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The Social Eye of Janet Mendelsohn - symposium audio

The Social Eye of Janet Mendelsohn - symposium audio

Description
On Saturday 30 January 2016, over 250 people joined a line up of leading artists, academics and professionals in The REP's Studio Theatre to explore Janet Mendelsohn's photographs of 1960s Balsall Heath and what they mean today.
Date:
24/02/2016
Leventis Studentships 2016-17

Leventis Studentships 2016-17

Description
Thanks to a generous grant from the A G Leventis Foundation, postgraduate studentships are available for students who wish to pursue a full-time higher degree programme (MA by Research or PhD) in the fields of Modern Greek (including Cypriot) literature, language, history and culture. Deadline: 17/6/16
Date:
12/02/2016
Green Britain: Nationhood and the Environment, 1500-1750

Green Britain: Nationhood and the Environment, 1500-1750

Description
Call for papers for conference to be held on 25 June 2016 in Stratford upon Avon.
Date:
11/02/2016
Call for papers: Redefining the Margins: Seeing the Unseen in the Eastern Mediterranean

Call for papers: Redefining the Margins: Seeing the Unseen in the Eastern Mediterranean

Description
Papers are invited for the 17th Annual Postgraduate Colloquium at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, to be held 4 June 2016 at the University of Birmingham
Date:
08/02/2016
CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded a short-term fellowship at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded a short-term fellowship at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence

Description
Andrea Mattiello, a final year doctoral researcher in CBOMGS, has been awarded a short-term research fellowship for the New Research on Local Renaissances project in collaboration with the ERC/HistAntArtSi project for the academic year 2016/2017.
Date:
08/02/2016
The Victorians - a beginners guide

The Victorians - a beginners guide

Description
New book by Dr David Gange.
Date:
04/02/2016
19th Annual Iron Age Research Student Symposium (IARSS 2016)

19th Annual Iron Age Research Student Symposium (IARSS 2016)

Description
Jointly hosted by the Universities of Leicester, Birmingham and Nottingham, the Symposium will be held at the University of Leicester on May 19-22 2016. Focussing on the later prehistory of Britain, Ireland and Continental Europe, the conference will consist of keynote addresses, presentations, discussions, a poster competition, and a workshop, all led by leading academics and post-graduate researchers.
Date:
18/12/2015
Muslim oralcy in West Africa: a neglected subject

Muslim oralcy in West Africa: a neglected subject

Description
Video of the 2015 FAGE lecture given by Paulo Fernando de Moraes Farias.
Date:
26/11/2015
ESRC Future Research Leaders Award

ESRC Future Research Leaders Award

Description
Dr Maxim Bolt has received an ESRC Future Research Leaders Award, for his project exploring will-making in South Africa's middle class.
Date:
19/11/2015
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