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Birmingham's history is for everyone

Birmingham's history is for everyone

Description
Dr Chris Callow on how archives give people an interest in a place, and sense of pride in a place, and they are an effective marketing tool for a city to the wider world.
Date:
12/01/2015
Leventis Studentships 2015-16

Leventis Studentships 2015-16

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Thanks to a generous grant from the A.G.Leventis Foundation, we are able to offer 3 postgraduate scholarships for students wishing to pursue a full-time higher degree (MA by Research/MRes/PhD) in the fields of Modern Greek (including Cypriot) literature, language, history and culture.
Date:
09/01/2015
30 Years since Staying Power: the history of black people in Britain

30 Years since Staying Power: the history of black people in Britain

Description
Staying Power is recognised as one of the definitive pieces of scholarship on the history of Black Britain. Doctoral researcher Saima Nasar discusses a recent workshop dedicated to Peter Fryers landmark book.
Date:
07/01/2015
Black Country History Day

Black Country History Day

Description
A report on the Black Country History Day held in October 2014.
Date:
02/01/2015
Birmingham History Day 2014

Birmingham History Day 2014

Description
Report by Sarah Hayes.
Date:
20/12/2014
Research pioneers: Gavin Schaffer

Research pioneers: Gavin Schaffer

Description
Professor Gavin Schaffer features in the latest edition of Buzz dedicated to research being undertaken at the University.
Date:
15/12/2014
Borders, violence and memory: making histories in the Senegambia and the Trans-Volta

Borders, violence and memory: making histories in the Senegambia and the Trans-Volta

Description
Professor Paul Nugent (University of Edinburgh) gave the 2014 Fage Lecture.
Date:
01/12/2014
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