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Why do the French fear Islam?

Why do the French fear Islam?
Description
Professor Jocelyne Cesari writes about the fear of Islam in France. She argues that this fear is fuelled by three political and cultural factors: War on Terror, Salafization of Islamic thinking, and French laicite.
Date:
17/05/2017

United for Peace - Unity through Poetry celebrated common values of love, peace and understanding

United for Peace - Unity through Poetry celebrated common values of love, peace and understanding
Description
United for Peace – Unity through Poetry took place on May 10, 2017 in the Multi Faith Chaplaincy at the University of Birmingham. It was an evening of poetry, music and silent reflection that celbrated, through the medium of poetry, the common values of respect, love, peace, compassion and understanding.
Date:
17/05/2017

The Turkish constitution in the 20th and 21st centuries

The Turkish constitution in the 20th and 21st centuries
Description
Adnan Khan places the current political turmoil in Turkey in its historical context.
Date:
17/05/2017

Loving the election?

Loving the election?
Description
Cadbury Centre Honorary Fellow Dr Heather Buckingham writes about the General Election campaign. While the election seems to be dominated by fear, Buckingham suggests that it can be approached in a different way, loving, rather than fearful.
Date:
17/05/2017

Dr Hilary Brown gives keynote lecture in Lausanne

Dr Hilary Brown gives keynote lecture in Lausanne
Description
Keynote lecture on "Female Translators in History: Towards a 'Woman-Interrogated' Approach".
Date:
16/05/2017

Keynote speech at the ICAME38 conference in Prague

Keynote speech at the ICAME38 conference in Prague
Description
Professor Michaela Mahlberg will be giving a keynote speech for the ICAME38 conference at Charles University Prague on 26 May.
Date:
15/05/2017

Professor Fiona de Londras awarded a Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust grant

Description
Professor Fiona de Londras has been awarded a Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust grant, for the project 'UK Counter-Terrorism Review'.
Date:
11/05/2017

History and Public Policy Symposium

History and Public Policy Symposium
Description
What do historians have to do with public policy? A blog by Tom Cutterham
Date:
10/05/2017

Linden Thomas appointed Deputy Vice President of Birmingham Law Society

Linden Thomas appointed Deputy Vice President of Birmingham Law Society
Description
Linden is a lecturer, in-house solicitor and manager of the Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research at Birmingham Law School.
Date:
10/05/2017

Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward

Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward
Description
The first in a series of blogs related to this conferece by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
Date:
10/05/2017
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