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The Three Wise Men

The Three Wise Men

Description
Dr Simon Yarrow reflects on the significance of the biblical journey of the Magi.
Date:
20/12/2016
Love and absence in Senegalese transnational families

Love and absence in Senegalese transnational families

Description
Hélène Neveu Kringelbach (UCL African Studies) gives the 2016 John Fage Lecture.
Date:
14/12/2016
Call for papers -  Everyday Empires:Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

Call for papers - Everyday Empires:Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

Description
Call for papers for a two day exploring the ways in which empire was lived through commonplace things, spaces, and decisions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Date:
12/12/2016
Melville J. Herskovits Book Award

Melville J. Herskovits Book Award

Description
DASA's Dr Maxim Bolt and Dr Benedetta Rossi received Honourable Mentions.
Date:
12/12/2016
Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

Description
New book edited by Maxim Bolt (DASA), Kate Meagher and Laura Mann.
Date:
12/12/2016
CfP: British Studies in a Broken World

CfP: British Studies in a Broken World

Description
Modern British Studies at Birmingham invites proposals for panels showcasing new research on all aspects of British history from the 18th century to the present.
Date:
30/11/2016
What I found there: Reading Classical Landscapes

What I found there: Reading Classical Landscapes

Description
Full video of Diana Spencer's November 2016 inaugural lecture at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
29/11/2016
World Heritage FOR Sustainable Development

World Heritage FOR Sustainable Development

Description
Professor Mike Robinson has been awarded an AHRC Research Networking Grant. The network will focus on the role that World Heritage sites can play in sustainable development.
Date:
24/11/2016
One-minute movie competition 2016-2017

One-minute movie competition 2016-2017

Description
The Department of Film and Creative Writing is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 One-Minute Movie Competition. First prize is an Amazon Kindle Fire HD! There will also be two runner-up prizes of Amazon vouchers.
Date:
21/11/2016
Cadbury Fellowship 2017. Call for applications

Cadbury Fellowship 2017. Call for applications

Description
We are looking for early-career scholars from African institutions whose research would benefit from a residential fellowship of approximately six weeks at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/11/2016
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