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Empires of Emptiness: Fortresses of the Sahara and the Steppe

Empires of Emptiness: Fortresses of the Sahara and the Steppe

Date
15/02/2016 - 15/05/2016
Description
How do empires expand into deserts? Despite their apparently limited value and significant logistical difficulties, the conquest of deserts has often mobilised sizeable resources from some of the world's most notable empires.
Moon, Water and Dance

Moon, Water and Dance

Date
06/05/2016
Description
Birmingham-based pianist Di Xiao presents a programme of Chinese and Western classical repertoire taking inspiration from the moon, water and dance.
Translation Studies Research Forum: Transcultural Reading

Translation Studies Research Forum: Transcultural Reading

Date
10/05/2016
Description
This year's Forum focus on the theme of "Transcultural Reading". Speakers include Professor Susan Bassnett (Warwick), Dr Chantal Wright (Warwick), Professor Sara Laviosa (Bari), Dr Beth Driscoll (Melbourne), Dr Natasha Rulyova (Birmingham).
Sweetness and electric light at the Grosvenor Gallery

Sweetness and electric light at the Grosvenor Gallery

Date
12/05/2016
Description
Dr Melody Barnett Deusner (Indiana University Bloomington, Fulbright-University of Birmingham Scholar 2016) delivers this History of Art research seminar.
Recyclage musical

Recyclage musical

Date
13/05/2016
Description
Performer and researcher Richard Sutcliffe presents a lecture recital of French music performed on the pardessus de viole (the smallest instrument in the viol family) and harpsichord.

Irish discourses on Germany - from the Economic Crash of 2008 to the Centenary of the Easter Rising in 2016

Date
17/05/2016
Description
IGS Project Research Seminar – (Not) Made in Germany? Imagining Germany from the Outside, Dr. Joachim Fischer (University of Limerick)
Film Screening: Train of Life

Film Screening: Train of Life

Date
17/05/2016
Description
Join us to watch Train of Life, introduced by Dr Isabel Wollaston, Senior Lecturer in Jewish and Holocaust Studies.
Church Design in Counter Reformation Venice

Church Design in Counter Reformation Venice

Date
18/05/2016
Description
Faith Trend (University of Birmingham) delivers this Art History, Curating and Visual Studies research seminar.
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