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New video for the Centre for Modern British Studies

New video for the Centre for Modern British Studies

Description
A new short film featuring staff and students introducing the Centre for Modern British Studies.
Date:
01/04/2015
The rise and rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan – and a slide towards autocracy in Turkey

The rise and rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan – and a slide towards autocracy in Turkey

Description
CBOMGS doctoral researcher Mustafa Coban writes for the Conversation website
Date:
01/04/2015
There are things we need to say about race - but Trevor Phillips didn't say them

There are things we need to say about race - but Trevor Phillips didn't say them

Description
Gavin Schaffer writes for The Conversation.
Date:
25/03/2015
Never mind the alternative budget – the Lib Dems have other strategies for survival

Never mind the alternative budget – the Lib Dems have other strategies for survival

Description
Matt Cole writes for The Conversation.
Date:
24/03/2015
Tory uses dodgy calculations to argue MPs need £225,000 a year

Tory uses dodgy calculations to argue MPs need £225,000 a year

Description
Conservative politician Adam Afriyie has made his contribution to the debate about parliamentarians living far from reality by proclaiming that it is "almost impossible to operate on the salary that is given to MPs if you come from a middle-income family".
Date:
11/03/2015
£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

Description
For 2015 entry the University has two brand new schemes which offer £10,000 scholarships for Masters students. These scholarships have been jointly funded by the British Government; the allocation of the awards, which is the fourth highest in the UK, further cements Birmingham's place amongst the very best higher education institutions for postgraduate study.
Date:
10/03/2015
China at the centre of "Eurasian" history

China at the centre of "Eurasian" history

Description
Video of the latest Global China: New Approaches Seminar given by Pamela Crossley (Dartmouth, USA).
Date:
03/03/2015
'Official' papers may not tell whole story of historical paedophilia scandal

'Official' papers may not tell whole story of historical paedophilia scandal

Description
Dr Christopher Moores discusses how the discovery and release of government papers detailing the investigation into the alleged 'unnatural' sexual conduct of diplomat Sir Peter Hayman generated substantial press coverage; yet unreported, were alternative contemporary accounts offering a different story of the legal proceedings brought against members of the Paedophile Information Exchange in the 1980s.
Date:
25/02/2015
furnace: A New Online Postgraduate Journal

furnace: A New Online Postgraduate Journal

Description
furnace is a new online Postgraduate journal within the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage (IIICH) at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
25/02/2015
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