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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

IIICH receives visit from Zhengjiang Province delegation

Description
Winterbourne House was the venue for a visit from a delegation from the Zhengjiang Province.
Date:
18/11/2015
Zimbabwe's migrants and South Africa's border farms: the roots of impermanence

Zimbabwe's migrants and South Africa's border farms: the roots of impermanence

Description
New book by Dr Maxim Bolt.
Date:
16/11/2015
Call for Papers - Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage

Call for Papers - Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage

Description
Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage. An International Conference Announcement and Call for Papers.
Date:
10/11/2015
Sticking the boot into charity

Sticking the boot into charity

Description
Charities are under assault. While many of us thought the Big Society was incoherent and full of empty rhetoric, in reality it ushered in one of the most sustained attacks on charities since legislation regulating their actions was first introduced...
Date:
26/10/2015
Canada's new prime minister: who is Justin Trudeau, and how did he win?

Canada's new prime minister: who is Justin Trudeau, and how did he win?

Description
After a hard-fought election, Canada's Liberal party has won a decisive parliamentary majority, and Canada will soon have an unfamiliar prime minister with a familiar last name. But 43-year-old Justin Trudeau's rise to the top of Canadian politics was far from certain...Dr Steve Hewitt writes for The Conversation.
Date:
23/10/2015
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