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Bourne-Simkins Prize awarded to Andy Powell

Bourne-Simkins Prize awarded to Andy Powell

Description
Howard Rosen presented the Bourne-Simkins Prize to Andy Powell for the best dissertation.
Date:
27/05/2014
Mike Snape on 'The Big Question'

Mike Snape on 'The Big Question'

Description
Dr Mike Snape recently participated in a special edition of 'The Big Questions with Nicky Campbell' from Goldsmiths College in London asking, did World War 1 change Britain for the better?
Date:
21/05/2014
A unique insight into changing dynamics of the second city

A unique insight into changing dynamics of the second city

Description
A treasure trove of photographs, hidden for more than 40 years, shines a light on cultural life in inner city Birmingham during the 1960s.
Date:
20/05/2014
Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Description
New book by Dr Simone Laqua-O'Donnell examines how women from different social backgrounds encountered the Counter-Reformation.
Date:
20/05/2014
Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies project in the news

Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies project in the news

Description
Dr Kieran Connell was interviewed on BBC West Midlands.
Date:
19/05/2014
Understanding cities in the pre-modern history of Northeast Asia, c. 200-1200

Understanding cities in the pre-modern history of Northeast Asia, c. 200-1200

Description
Professor Naomi Standen receives £500,000 AHRC award for her project.
Date:
19/05/2014
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
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
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