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Exhibit B puts people on display for Edinburgh International Festival

Exhibit B puts people on display for Edinburgh International Festival
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Sadiah Qureshi explores the Edinburgh International Festivals performance piece Exhibit B who's "tableaux vivants" explore the dark history of importing and displaying foreign people. The work has drawn criticism for recreating forms of dispossession, and praise for movingly addressing the legacies of colonialism.
Date:
22/08/2014

Tories' toxic relationship with ethnic minorities will hit them where it hurts

Tories' toxic relationship with ethnic minorities will hit them where it hurts
Description
Dr Matthew Francis writes for The Conversation
Date:
22/08/2014

PhD student, Terkimbi Atonde spends eight months teaching at a university in Brazil

PhD student, Terkimbi Atonde spends eight months teaching at a university in Brazil
Description
English Language and Applied Linguistics PhD student, Terkimbi Atonde has just started an eight-month teaching placement at Sao Paulo State University in Brazil.
Date:
18/08/2014

50 years since the last execution can the UK help end the death penalty worldwide?

50 years since the last execution can the UK help end the death penalty worldwide?
Description
Birmingham Law School's Dr Bharat Malkani writes for the Conversation
Date:
13/08/2014

Philosophy of psychiatry at Philosophy@Birmingham

Philosophy of psychiatry at Philosophy@Birmingham
Description
Sullivan-Bissett, Allen and Miyazono blog about their research on delusions and anxiety.
Date:
13/08/2014

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey
Description
The National Student Survey (NSS) has awarded the University of Birmingham an overall satisfaction mark of 89%, up from 88% for the past two years and a rise of five places among Russell Group institutions.
Date:
12/08/2014

Philosophy advance reading list

Philosophy advance reading list
Description
Suggested summer reading for students starting in September 2014.
Date:
11/08/2014

PG student presentation

PG student presentation
Description
Magdalena Antrobus to present at the World Association of Social Psychiatry Congress.
Date:
11/08/2014

New book: This Is Ethics: An Introduction

New book: This Is Ethics: An Introduction
Description
Dr Jussi Suikkanen's new textbook entitled This Is Ethics: An Introduction is now out on Wiley-Blackwell.
Date:
11/08/2014

Aviation Comes of Age

Aviation Comes of Age
Description
Dr Peter Gray was featured in an article in the Time Higher Education Supplement about the new MOOC course on the First Word War.
Date:
07/08/2014
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