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MA Military History by distance learning

MA Military History by distance learning

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Dr Jonathan Boff discusses our MA Military History by distance learning in a new video this week.
Date:
06/03/2014
Introduction to our MA Heritage Management

Introduction to our MA Heritage Management

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Dr Roger White discusses our campus-based and distance learning MA Heritage Management degree programmes in a new video overview.
Date:
04/03/2014
Commemoration & conflict workshop - 'challenges for HE practitioners in history, area studies & philosophical and religious studies'

Commemoration & conflict workshop - 'challenges for HE practitioners in history, area studies & philosophical and religious studies'

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On Wednesday 19 February the School of History and Cultures hosted an HEA-funded event on 'Commemoration and Conflict' which explored the impact that often emotive public commemoration of past conflicts and mass loss of life can have on the ways in which related subject–matter is taught and learned in the HE classroom.
Date:
21/02/2014
Bible Hunters

Bible Hunters

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Dr David Gange was featured on the BBC programme, Bible Hunters.
Date:
19/02/2014
The First World War commemorations: across Europe and into the future

The First World War commemorations: across Europe and into the future

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As we reach 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War, how will the way we commemorate this period in history change?
Date:
12/02/2014
How James Turner Street lost its dignity

How James Turner Street lost its dignity

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Professor Carl Chinn was featured in an article in the Times Online concerning James Turner Street (Benefits Street) in Birmingham.
Date:
11/02/2014
Working with local schools to promote East Mediterranean studies in Birmingham

Working with local schools to promote East Mediterranean studies in Birmingham

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CBOMGS doctoral researchers Daniel Reynolds and Rebecca Darley have continued work begun in 2012-13 with Sandwell Council to encourage GCSE and A-Level students at local schools to consider pursuing East Mediterranean studies at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
07/02/2014
Exhibition of Byzantine and early Islamic coins curated by CBOMGS doctoral researchers

Exhibition of Byzantine and early Islamic coins curated by CBOMGS doctoral researchers

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The exhibition "Faith and Fortune: visualizing the divine on Byzantine and early Islamic coinage", curated for the Barber Institute of Fine Arts by a team of CBOMGS postgraduates, has received positive reviews for its innovative and challenging approach.
Date:
07/02/2014
Nicolas Calas and the Challenge of Surrealism

Nicolas Calas and the Challenge of Surrealism

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Dr Lena Hoff, a graduate from the University of Birmingham's doctoral programme in Modern Greek Studies, has recently published a new book based on her doctoral thesis.
Date:
07/02/2014
Call for Papers: 2014 Graduate Research Colloquium in Modern Greek Studies

Call for Papers: 2014 Graduate Research Colloquium in Modern Greek Studies

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The annual Graduate Research Colloquium of the Society for Modern Greek Studies, will be hosted by the University of Birmingham on Thursday 12 June 2014 (Lecture Room 1, Arts Building). Contributions may be in any area of Modern Greek Studies, including literature, history, linguistics, anthropology, cultural and media studies etc., or they may be of an interdisciplinary nature. DEADLINE for abstracts: 21 March 2014
Date:
04/02/2014
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