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£400k grant to bring to life the Codex Zacynthius

£400k grant to bring to life the Codex Zacynthius

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The Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing has been awarded a £400k grant to fund a project to bring to life the Codex Zacynthius.
Date:
10/08/2017
Birdsall papers in archive

Birdsall papers in archive

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Unpublished papers on Greek and Georgian manuscripts held at Birmingham have been deposited in the Cadbury Research Library.
Date:
02/08/2017
Professor Candida Moss comments on an embezzlement scandal in the Catholic Church

Professor Candida Moss comments on an embezzlement scandal in the Catholic Church

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Candida Moss, Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology (from 1 August 2017), was interviewed on CBS Morning News on 18 July 2017.
Date:
26/07/2017
The United Nations launches initiative to combat atrocities with the help of religious leaders and actors

The United Nations launches initiative to combat atrocities with the help of religious leaders and actors

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The event was attended by three invited participants from Birmingham: Dr. Josef Boehle (University of Birmingham), Dr Iqtidar Cheema (The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion) and Bhai Sahib Mohinder Singh (a recipient of a Honorary Doctorate of the University of Birmingham).
Date:
21/07/2017
Tanya Riches worked with Aboriginal Christian leaders to celebrate NAIDOC week at Hillsong Conference 2017

Tanya Riches worked with Aboriginal Christian leaders to celebrate NAIDOC week at Hillsong Conference 2017

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Tanya Riches, Cadbury Centre Honorary Fellow, has been working with Aboriginal Christian leaders to celebrate NAIDOC week at Hillsong Conference 2017.
Date:
20/07/2017
Professor David Parker steps down as Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology

Professor David Parker steps down as Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology

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David Parker has taken a personal chair, with the title Professor of Digital Philology.
Date:
20/07/2017

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is at risk of playing down the role of disabled people

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The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) wants to make its Disability Commissioner, Lord Shinkwin, redundant. Professor Francis Davis argues against such a move in the Catholic Herald on 13 July 2017.
Date:
19/07/2017
We do not think of disabled people enough

We do not think of disabled people enough

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Professor Francis Davis argues in The Birmingham Brief that disabled people, the firms that employ them, the ventures they found and the under-championed growth economic sector that their technological needs and current spending power represent, form a 'sector' of huge and varied potential.
Date:
19/07/2017
Religion and Diasporas: Challenges of the Emigration Countries

Religion and Diasporas: Challenges of the Emigration Countries

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Professor Jocelyne Cesari has published the chapter Religion and Diasporas: Challenges of the Emigration Countries in the book Migrant Integration between Homeland and Host Society Volume 1.
Date:
19/07/2017
The Taylor Report on work is a start: now we need a "disability deal"

The Taylor Report on work is a start: now we need a "disability deal"

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A joint report by Professor Francis Davis, University of Birmingham, and Liam Booth-Smith, Chief Executive of Localis was launched on 11 July 2017. The report argues for a strategic government focus in the "disability sector" in the new industrial strategy.
Date:
11/07/2017
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