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Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad

Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad
Description
With exam season at an end, second year students that have opted to take a Year Abroad are starting to set off to towns and cities all across the world. This year's cohort are the first to fully benefit from the new "Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad" resource.
Date:
17/06/2016

New €2.5M research project on the Yasna

New €2.5M research project on the Yasna
Description
ITSEE is a partner in a €2.5M European Union-funded research project on the Yasna. The project, led by Prof. Almut Hintze at SOAS, brings together the three members of the Workspace for Collaborative Editing to produce an electronic edition of manuscripts of the sacred texts of Zoroastrianism.
Date:
17/06/2016

Exciting new staff appointments

Exciting new staff appointments
Description
The Department of Philosophy is building on recent successes in the Research Excellence Framework exercise.
Date:
17/06/2016

Programme announced for The Sixth British Patristics Conference

Programme announced  for The Sixth British Patristics Conference
Description
The programme has been announced for the Sixth British Patristics Conference to be held at the University of Birmingham from 5-7 September 2016.
Date:
15/06/2016

Perceptions of a 'normal' body image distorted by media and trends in beauty practices

Description
A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham say that the demands of beauty routines particularly for women are increasing, with perceptions of a 'normal' body image changing fast.
Date:
09/06/2016

POSTnote: addressing Islamic extremism

POSTnote: addressing Islamic extremism
Description
Dr Katherine Brown contributes to a recent public policy briefing from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST).
Date:
07/06/2016

Women and ISIS

Women and ISIS
Description
Katherine Brown opens up the conversation on women and ISIS in a series of panels, talks, and lectures.
Date:
06/06/2016

New publication: Judging YHWH in the Book of Judges

New publication: Judging YHWH in the Book of Judges
Description
The latest publication from Dr Deryn Guest, Senior Lecturer in Biblical Hermeneutics, is now available as a contribution to The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Narrative.
Date:
02/06/2016

Success in the Guardian University League Table

Success in the Guardian University League Table
Description
2017 Guardian league table results for the College of Arts and Law.
Date:
01/06/2016

Agency without rationality

Agency without rationality
Description
Inaugural lecture given by Professor Lisa Bortolotti.
Date:
01/06/2016
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