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Teaching Fellow in African Studies and Anthropology

Teaching Fellow in African Studies and Anthropology

Description
This Department of African Studies and Anthropology is advertising for a three-year teaching appointment. The candidate should preferably be an anthropologist (although suitably qualified applicants in other disciplines will be considered) with expertise on any region of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Date:
17/03/2014
CBOMGS doctoral researchers awarded prestigious Fellowships at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library

CBOMGS doctoral researchers awarded prestigious Fellowships at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library

Description
Annika Asp-Talwar and George Makris, third year doctoral researchers at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, have been offered sought-after Junior Fellowships at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection (Washington DC), an institute of Harvard University.
Date:
14/03/2014
The Paedophile Information Exchange was a product of a different time and culture

The Paedophile Information Exchange was a product of a different time and culture

Description
Dr Chris Moores writes for The Conversation on the current press coverage of the National Council for Civil Liberties and the Paedophile Information Exchange.
Date:
10/03/2014
Modern British Studies working paper

Modern British Studies working paper

Description
The Centre for Modern British Studies has published a new working paper.
Date:
07/03/2014
MA Military History by distance learning

MA Military History by distance learning

Description
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

Description
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'

Description
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

Description
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

Description
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

Description
Professor Carl Chinn was featured in an article in the Times Online concerning James Turner Street (Benefits Street) in Birmingham.
Date:
11/02/2014
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