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History and climate change: what have we learnt? - call for papers

History and climate change: what have we learnt? - call for papers

Description
We invite 20-25 minute contributions from scholars, activists, policy-makers and members of the public for the Rescue!History workshop to be held on 8 November 2014.
Date:
14/05/2014
When the Vikings had a day out in Birmingham: the 2014 Midlands Viking Symposium

When the Vikings had a day out in Birmingham: the 2014 Midlands Viking Symposium

Description
Events report on the recent Viking Symposium.
Date:
08/05/2014
Ironbridge Annual Lecture 2014: The Value of Heritage and the Heritage of Value

Ironbridge Annual Lecture 2014: The Value of Heritage and the Heritage of Value

Description
Simon Thurley, Historian and Chief Executive of English Heritage will give the 2014 Ironbridge Annual Lecture on Thursday 13 November at 5.30pm on the topic of "The value of heritage the heritage of value".
Date:
07/05/2014
Third Postgraduate Conference in Conflict Archaeology - Call for Papers

Third Postgraduate Conference in Conflict Archaeology - Call for Papers

Description
The department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology and the Ironbridge International Institute of Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham will host a three-day conference presenting postgraduate research in conflict archaeology on November 5th-7th, 2014. This conference will provide a lively forum to present, discuss and discover the latest research in this growing field. Deadline for abstracts: 1 July 2014.
Date:
06/05/2014
Professor Vince Gaffney on Radio 4

Professor Vince Gaffney on Radio 4

Description
CAHA Professor of Landscape Archaeology and Geomatics contributes to BBC Radio 4's "Digital Human". Professor Gaffney contributed to episode 1 of season 4 on the technology of time keeping.
Date:
06/05/2014
Call for papers: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage

Call for papers: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage

Description
Conference on Heritage, Tourism and Traditions will take place 13-16 July 2015, Liverpool, UK. Deadline for abstracts is 15 December 2014.
Date:
01/05/2014
15th Annual CBOMGS Postgraduate Colloquium (25 May 2014)

15th Annual CBOMGS Postgraduate Colloquium (25 May 2014)

Description
Language as Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean (330-2013). Programme now online.
Date:
29/04/2014
The Birmingham Perspective: Richard Hoggart

The Birmingham Perspective: Richard Hoggart

Description
Matthew Hilton and Kieran Connell profile Richard Hoggart - the founder of the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, the institutional origin of what has become the global field of cultural studies.
Date:
29/04/2014
CBOMGS doctoral student awarded research position

CBOMGS doctoral student awarded research position

Description
Rebecca Darley, a CBOMGS doctoral student, has been awarded a prestigious position as research associate on the project '"Bilderfahrzeuge" – Warburg's legacy and the future of iconology', based at the Warburg Institute (London) in association with the Max Weber Stiftung (Bonn)
Date:
17/04/2014
Dr Rhoads Murphey inducted into Turkish Historical Foundation

Dr Rhoads Murphey inducted into Turkish Historical Foundation

Description
CBOMGS Reader in Ottoman Studies honored by Turkish National Academy.
Date:
17/04/2014
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