News in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

Modern Languages academics awarded Leverhulme Trust Research Grant

Modern Languages academics awarded Leverhulme Trust Research Grant
Description
Professor John Klapper, Dr Monica Jato, Dr Elisenda Marcer, and Professor William Dodd have been awarded £314,730 for the three-year project 'Inner and Outer Exile in Fascist Germany and Spain: A Comparative Study'.
Date:
05/08/2016

Dr Greg Salter joins the Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies

Dr Greg Salter joins the Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies
Description
We are delighted to announce that Dr Greg Salter, a specialist in British Art after 1945, will be joining the department on 1 September 2016.
Date:
02/08/2016

The British School at Rome joins Interdisciplinary Italy project

The British School at Rome joins Interdisciplinary Italy project
Description
AHRC-funded Interdisciplinary Italy project is run by Dr Clodagh Brook.
Date:
01/08/2016

Internationally renowned alumni return for a performance at the University

Internationally renowned alumni return for a performance at the University
Description
Internationally renowned musicians, and University alumni, Carolyn Sampson and Joseph Middleton, return to campus for a performance at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts.
Date:
19/07/2016

The Music Society's Symphony Orchestra at the Birmingham Proms

The Music Society's Symphony Orchestra at the Birmingham Proms
Description
The Music Society's Symphony Orchestra have had a busy few weeks in this year's Summer Festival of Music.
Date:
07/07/2016

MA Translation student offered translation traineeship at European Union in Brussels

MA Translation student offered translation traineeship at European Union in Brussels
Description
Marina Pekris, who is currently completing an MA in Translation Studies, has been offered a five-month paid translation traineeship at the European Union Directorate-General for Translation in Brussels.
Date:
07/07/2016

Translators and printers in Renaissance Europe

Translators  and printers in Renaissance Europe
Description
BCT Director Dr Hilary Brown has been invited to speak at a conference on "Translators and Printers in Renaissance Europe: Framing Identity and Agency" at the Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London (29 – 30 September 2016).
Date:
07/07/2016

Francophone Postcolonial Studies Postgraduate Study Day 2016

Francophone Postcolonial Studies Postgraduate Study Day 2016
Description
Second-year PhD student Antonia Wimbush co-organised the Society for Francophone Postcolonial Studies Postgraduate Study Day 2016, which was held on Monday 20 June at Westmere House.
Date:
27/06/2016

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
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