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At the Crossroads of Empires: the Longobard Church of Sant'Ambrogio at Montecorvino Rovella (Salerno), Italy

At the Crossroads of Empires:  the Longobard Church of Sant'Ambrogio at Montecorvino Rovella (Salerno), Italy
Description
Researchers based in the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies have been awarded a British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant
Date:
31/08/2016

New Lectureship opportunity in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics

New Lectureship opportunity in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
Description
The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics is pleased to announce a full time permanent Lectureship in Corpus Based Stylistics and/or Discourse Analysis from 1 January 2017.
Date:
31/08/2016

Three new Professors join the Department of Modern Languages

Three new Professors join the Department of Modern Languages
Description
This week the Department of Modern Languages is delighted to be welcoming three new Professors to permanent positions of Chair in Modern Languages.
Date:
30/08/2016

New lecturers for the Department of African Studies and Anthropology

New lecturers for the Department of African Studies and Anthropology
Description
DASA is delighted to announce the appointment of two new lecturers, Dr Jessica Johnson and Dr Rebecca Jones.
Date:
30/08/2016

Luke Kennard at the Cheltenham Literary Festival 2016

Luke Kennard at the Cheltenham Literary Festival 2016
Description
The author of five poetry collections, Dr Luke Kennard reads from his acclaimed new book Cain, a humorous and formally unique narrative on faith, TV and zombies.
Date:
25/08/2016

Art and Emotion: An Interview with Derek Matravers

Art and Emotion: An Interview with Derek Matravers
Description
PhD student Matilde Aliffi interviews Aaron Ben-Ze'ev for the Imperfect Cognitions blog.
Date:
25/08/2016

New staff for project PERFECT

New staff for project PERFECT
Description
We are delighted to announce that Dr Sophie Stammers and Dr Andrea Polonioli will join project PERFECT as new research fellows.
Date:
25/08/2016

Who wrote Shakespeare?

Who wrote Shakespeare?
Description
In an article for the BBC, Dr Martin Wiggins examines what Shakespeare would be doing if he were alive today. Would he be writing for the stage, or working as a scriptwriter for film or television? Are they the modern media which are the closest equivalents to the stage of the Globe Theatre?
Date:
25/08/2016

BBC Proms Extra: Shakespeare - Religion and Clerics

BBC Proms Extra: Shakespeare - Religion and Clerics
Description
Professor Ewan Fernie was interviewed for BBC Radio 3's Proms Extra, on the relationship between Shakespeare and religion.
Date:
23/08/2016

Professor Ian Scott appointed Honorary Queen's Counsel

Description
Emeritus Professor and former head of Birmingham Law School one of eight new Queen's Counsel honoris causa appointed at Westminster Hall on 22 February 2016 in a ceremony presided over by the Lord Chancellor.
Date:
22/08/2016
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