News in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

Simon Halsey awarded Mendelssohn Medal

Simon Halsey awarded Mendelssohn Medal
Description
Simon Halsey, Professor and Director of Choral Studies at Birmingham, was awarded the Chorverband Berlin's Geschwister Mendelssohn Medal on 15 June 2016 for his outstanding contribution to choral life in Berlin.
Date:
20/06/2016

Call for papers: HAIT International Symposium

Call for papers: HAIT International Symposium
Description
The Higher Arab Institute for Translation (HAIT) Algiers, in partnership with the University of Birmingham and the of University Manchester, organises its second International Symposium on 10-11-12 December 2016 in Algiers.
Date:
20/06/2016

AHRC Commons talk on collaboration

AHRC Commons talk on collaboration
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick and Alper Dervish are presenting practical tips for collaborations between SMEs and academics at the first gathering of the AHRC Commons on Tuesday 21 June in York.
Date:
17/06/2016

Birmingham in the Congo: Birmingham research showcased at history festival in Brazzaville

Birmingham in the Congo: Birmingham research showcased at history festival in Brazzaville
Description
Dr Berny Sèbe, Senior Lecturer in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, gave a keynote lecture at the third edition of the international history festival "Images & History" (Images & Histoire), which took place between 6 and 15 May in the capital of the Republic of the Congo.
Date:
17/06/2016

Translation and History

Translation and History
Description
Angela Kershaw presented a paper on the translation of Joseph Kessel's Second World War novel L'Armée des ombres/Army of Shadows at a conference at the University of London Institute in Paris.
Date:
17/06/2016

The student perspective

The student perspective
Description
Usha talks about her reasons for choosing the University of Birmingham and her experience of studying the BMus Music degree programme.
Date:
17/06/2016

Michael Zev Gordon director of the Cheltenham Composer Academy

Michael Zev Gordon director of the Cheltenham Composer Academy
Description
Professor Michael Zev Gordon will be the director of the Cheltenham Composer Academy, part of the Cheltenham Music Festival, from 2016 to 2018.
Date:
17/06/2016

Simon Carrington appointed as Visiting Professor at Birmingham

Simon Carrington appointed as Visiting Professor at Birmingham
Description
Simon Carrington, internationally renowned musician and conductor, will take up a new role at the University as Visiting Professor of Choral Conducting from October 2016.
Date:
14/06/2016

Excellent employability for Modern Languages graduates

Excellent employability for Modern Languages graduates
Description
Modern Languages graduates have high employment prospects with 85% entering work or further study within six months of graduation.
Date:
10/06/2016

World-class facilities for History of Art and Music students

World-class facilities for History of Art and Music students
Description
The School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music offers its students prestigious learning environments to ensure a first-rate student experience.
Date:
10/06/2016
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