News in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

Chinook pilot and team commended after Afghan firefight

Chinook pilot and team commended after Afghan firefight
Description
Major Laura Nicholson (BMus, 1997), then a Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.
Date:
15/06/2015

Current populism in Europe

Current populism in Europe
Description
Dr Daniele Albertazzi was invited to present his new book, Populists in Power, at the Prague Conference 'Current Populism in Europe', 18-19 May 2015.
Date:
09/06/2015

Leverhulme Fellow joins the Department of Music

Description
Erik Nyström will be joining the Department of Music as a Leverhulme Fellow in the autumn.
Date:
08/06/2015

Waterloo bicentenary

Waterloo bicentenary
Description
Andrew Watts and Emma Tyler (French Studies) have recently co-edited a book to mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo in June 2015.
Date:
04/06/2015

Taking time - a composer's reflection on how he works

Taking time - a composer's reflection on how he works
Description
Video recording of Professor Michael Zev Gordon's inaugural lecture.
Date:
28/05/2015

Queer Italian Studies 2015 workshop

Queer Italian Studies 2015 workshop
Description
On 14-15 May 2015, the University of Birmingham hosted an international workshop on Queer Italian Studies, organised by Charlotte Ross (UoB), Julia Heim (CUNY) and SA Smythe (UC Santa Cruz).
Date:
26/05/2015

Fieldwork in Martinique

Fieldwork in Martinique
Description
Antonia Wimbush, first-year PhD student in French Studies, has recently undertaken fieldwork in the French Caribbean funded by the AHRC Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership.
Date:
15/05/2015

The Harry C. Davis Prize

The Harry C. Davis Prize
Description
A £300 pounds prize awarded to the best final-year student in Italian.
Date:
15/05/2015

Joseph Zobel Centenary

Joseph Zobel Centenary
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick has just returned from AHRC fieldwork in Martinique in the French Caribbean where she was an invited speaker at the festivities marking the centenary of author Joseph Zobel's birth.
Date:
07/05/2015

Louise Hardwick interviewed for Martinican TV

Louise Hardwick interviewed for Martinican TV
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick has been interviewed for Martinican TV about her research activities relating to the centenary of author Joseph Zobel (video in French).
Date:
06/05/2015
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