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Empires of Emptiness video interview

Empires of Emptiness video interview
Description
Dr Berny Sèbe introduces the exhibition Empires of Emptiness: Fortresses of the Sahara & the Steppe as part of the wider AHRC funded project Outposts of Conquest.
Date:
03/05/2016

Frozen Words

Frozen Words
Description
On 26 April Emma Wagstaff read her translation of Philippe Beck's poem 'Mots gelés' (Opéradiques, Flammarion, 2014) at a poetry reading given by Philippe Beck at the University of Cambridge.
Date:
28/04/2016

Professor Susan Bassnett to give keynote lecture at Translation Research Forum

Professor Susan Bassnett to give keynote lecture at Translation Research Forum
Description
Professor Susan Bassnett, Honorary Director of the Birmingham Centre for Translation (BCT), will give a keynote lecture at this year's Translation Studies Research Forum.
Date:
27/04/2016

Dr Sara Jones awarded an AHRC networking grant

Description
Dr Sara Jones has been awarded an AHRC networking grant, for the project 'Culture and its Uses as Testimony'.
Date:
08/04/2016

Dr Aengus Ward awarded an AHRC Follow-on Fund grant

Dr Aengus Ward awarded an AHRC Follow-on Fund grant
Description
Dr Aengus Ward has been awarded an AHRC Follow-on Fund grant, for the project 'Alfonso el Sabio and the Estoria de Espanna: the past in the digital present'.
Date:
05/04/2016

Postcolonial launch

Postcolonial launch
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick was an invited speaker at the launch of the Centre for Postcolonial Studies, which is part of the University of London's School of Advanced Study.
Date:
04/02/2016

Translating Contemporary French Poetry

Translating Contemporary French Poetry
Description
On 27 January 2016 Emma Wagstaff spoke at the Oxford Centre for Comparative Criticism and Translation.
Date:
03/02/2016

Interdisciplinary Italy new website

Description
Dr Clodagh Brook and Dr Emanuela Patti are delighted to announce the launch of the new AHRC-funded Interdisciplinary Italy website at www.interdisciplinaryitaly.org.
Date:
02/02/2016

Outposts of Conquest: Birmingham research project in the Humanities goes global

Description
First presented on the occasion of the Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in New York, under the aegis of the (US) National History Center, the 'Outposts of Conquest' project led by Birmingham Senior Lecturer in Colonial and Post-colonial Studies Dr Berny Sèbe has been going global lately.
Date:
20/01/2016

Dr Natasha Rulyova wins CEELBAS grant for translation workshop

Dr Natasha Rulyova wins CEELBAS grant for translation workshop
Description
Dr Natasha Rulyova has been awarded a Research Networking Grant (£4,000) from the Centre for East European Language Based Area Studies (CEELBAS) to organise a one-day international workshop on collaborative translation and self-translation (CTST) that will take place on Saturday 23 January 2016.
Date:
15/01/2016
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