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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
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
Egyptology Studentship and Postgraduate Curator, Eton Myers Collection

Egyptology Studentship and Postgraduate Curator, Eton Myers Collection

Description
This appointment offers an exciting opportunity to join the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology, and to contribute to its thriving discipline of Egyptology to start July 2014. The candidates should be specialists in Egyptology (including both textual and archaeological evidence), though the successful applicant will be expected to make a sizeable contribution to development of the world famous collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts which is on loan from Eton College, Windsor until 2025. Deadline: 27 April 2014.
Date:
17/04/2014
The Early Modern Career

The Early Modern Career

Description
Tara Hamling and Tom Lockwood have been awarded funding by the British Academy.
Date:
17/04/2014
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