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The Value of Heritage and the Heritage of Value

The Value of Heritage and the Heritage of Value

Description
Full video recording of Simon Thurley's Ironbridge Annual Lecture.
Date:
18/11/2014
Rebel Visions: the war art of CRW Nevinson

Rebel Visions: the war art of CRW Nevinson

Description
The powerful art and contradictory personality of British war artist Richard Nevinson will be explored in a special exhibition at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts.
Date:
11/11/2014
Shifting world of espionage prompts call for Mandarin and Russian-speaking spies

Shifting world of espionage prompts call for Mandarin and Russian-speaking spies

Description
Dr Steve Hewitt writes for The Conversation
Date:
11/11/2014
What can today's soldiers learn from WW1?

What can today's soldiers learn from WW1?

Description
Dr Jonathan Boff presents a series or articles and videos for BBCs iWonder.
Date:
11/11/2014
Rare First World War military passports and medals go on public display

Rare First World War military passports and medals go on public display

Description
Rare First World War military passports and medals will go on public display this month after being donated to the University of Birmingham's Cadbury Research Library (CRL).
Date:
03/11/2014
Twelfth Cadbury Fellowship Scheme and Workshop

Twelfth Cadbury Fellowship Scheme and Workshop

Description
The Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham invites applications for the 2015 Cadbury Fellowship Scheme, which will focus on research on money.
Date:
30/10/2014
Domesday: Book of Judgement

Domesday: Book of Judgement

Description
New book by Honorary Fellow Sally Harvey.
Date:
27/10/2014
Ottawa shootings: Canada 'lost its innocence' a long time ago

Ottawa shootings: Canada 'lost its innocence' a long time ago

Description
Dr Steve Hewitt on the Ottowa shootings and Canada's previous terrorist attacks.
Date:
24/10/2014
Birmingham International Summer School in Cultural Heritage

Birmingham International Summer School in Cultural Heritage

Description
The 2014 Summer School programme explored the art, architecture, literature, music, design and popular culture that forms the basis of Britain's cultural heritage. The Summer School offered overseas students the chance to immerse themselves in UK culture and included visits to Shakespeare's Birthplace, Bournville Village, Wedgwood Museum, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and the World Heritage sites of Ironbridge Gorge and Liverpool's historic waterfront.
Date:
16/10/2014
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