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Exhibit B puts people on display for Edinburgh International Festival

Exhibit B puts people on display for Edinburgh International Festival

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Sadiah Qureshi explores the Edinburgh International Festivals performance piece Exhibit B who's "tableaux vivants" explore the dark history of importing and displaying foreign people. The work has drawn criticism for recreating forms of dispossession, and praise for movingly addressing the legacies of colonialism.
Date:
22/08/2014
Tories' toxic relationship with ethnic minorities will hit them where it hurts

Tories' toxic relationship with ethnic minorities will hit them where it hurts

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Dr Matthew Francis writes for The Conversation
Date:
22/08/2014
The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey

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The National Student Survey (NSS) has awarded the University of Birmingham an overall satisfaction mark of 89%, up from 88% for the past two years and a rise of five places among Russell Group institutions.
Date:
12/08/2014
Aviation Comes of Age

Aviation Comes of Age

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Dr Peter Gray was featured in an article in the Time Higher Education Supplement about the new MOOC course on the First Word War.
Date:
07/08/2014
Journal of History and Cultures May Issue

Journal of History and Cultures May Issue

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Latest issue of the postgraduate run, peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to pioneering new research in history and cultures.
Date:
23/07/2014
Birmingham teams up with BBC to offer online WW1 course

Birmingham teams up with BBC to offer online WW1 course

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Registration is now open for World War One: Aviation Comes of Age, which will allow users to explore the aerial aspect of the conflict through a series of academic resources and multimedia content.
Date:
23/07/2014
History graduation 2014

History graduation 2014

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Short interviews with 2014 History graduates
Date:
22/07/2014
Report on the 15th Postgraduate Colloquium

Report on the 15th Postgraduate Colloquium

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George Makris reprots on the 'Language as Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean (330-2013)' postgraduate colloquium which took place in May.
Date:
15/07/2014
Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Lecture Series Grant

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Lecture Series Grant

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Shirley Ye wins a lecture series grant with the aim of stimulating institutional interest to expand China studies beyond History.
Date:
11/07/2014
Studying Ancient History at Birmingham

Studying Ancient History at Birmingham

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Video of Dr Andrew Bayliss talking about our undergraduate Ancient History programmes at the June 2014 University of Birmingham Open Day.
Date:
09/07/2014
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