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Journal of History and Cultures January 2017 edition

Journal of History and Cultures January 2017 edition

Description
New issue of our postgraduate led journal.
Date:
20/01/2017
The State of Speech: Cicero and current research into Roman republican oratory

The State of Speech: Cicero and current research into Roman republican oratory

Description
Dr Henriette van der Blom delivered the New Year Lecture for the Birmingham and Midlands Branch of the Classical Association.
Date:
20/01/2017
How Fascist is Trump? (Re)-Writing Nazi History in an Age of Populism'

How Fascist is Trump? (Re)-Writing Nazi History in an Age of Populism'

Description
Audio recording of a talk by Dr Frank Uekoetter for the Centre for Modern and Contemporary History and the Institute for German Studies.
Date:
18/01/2017
Lay Vernacular Literacy in the Court of Edward the Confessor

Lay Vernacular Literacy in the Court of Edward the Confessor

Description
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 'C' and the Vision of Leofric'.
Date:
12/01/2017
The Three Wise Men

The Three Wise Men

Description
Dr Simon Yarrow reflects on the significance of the biblical journey of the Magi.
Date:
20/12/2016
Love and absence in Senegalese transnational families

Love and absence in Senegalese transnational families

Description
Hélène Neveu Kringelbach (UCL African Studies) gives the 2016 John Fage Lecture.
Date:
14/12/2016
Call for papers -  Everyday Empires:Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

Call for papers - Everyday Empires:Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

Description
Call for papers for a two day exploring the ways in which empire was lived through commonplace things, spaces, and decisions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Date:
12/12/2016
Melville J. Herskovits Book Award

Melville J. Herskovits Book Award

Description
DASA's Dr Maxim Bolt and Dr Benedetta Rossi received Honourable Mentions.
Date:
12/12/2016
Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

Description
New book edited by Maxim Bolt (DASA), Kate Meagher and Laura Mann.
Date:
12/12/2016
CfP: British Studies in a Broken World

CfP: British Studies in a Broken World

Description
Modern British Studies at Birmingham invites proposals for panels showcasing new research on all aspects of British history from the 18th century to the present.
Date:
30/11/2016
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