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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
Description
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

Professor of African history elected to the British Academy

Description
Professor Paulo Fernando de Moraes Farias, Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham has been named among sixty-six of the world's leading minds elected as Fellows of the British Academy yesterday, Thursday 20 July.
Date:
21/07/2017

Everyday Empires: descriptive or analytical category?

Everyday Empires: descriptive or analytical category?
Description
A report of the conference Everyday Empires by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
Date:
20/07/2017

The Modern Invention of "Dynasty"

Description
A blog post by the conference organisers Dr Ilya Afanasyev (Birmingham) and Dr Milinda Banerjee (Presidency).
Date:
20/07/2017

Prize winners in LCAHM

Prize winners in LCAHM
Description
The School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music is delighted to announce their 2017 prize winners.
Date:
20/07/2017

Music Department to host ABCD Young Conductor Day with University Camerata

Description
October will see the choral department hosting the annual Young Conductor Day for the Association of British Choral Directors with Visiting Lecturer, Julian Wilkins.
Date:
19/07/2017

A century-old Abraham Lincoln mystery may finally have an answer

Description
Professorial Fellow Jack Grieve's research featured on TIME.
Date:
19/07/2017

Birmingham's UoB Voices perform at the opening night of BBC Proms

Birmingham's UoB Voices perform at the opening night of BBC Proms
Description
University of Birmingham Voices were pleased to perform this month as part of BBC Proms Youth Choir at the opening night of the BBC Proms - the largest classical music festival in the world.
Date:
19/07/2017

Dr Salvatore Florio teaches at prestigious European summer school

Dr Salvatore Florio teaches at prestigious European summer school
Description
Dr Salvatore Florio is teaching a course at the European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information 2017.
Date:
19/07/2017

We do not think of disabled people enough

We do not think of disabled people enough
Description
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
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