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New €2.5M research project on the Yasna

New €2.5M research project on the Yasna
Description
ITSEE is a partner in a €2.5M European Union-funded research project on the Yasna. The project, led by Prof. Almut Hintze at SOAS, brings together the three members of the Workspace for Collaborative Editing to produce an electronic edition of manuscripts of the sacred texts of Zoroastrianism.
Date:
17/06/2016

American Studies is top of the tables

American Studies is top of the tables
Description
Birmingham is ranked 1st for American Studies in both the Guardian and Complete University Guides.
Date:
17/06/2016

Jarad Zimbler's latest book 'highly commended' at the University English Book Prize

Jarad Zimbler's latest book 'highly commended' at the University English Book Prize
Description
Dr Jarad Zimbler's latest book J. M. Coetzee and the Politics of Style, shortlisted for the University English Book Prize, has been 'highly commended' by the judging panel.
Date:
16/06/2016

History ranked first in the country for research

History ranked first in the country for research
Description
We are top in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework exercise.
Date:
16/06/2016

African Studies and Anthropology ranked second in the UK for research

African Studies and Anthropology ranked second in the UK for research
Description
African Studies and Anthropology at Birmingham has been ranked second among all Areas Studies departments in the country in the Research Excellence Framework, with no less than 44% of our research judged to be 'world-leading'.
Date:
16/06/2016

Programme announced for The Sixth British Patristics Conference

Programme announced  for The Sixth British Patristics Conference
Description
The programme has been announced for the Sixth British Patristics Conference to be held at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
15/06/2016

Simon Carrington appointed as Visiting Professor at Birmingham

Simon Carrington appointed as Visiting Professor at Birmingham
Description
Simon Carrington, internationally renowned musician and conductor, will take up a new role at the University as Visiting Professor of Choral Conducting from October 2016.
Date:
14/06/2016

100% satisfaction in the National Student Survey

100% satisfaction in the National Student Survey
Description
The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics received a score of 100% overall satisfaction on the most recent National Student Survey.
Date:
13/06/2016

English at Birmingham ranked top ten in major league tables

English at Birmingham ranked top ten in major league tables
Description
The University of Birmingham has been ranked in the top ten English departments in the UK in the latest results from three major league tables: the Times and Sunday Times, Complete University Guide, and the Guardian.
Date:
13/06/2016

Henry James's Style of Retrospect

Henry James's Style of Retrospect
Description
The latest book by Dr Oliver Herford, Birmingham Fellow in English Literature, was published in May.
Date:
13/06/2016
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