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Transmedia book launch

Transmedia book launch
Description
A roundtable in London to mark the launch of Transmedia: History, Memory and Storytelling across Media.
Date:
26/02/2015

The portrayal of the Ukrainian conflict in the Russian media

The portrayal of the Ukrainian conflict in the Russian media
Description
Dr Natalia Rulyova has been interviewed by the BBC News Hour last Friday.
Date:
09/02/2015

A life-changing experience

A life-changing experience
Description
Final year languages students discuss their year abroad as part of their degree.
Date:
15/12/2014

Seasonal songs

Seasonal songs
Description
Photos from the traditional December end of semester event.
Date:
12/12/2014

The 'Arab Spring' four years on: hopeful prospects or doomed experiment?

The 'Arab Spring' four years on: hopeful prospects or doomed experiment?
Description
Dr Berny Sèbe discusses what remains of the 'Spring' of protest in the North Africa four years ago.
Date:
12/12/2014

AHRC Leadership Fellows Conference

AHRC Leadership Fellows Conference
Description
Louise Hardwick was invited to participate at the Arts and Humanities Research Council Leadership Fellows Conference in Sheffield on 26 November.
Date:
05/12/2014

Understanding – and countering – the Islamic State's use of social media

Understanding – and countering – the Islamic State's use of social media
Description
Balsam Aone Mustafa, Doctoral candidate in Modern Languages and Politics, discusses how Islamic State has taken the use of social media to a new level with its exploitation of opportunities in the past year.
Date:
01/12/2014

Funding opportunity for PhD students

Funding opportunity for PhD students
Description
The Birmingham Centre for Translation is inviting applications from outstanding UK and EU students interested in doing a PhD in Translation Studies with AHRC funding support through the Midlands3Cities DTP.
Date:
28/11/2014

Selfish Women and Other Inconvenient Deviants

Selfish Women and Other Inconvenient Deviants
Description
A video recording of the inaugural lecture of Professor Lisa Downing.
Date:
27/11/2014
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