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Do Mobile Phones Set Citizens Free?

Do Mobile Phones Set Citizens Free?

Description
Mobile phones and social media can help create a better society. They can also be used to surveil, deceive, threaten, and incite violence. Dr Katrien Pype writes for Sapiens.
Date:
18/10/2016
Phosphate mining in North Africa- an undergraduate research project

Phosphate mining in North Africa- an undergraduate research project

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History student Joanna Ballaster reflects on her Undergraduate Research Scholarship project working with Dr Simon Jackson to research phosphate mining in North Africa.
Date:
14/10/2016
Bridge Fellowship in Cultural Heritage Announced

Bridge Fellowship in Cultural Heritage Announced

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New opportunity: Bridge Fellowship in Cultural Heritage. Apply today.
Date:
13/10/2016
Why is the United Nations still so misunderstood?

Why is the United Nations still so misunderstood?

Description
António Guterres will take the helm of one of the world's great institutions – albeit one that's constantly maligned, belittled, and misunderstood...Dr Simon Jackson co-writes for The Conversation.
Date:
12/10/2016
Labour, Insecurity and Violence in South Africa

Labour, Insecurity and Violence in South Africa

Description
Journal of Southern African Studies special issue by Maxim Bolt and Dinah Rajak.
Date:
11/10/2016
Heritages of Migration: Moving Stories, Objects and Home

Heritages of Migration: Moving Stories, Objects and Home

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IIICH is delighted to be working in partnership with organisations in USA and Argentina for the delivery of an international conference on the theme of migration heritage in Buenos Aires in 2017.
Date:
28/09/2016
New Visiting Lecture Series Announced

New Visiting Lecture Series Announced

Description
The series will focus on a range of heritage themes and will feature eminent speakers from the sector.
Date:
28/09/2016
furnace new edition released, call for papers announced

furnace new edition released, call for papers announced

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furnace is the Postgraduate Journal of the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, edited by doctoral researchers in the department.
Date:
28/09/2016
IIICH Students at the World Archaeological Congress

IIICH Students at the World Archaeological Congress

Description
Two of our doctoral researchers write about their experiences at a major international conference in Kyoto, Japan.
Date:
28/09/2016
The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland: Literacy, Politics and Nationalism, 1914–2014

The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland: Literacy, Politics and Nationalism, 1914–2014

Description
Book review of Dr Kate Skinners new book by The American Historical Review.
Date:
23/09/2016
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