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Birmingham announced as University of the Year

Birmingham announced as University of the Year
Description
The University of Birmingham has been named University of the Year 2014 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Date:
20/09/2013

Life and work of Aimé Césaire

Life and work of Aimé Césaire
Description
This September, Dr Louise Hardwick travelled to the internationally renowned French conference centre in Cerisy-la-Salle, Normandy, to present a French paper on her latest research.
Date:
19/09/2013

Global ranking reinforces Birmingham's position as a world-class university

Description
The University of Birmingham has made an impressive 15 place rise to 62nd in this year's QS World University Rankings.
Date:
10/09/2013

New Publication: Women as Translators and Cultural Mediators

New Publication: Women as Translators and Cultural Mediators
Description
Dr Hilary Brown has co-edited a special issue of the journal Oxford German Studies entitled 'Cosmopolitan Women: German-Speaking Writers, 1780-1900'.
Date:
05/09/2013

International symposium on memory and crime fiction in Latin America

International symposium on memory and crime fiction in Latin America
Description
Dr Shelley Godsland organised an international symposium that considered the importance of the use of memory in crime and detective fiction from Latin America.
Date:
28/08/2013

Book review: Zibaldone

Book review: Zibaldone
Description
This extraordinary 'mish-mash' opens up the creative workshop of Italy's great Romantic poet (The Independent).
Date:
27/08/2013

Transatlantic Crossings: Local Memories and Global Justice

Transatlantic Crossings: Local Memories and Global Justice
Description
Professor Jose Colmeiro delivered this lecture on the complex role of historical memory in contemporary post-dictatorship societies.
Date:
23/08/2013

Dr Shelley Godsland: European grant award

Dr Shelley Godsland: European grant award
Description
Dr Shelley Godsland is part of an international research group that was recently awarded prestigious funding by the Spanish government.
Date:
22/08/2013

Giacomo Leopardi's 'Zibaldone'

Giacomo Leopardi's 'Zibaldone'
Description
Robert Pogue Harrison, from the Financial Times, reviewed the recently published Zibaldone in English.
Date:
22/08/2013

X Jornadas Internacionales de Estudios de la Mujer

X Jornadas Internacionales de Estudios de la Mujer
Description
Dr Shelley Godsland organises and chairs specialist panel on domestic violence in Spanish literature at international conference.
Date:
16/08/2013
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