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Trust, Charities and the EU Referendum

Trust, Charities and the EU Referendum

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Chaos and catastrophe: EMREM 2016

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A summary of the EMREM's 2016 symposium entitled 'Chaos and Catastrophe, Restoration and Renewal' which featured a wonderful range of papers and lots of brilliant speakers.
Date:
13/05/2016
British Academy Small Research Grant awarded to Dr Klaus Richter

British Academy Small Research Grant awarded to Dr Klaus Richter

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Dr Klaus Richter has been awarded a British Academy Small Research Grant, for the project 'Practices and Perceptions of Property Redistribution in Poland and the Baltic States, 1917-1934'.
Date:
13/05/2016
The precarious road Zimbabweans travel to seek a new life in South Africa

The precarious road Zimbabweans travel to seek a new life in South Africa

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Dr Maxim Bolt writes for The Conversation.
Date:
12/05/2016
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