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Incessant Vitality, Endless Maintenance: Restoring and Stabilising the Material World

Incessant Vitality, Endless Maintenance: Restoring and Stabilising the Material World

Description
Podcast of seminar given by Dr Tim Edensor (Manchester Metropolitan University).
Date:
27/10/2016
The big bang: a fairy tale in London

The big bang: a fairy tale in London

Description
Once upon a time… there lived a noble and chivalrous group of knights in a great big castle called the Stock Exchange…Doctoral Researcher Emma Barrett writes for Modern British Studies.
Date:
25/10/2016
Birmingham, the workshop of the world

Birmingham, the workshop of the world

Description
The most comprehensive and up-to-date history of Birmingham in forty years - a new book edited by Dr Malcolm Dick and Professor Carl Chinn.
Date:
25/10/2016
New material for researchers in the Cadbury Research Library

New material for researchers in the Cadbury Research Library

Description
A list of material deposited at Cadbury Research Library, July - September 2016.
Date:
21/10/2016
Do Mobile Phones Set Citizens Free?

Do Mobile Phones Set Citizens Free?

Description
Mobile phones and social media can help create a better society. They can also be used to surveil, deceive, threaten, and incite violence. Dr Katrien Pype writes for Sapiens.
Date:
18/10/2016
Phosphate mining in North Africa- an undergraduate research project

Phosphate mining in North Africa- an undergraduate research project

Description
History student Joanna Ballaster reflects on her Undergraduate Research Scholarship project working with Dr Simon Jackson to research phosphate mining in North Africa.
Date:
14/10/2016
Bridge Fellowship in Cultural Heritage Announced

Bridge Fellowship in Cultural Heritage Announced

Description
New opportunity: Bridge Fellowship in Cultural Heritage. Apply today.
Date:
13/10/2016
Why is the United Nations still so misunderstood?

Why is the United Nations still so misunderstood?

Description
António Guterres will take the helm of one of the world's great institutions – albeit one that's constantly maligned, belittled, and misunderstood...Dr Simon Jackson co-writes for The Conversation.
Date:
12/10/2016
Labour, Insecurity and Violence in South Africa

Labour, Insecurity and Violence in South Africa

Description
Journal of Southern African Studies special issue by Maxim Bolt and Dinah Rajak.
Date:
11/10/2016
Heritages of Migration: Moving Stories, Objects and Home

Heritages of Migration: Moving Stories, Objects and Home

Description
IIICH is delighted to be working in partnership with organisations in USA and Argentina for the delivery of an international conference on the theme of migration heritage in Buenos Aires in 2017.
Date:
28/09/2016
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