News in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

University of Birmingham and The Open University launch new modern languages course

University of Birmingham and The Open University launch new modern languages course
Description
The University of Birmingham and The Open University are pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new collaboration to develop an innovative modern languages programme for undergraduate students.
Date:
16/09/2014

New musical composition on consciousness at the Royal Society of Medicine

New musical composition on consciousness at the Royal Society of Medicine
Description
Professor of Composition, Michael Zev Gordon has written a new work - Into the Dark - for mezzo-soprano, piano and electronics, as part of 'AWARE', a major event at the Royal Society of Medicine to mark the publication of a new study on consciousness and anaesthesia.
Date:
11/09/2014

Department of Music launch Birmingham International Piano Festival: 6-8 March 2015

Department of Music launch Birmingham International Piano Festival: 6-8 March 2015
Description
Birmingham International Piano Festival is a new collaborative project between the University of Birmingham and widely-respected concert promoter, Mike Lloyd, in association with Yamaha.
Date:
04/09/2014

BBC Proms Plus: Exploring Respighi

BBC Proms Plus: Exploring Respighi
Description
Dr Ben Earle, talks with Erik Levi and Ian Skelly in a Proms Plus event at the Royal College of Music to examine Respighi's three symphonic tone poems.
Date:
04/09/2014

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
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