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Birmingham Law School Pro Bono Group's work recognised in awards shortlists

Birmingham Law School Pro Bono Group's work recognised in awards shortlists
Description
Our Pro Bono Group has been recognised for excellence in both the LawWorks and Attorney General's Student Pro Bono Awards and Business in the Community's Responsible Business Awards.
Date:
25/04/2017

Easter eggs and the hollowness of religious illiteracy

Easter eggs and the hollowness of religious illiteracy
Description
Professor Francis Davies writes about the instinct to remove religious words and imagery from the public square in the University of Birmingham's Perspectives.
Date:
24/04/2017

How to curb violence in the name of Islam

How to curb violence in the name of Islam
Description
Professor Jocelyne Cesari writes in the Middle East Monitor that Islam needs to be independent of political power, not reformed further, to curb violence.
Date:
24/04/2017

'Financial Consumerism': citizenship, consumerism and capital ownership in the 1980s

'Financial Consumerism': citizenship, consumerism and capital ownership in the 1980s
Description
Amy Edwards (Department of History) writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017

Thatcher's troops? Neighbourhood Watch schemes and the search for 'ordinary' Thatcherism in 1980s Britain

Thatcher's troops? Neighbourhood Watch schemes and the search for 'ordinary' Thatcherism in 1980s Britain
Description
Dr Chris Moores (Department of History) writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017

Mrs Thatcher's peacock blue sari: ethnic minorities, electoral politics and the Conservative Party, c. 1974–86

Mrs Thatcher's peacock blue sari: ethnic minorities, electoral politics and the Conservative Party, c. 1974–86
Description
Dr Matthew Francis writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017

Student awarded a Doctoral Research Fellowship

Student awarded a Doctoral Research Fellowship
Description
Cosmin Minea, PhD researcher in our department and Midlands3Cities scholar, has been awarded a Doctoral Research Fellowship at the Leibniz Institute for European History in Mainz.
Date:
20/04/2017

PERFECT talks: May and June

PERFECT talks: May and June
Description
Researchers from Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks during May and June 2017.
Date:
20/04/2017

Remember when the White House had faith?

Remember when the White House had faith?
Description
Michael Wear, Honorary Fellow of The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, writes in the Washington Post – remember when the White House had faith?
Date:
14/04/2017

Final Year student presents at national Linguistics conference

Final Year student presents at national Linguistics conference
Description
Final year BA English Language student, Samantha Ford has presented her work at the Undergraduate Linguistics Association of Britain (ULAB) 2017 hosted by the University of Cambridge.
Date:
13/04/2017
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