News in History and Cultures

 

Perfectly presented posters

Perfectly presented posters

Description
The College of Arts and Law's postgraduate community presented their work in an innovative way this term, designing posters to describe their developing research.
Date:
13/12/2013
Enduring legacy of Mandela

Enduring legacy of Mandela

Description
Latest Birmingham perspective written by Dr Keith Shear.
Date:
12/12/2013
Print Culture and the First Yoruba Novel

Print Culture and the First Yoruba Novel

Description
Professor Karin Barber's book 'Print Culture and the First Yoruba Novel' has won the Paul Hair Prize for "the best critical edition or translation into English of primary source materials on Africa".
Date:
03/12/2013
Ukraine's East-West Dilemma Evokes Century-Old Memories

Ukraine's East-West Dilemma Evokes Century-Old Memories

Description
Dr Klaus Richter quoted in an article about the Ukraine's stalled drive to the West
Date:
25/11/2013
Leventis Studentships 2014-15

Leventis Studentships 2014-15

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Thanks to a generous grant from the A.G.Leventis Foundation, we are able to offer 3 postgraduate scholarships for students wishing to pursue a full-time higher degree (MA by Research/MRes/PhD) in the fields of Modern Greek (including Cypriot) literature, language, history and culture.
Date:
21/11/2013
Will Pope Francis' Church respond to new dynamic?

Will Pope Francis' Church respond to new dynamic?

Description
Emeritus Professor Hugh McLeod quoted in an article in the Irish Examiner.
Date:
20/11/2013
Innovation and inter-disciplinarity in the study of Ghana's past

Innovation and inter-disciplinarity in the study of Ghana's past

Description
Dr Kate Skinner (DASA) and Dr Wilson Yayoh (University of Cape Coast) convened a four-day workshop in Ghana on the theme of innovation and inter-disciplinarity in the study of that country's past.
Date:
20/11/2013
College of Arts and Law MA by Research by distance learning

College of Arts and Law MA by Research by distance learning

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Following the continued success of our PhD by distance learning, we are very pleased to announce that this mode of study will also be available for our MA by Research programmes from January 2014.
Date:
14/11/2013
'Secret' WWI diary paints 'vivid and visceral' picture

'Secret' WWI diary paints 'vivid and visceral' picture

Description
Dr Jonathan Boff was interviewed for a BBC online feature on the Pals Battalion and the war diary of Harry Drinkwater.
Date:
13/11/2013
Crossroads in African Studies conference report

Crossroads in African Studies conference report

Description
A report on the international conference 'Crossroads in African Studies', which took place on 4-6 September 2013 at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
13/11/2013
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