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Mike Snape on 'The Big Question'

Mike Snape on 'The Big Question'

Description
Dr Mike Snape recently participated in a special edition of 'The Big Questions with Nicky Campbell' from Goldsmiths College in London asking, did World War 1 change Britain for the better?
Date:
21/05/2014
A unique insight into changing dynamics of the second city

A unique insight into changing dynamics of the second city

Description
A treasure trove of photographs, hidden for more than 40 years, shines a light on cultural life in inner city Birmingham during the 1960s.
Date:
20/05/2014
Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Description
New book by Dr Simone Laqua-O'Donnell examines how women from different social backgrounds encountered the Counter-Reformation.
Date:
20/05/2014
Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies project in the news

Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies project in the news

Description
Dr Kieran Connell was interviewed on BBC West Midlands.
Date:
19/05/2014
Understanding cities in the pre-modern history of Northeast Asia, c. 200-1200

Understanding cities in the pre-modern history of Northeast Asia, c. 200-1200

Description
Professor Naomi Standen receives £500,000 AHRC award for her project.
Date:
19/05/2014
History and climate change: what have we learnt? - call for papers

History and climate change: what have we learnt? - call for papers

Description
We invite 20-25 minute contributions from scholars, activists, policy-makers and members of the public for the Rescue!History workshop to be held on 8 November 2014.
Date:
14/05/2014
When the Vikings had a day out in Birmingham: the 2014 Midlands Viking Symposium

When the Vikings had a day out in Birmingham: the 2014 Midlands Viking Symposium

Description
Events report on the recent Viking Symposium.
Date:
08/05/2014
Ironbridge Annual Lecture 2014: The Value of Heritage and the Heritage of Value

Ironbridge Annual Lecture 2014: The Value of Heritage and the Heritage of Value

Description
Simon Thurley, Historian and Chief Executive of English Heritage will give the 2014 Ironbridge Annual Lecture on Thursday 13 November at 5.30pm on the topic of "The value of heritage the heritage of value".
Date:
07/05/2014
Third Postgraduate Conference in Conflict Archaeology - Call for Papers

Third Postgraduate Conference in Conflict Archaeology - Call for Papers

Description
The department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology and the Ironbridge International Institute of Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham will host a three-day conference presenting postgraduate research in conflict archaeology on November 5th-7th, 2014. This conference will provide a lively forum to present, discuss and discover the latest research in this growing field. Deadline for abstracts: 1 July 2014.
Date:
06/05/2014
Professor Vince Gaffney on Radio 4

Professor Vince Gaffney on Radio 4

Description
CAHA Professor of Landscape Archaeology and Geomatics contributes to BBC Radio 4's "Digital Human". Professor Gaffney contributed to episode 1 of season 4 on the technology of time keeping.
Date:
06/05/2014
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