audio recording of a Ivan Boldyrev (Humboldt University, Berlin) In conversation with Roger Backhouse (Economics, University of Birmingham).
Date:
20/03/2017
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