News in History and Cultures

 

New cultures of time and technology

New cultures of time and technology

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Dr David Gange spoke on Time and Technology in the Modern Middle East at PUC-Rio. This was part of an ongoing collaboration between the School of History & Cultures and the PUC Communications School.
Date:
11/05/2015
Lib Dem rump in parliament can take comfort in party's long record of staging comebacks

Lib Dem rump in parliament can take comfort in party's long record of staging comebacks

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Matt Cole writes for 'The Conversation'.
Date:
11/05/2015
Chinatowns and the rise of China

Chinatowns and the rise of China

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Ien Ang, Director Institute for Culture and Society, Distinguished Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Western Sydney, spoke as part of the Global China: New Approaches lecture series.
Date:
07/05/2015
Call for Papers - Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage

Call for Papers - Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage

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Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage. An International Conference Announcement and Call for Papers.
Date:
05/05/2015
Tory attacks on Labour's 'economic chaos' stretch back to this cartoon from the 1930s

Tory attacks on Labour's 'economic chaos' stretch back to this cartoon from the 1930s

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Dr Matthew Francis writes for The Conversation.
Date:
30/04/2015
The everyday gender inequalities that underpin wartime atrocities

The everyday gender inequalities that underpin wartime atrocities

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Dr Benedetta Rossi writes for openDemocracy.
Date:
27/04/2015
From slavery to aid: politics, labour and ecology in the Nigerian Sahle 1800-2000

From slavery to aid: politics, labour and ecology in the Nigerian Sahle 1800-2000

Description
Forthcoming book by Dr Benedetta Rossi.
Date:
27/04/2015
Friends of the Centre for West Midland History newsletter April 2015

Friends of the Centre for West Midland History newsletter April 2015

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Latest West Midlands History newsletter now published..
Date:
27/04/2015
Magna Carta Exhibition trip 2015

Magna Carta Exhibition trip 2015

Description
A group of 40 American and Canadian Studies and History undergraduates visited the Magna Carta exhibition at the British Library.
Date:
13/04/2015
Ethnic minority voters could be decisive

Ethnic minority voters could be decisive

Description
As the 2015 General Election approaches, academics at the University of Birmingham are contributing to the debates that will help the public decide where their vote should go. Dr Matthew Francis discusses the importance of ethnic minority voters.
Date:
09/04/2015
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