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Birmingham Research Fellowship in History and Cultures opportunity

Birmingham Research Fellowship in History and Cultures opportunity
Description
This fellowship offers an exciting opportunity to join the School of History and Cultures. We seek to appoint a scholar working on any aspect of imperial, global or transnational history from the ancient to the late modern period.
Date:
18/04/2016

Birmingham Research Fellowship in World Religions opportunity

Birmingham Research Fellowship in World Religions opportunity
Description
This fellowship affords the opportunity to add to our particular strengths, amongst others, in Islamic Studies, philosophical theology and textual study, and in the understanding of contemporary religions.
Date:
18/04/2016

Bearers of the Cross at the Museum of the Order of St John in London

Bearers of the Cross at the Museum of the Order of St John in London
Description
Two videos from the public event at the Museum of the Order of St John in London: Introducing the Models of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and Souvenirs of the Sepulchre: Devotion to an Empty Tomb at the Time of the First Crusade.
Date:
15/04/2016

New scholarships for campus based postgraduate research and taught programmes starting in September 2016!

New scholarships for campus based postgraduate research and taught programmes starting in September 2016!
Description
New scholarships available in the School of History and Cultures, including 3x PhD, 9x MA and MRes and 2x PhD/Masters + PhD (1+3).
Date:
15/04/2016

The Making of the green-eyed monster

The Making of the green-eyed monster
Description
Kate Rumbold, author of Shakespeare and the Eighteenth Century Novel, reflects on the countless contributions the Bard made to the English language.
Date:
14/04/2016

Dr Martin Bommas awarded Fellowship by Getty Research Institute

Dr Martin Bommas awarded Fellowship by Getty Research Institute
Description
Dr Martin Bommas has received an award from the Getty Research Institute, for the project 'Remembering Egypt: the creation of nature within temples of Isis in the Roman world'.
Date:
11/04/2016

BBC Thinking Allowed / British Sociological Association award for Ethnography

BBC Thinking Allowed / British Sociological Association award for Ethnography
Description
Congratulations to Dr Maxim Bolt who has won this years award with his book "Zimbabwe's Migrants and South Africa's Border Farms."
Date:
11/04/2016

Seeking legitimacy: authority and expertise in modern Britain

Seeking legitimacy: authority and expertise in modern Britain
Description
Call for papers for a two-day workshop for postgraduates and early career researchers that aims to explore the relationship between authority and legitimacy in modern Britain.
Date:
08/04/2016

Birmingham Law School's Dr Kate Gooch on Birmingham Post 250 Most Influential list

Birmingham Law School's Dr Kate Gooch on Birmingham Post 250 Most Influential list
Description
Birmingham Post lists Dr Gooch as one of ten most influential in the West Midlands from the world of academia.
Date:
08/04/2016

AHRC Early-Career Research Grant for 'Context-Sensitivity in Natural Language'

AHRC Early-Career Research Grant for 'Context-Sensitivity in Natural Language'
Description
Dr Alex Silk has been awarded an AHRC Early-Career Research Grant of £127,588 for the project.
Date:
08/04/2016
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