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Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad

Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad

Description
With exam season at an end, second year students that have opted to take a Year Abroad are starting to set off to towns and cities all across the world. This year's cohort are the first to fully benefit from the new "Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad" resource.
Date:
20/06/2016
History ranked first in the country for research

History ranked first in the country for research

Description
We are top in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework exercise.
Date:
16/06/2016
African Studies and Anthropology ranked second in the UK for research

African Studies and Anthropology ranked second in the UK for research

Description
African Studies and Anthropology at Birmingham has been ranked second among all Areas Studies departments in the country in the Research Excellence Framework, with no less than 44% of our research judged to be 'world-leading'.
Date:
16/06/2016
Trust, Charities and the EU Referendum

Trust, Charities and the EU Referendum

Description
Dr Chris Moores discusses how NGOs and charities have become the platforms through which democratic engagement take place, around which our notions of citizenship manifest and where political participation takes place.
Date:
15/06/2016
Chinese filmmaker Evans Chan visits Birmingham

Chinese filmmaker Evans Chan visits Birmingham

Description
Acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Evans Chan was invited to Birmingham, UK, for screenings of three of his films: 'To Liv(e)', 'Sorceress of the New Piano' and 'Datong: The Great Society.'
Date:
09/06/2016
Li Siguang Scholarship awarded to CeSMA PHD student

Li Siguang Scholarship awarded to CeSMA PHD student

Description
Xie Chen awarded Li Siguang PhD Scholarship to complete her thesis 'Collection and patronage of the arts by Tang courts'
Date:
06/06/2016
Success in the Guardian University League Table

Success in the Guardian University League Table

Description
2017 Guardian league table results for the College of Arts and Law.
Date:
01/06/2016
Understanding Material Loss Across Time and Space

Understanding Material Loss Across Time and Space

Description
Call for papers for an innovative conference that will take place next year at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
01/06/2016
Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay

Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay

Description
Some of the top scholars from the University of Birmingham's College of Arts and Law will take to the stage to lead talks and debates showcasing their areas of research, at this year's Hay Festival.
Date:
26/05/2016
Nigerian Beauty Pageants on BBC Radio 4

Nigerian Beauty Pageants on BBC Radio 4

Description
Dr Juliet Gilbert's research on Nigerian beauty pageants featured on BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed.
Date:
26/05/2016
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