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Perceptions of a 'normal' body image distorted by media and trends in beauty practices

Description
A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham say that the demands of beauty routines particularly for women are increasing, with perceptions of a 'normal' body image changing fast.
Date:
09/06/2016

POSTnote: addressing Islamic extremism

POSTnote: addressing Islamic extremism
Description
Dr Katherine Brown contributes to a recent public policy briefing from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST).
Date:
07/06/2016

Waiting for Happiness at the Mockingbird

Waiting for Happiness at the Mockingbird
Description
Dr Claire Peters reports on a collaboration with an Arts SME.
Date:
07/06/2016

Women and ISIS

Women and ISIS
Description
Katherine Brown opens up the conversation on women and ISIS in a series of panels, talks, and lectures.
Date:
06/06/2016

Book free tickets for workshop on Francophone postcolonial film

Book free tickets for workshop on Francophone postcolonial film
Description
This morning workshop offers an insight into cinema from other cultures.
Date:
03/06/2016

New publication: Judging YHWH in the Book of Judges

New publication: Judging YHWH in the Book of Judges
Description
The latest publication from Dr Deryn Guest, Senior Lecturer in Biblical Hermeneutics, is now available as a contribution to The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Narrative.
Date:
02/06/2016

Cain

Cain
Description
Luke Kennard's new poetry collection 'Cain' is released by Penned in the Margins on 7 June 2016.
Date:
01/06/2016

Understanding Material Loss Across Time and Space

Understanding Material Loss Across Time and Space
Description
Call for papers for an innovative conference that will take place next year at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
01/06/2016

Agency without rationality

Agency without rationality
Description
Inaugural lecture given by Professor Lisa Bortolotti.
Date:
01/06/2016

Dr Alba Fedeli delivers Ibn Rushd Lecture at the Muslim Institute

Dr Alba Fedeli delivers Ibn Rushd Lecture at the Muslim Institute
Description
Dr Alba Fedeli, an Honorary Fellow of ITSEE, has been invited to deliver the 4th Annual Ibn Rushd Lecture at the Muslim Institute in London about the rediscovery of the Birmingham Qur'an.
Date:
01/06/2016
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