News in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

Old Joe: a University of Birmingham icon

Old Joe: a University of Birmingham icon
Description
Dr Richard Clay tells us more about Old Joe - UoB's iconic clock tower.
Date:
02/09/2014

AHRC Commons Fellow announced

AHRC Commons Fellow announced
Description
Dr Richard Clay has been appointed as the Arts and Humanities Research Council Commons Fellow leading the strategic direction of the AHRC Commons that was set out in the 2013-18 strategy.
Date:
01/09/2014

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey
Description
The National Student Survey (NSS) has awarded the University of Birmingham an overall satisfaction mark of 89%, up from 88% for the past two years and a rise of five places among Russell Group institutions.
Date:
12/08/2014

Gabriel Prokofiev launches new violin concerto at Proms

Gabriel Prokofiev launches new violin concerto at Proms
Description
University alumnus concerto has been performed at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the First World War Anniversary.
Date:
04/08/2014

University singers wow on the international stage

University singers wow on the international stage
Description
University Women's Choir win the Female Choirs competition and compete for the Choir of the World trophy.
Date:
25/07/2014

Curating research

Curating research
Description
Rachael Yardley, co-curator of lasting impressions: 20th century portrait prints, talks about her fantastic experience of working on the postgraduate exhibition at the Barber Institute.
Date:
25/07/2014

Three Papers by Kate Ince

Description
Kate Ince has recently delivered three research papers at international conferences and symposia.
Date:
24/07/2014

Cuba's Cinematic Élan Vital

Description
Professor Rob Stone and University of Cambridge doctoral student Dunja Fehimović recently published a co-written article on contemporary filmmaking in present-day Cuba in The Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies.
Date:
24/07/2014

Mortar boards, pins, heels, wine, prizes and speeches

Mortar boards, pins, heels, wine, prizes and speeches
Description
History of Art graduation 2014: full story on the Golovine.
Date:
22/07/2014

Leverhulme Trust Award

Leverhulme Trust Award
Description
Professor Mathew Rampley has been awarded a grant of £286,000 by the Leverhulme Trust for research into the history of museums and exhibitions of art and design in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Date:
21/07/2014
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