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Sex slaves and Jihadi Brides - problems with sexualising women's experience of ISIS

Sex slaves and Jihadi Brides - problems with sexualising women's experience of ISIS

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Dr Katherine Brown's work is heavily cited in The Independent's article 'Women who are captured by Isis and kept as slaves endure more than just sexual violence'
Date:
02/12/2016
Exploring Radicalisation and Securitisation

Exploring Radicalisation and Securitisation

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The Department of Theology and Religion is pleased to announce this call for abstracts for participation in a sysmposium and consequent Special Edition in The Journal of Muslims in Europe.
Date:
30/11/2016
Stand up with CIFoRB on Human Rights Day 10 December 2016

Stand up with CIFoRB on Human Rights Day 10 December 2016

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Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Date:
24/11/2016
Prince Charles presents a digital replica of what could be oldest fragment of the Koran, discovered last year by the University of Birmingham

Prince Charles presents a digital replica of what could be oldest fragment of the Koran, discovered last year by the University of Birmingham

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The presentation to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan launches a year of cultural collaboration between the UK and the UAE.
Date:
21/11/2016
Megachurches and Social Engagement in London Conference November 2016

Megachurches and Social Engagement in London Conference November 2016

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Three years' worth of research from the Megachurches and Social Engagement in London is presented at the project conference.
Date:
18/11/2016
ITSEE at SBL 2016

ITSEE at SBL 2016

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Six members of ITSEE will present papers at the SBL Annual Meeting in Texas this week
Date:
17/11/2016

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships internal application process

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Fellowships to be held in the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham commencing between 1 September 2017 and 1 May 2018.
Date:
14/11/2016
Birmingham Qur'an Manuscript Exhibition on display in UAE

Birmingham Qur'an Manuscript Exhibition on display in UAE

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The Birmingham Qur'an Manuscript, in digital form, is to be the centrepiece of the royal launch of the UK/UAE 2017 Year of Cultural Collaboration.
Date:
14/11/2016
What good are London's mega churches?

What good are London's mega churches?

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Dr Andrew Davies writes for the Theos thinktank.
Date:
04/11/2016
Call for papers: Tenth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

Call for papers: Tenth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

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Paper proposals are invited for the tenth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament, to be held in March 2017. The colloquium will focus on the significance of liturgy in the textual transmission of the New Testament and D.C. Parker's "The Living Text of the Gospels" twenty years after its publication.
Date:
04/11/2016
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