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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.
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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

Jonathan Parry awarded the APA's 2017 Frank Chapman Sharp Prize

Jonathan Parry awarded the APA's 2017 Frank Chapman Sharp Prize
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Dr Jonathan Parry, Birmingham Fellow in Global Ethics and Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics, has been awarded an important prize from The American Philosophical Association.
Date:
18/07/2017

Understanding drug addiction

Understanding drug addiction
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Dr Hanna Pickard delivers a lecture on understanding drug addiction for BBC Radio 4's Four Thought.
Date:
13/07/2017

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

A Christian family's involvement in the antiquities trade

A Christian family's involvement in the antiquities trade
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Professor Candida Moss was interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered on 6 July 2017 about the involvement of the Green family in the antiquities trade.
Date:
11/07/2017

New biography of Rendel Harris

New biography of Rendel Harris
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"The Daily Discoveries of a Bible Scholar and Manuscript Hunter: A Biography of James Rendel Harris (1852-1941) by Birmingham graduate Dr Alessandro Falcetta is to be published in early 2018.
Date:
10/07/2017

Professor Candida Moss joins Department of Theology & Religion

Professor Candida Moss joins Department of Theology & Religion
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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Candida Moss as Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology with effect from 1 August 2017.
Date:
07/07/2017

Theology and Religion graduations 2017

Theology and Religion graduations 2017
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Our graduates talk about their favourite memories and plans for the future.
Date:
07/07/2017
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