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What I found there: Reading Classical Landscapes

What I found there: Reading Classical Landscapes
Description
Full video of Diana Spencer's November 2016 inaugural lecture at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
29/11/2016

Michaela Mahlberg at the Hay Festival

Michaela Mahlberg at the Hay Festival
Description
Professor Michaela Mahlberg, interviewed at the Hay Festival, talks about Corpus Linguistics as a method of quickly surveying word usage in texts and illustrates how we can use it to analyse Dickens.
Date:
29/11/2016

Birmingham Student Pro Bono Conference

Birmingham Student Pro Bono Conference
Description
During November's National Pro Bono Week, Shoosmiths' Birmingham office hosted the Birmingham Student Pro Bono Conference 2016, which was attended by over 70 students from university law schools across the city.
Date:
29/11/2016

Law Firms, Sustainability and Demand-side Drivers

Law Firms, Sustainability and Demand-side Drivers
Description
Dr Steven Vaughan and Professor Robert Lee have been awarded a Legal Sustainability Alliance Grant for this project, which runs until March 2017
Date:
26/11/2016

Professor Anthony Bryer 1937-2016

Professor Anthony Bryer 1937-2016
Description
It is with great sadness that we inform you that the founder of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Birmingham died on 22 October 2016 at home peacefully after a long illness.
Date:
24/11/2016

World Heritage FOR Sustainable Development

World Heritage FOR Sustainable Development
Description
Professor Mike Robinson has been awarded an AHRC Research Networking Grant. The network will focus on the role that World Heritage sites can play in sustainable development.
Date:
24/11/2016

Keynote, cinema and the arts in Italy: creativity, conflict and collaboration

Description
On 25 November 2016 at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, Dr Clodagh Brook will be giving the keynote talk for the Conference, An Eye on Italy.
Date:
24/11/2016

Stand up with CIFoRB on Human Rights Day 10 December 2016

Stand up with CIFoRB on Human Rights Day 10 December 2016
Description
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Date:
24/11/2016

From the Battlefield to the Classroom: Using Education in the Fight against Rape Stigma

From the Battlefield to the Classroom: Using Education in the Fight against Rape Stigma
Description
Last week, Dr Janine Clark travelled to Bosnia to pilot her new and innovative school-based scheme of discussing sexual violence in conflict with secondary school aged children. A specialist on sexual violence, transitional justice, and the Yugoslav conflict, Dr Clark here reflects on her visit and on the pilot project.
Date:
24/11/2016
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