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CAHA scholar's translation chosen for Oxford World's Classics Reading Group

CAHA scholar's translation chosen for Oxford World's Classics Reading Group
Description
Text is Martial's Epigrams, translated by Birmingham classicist Dr Gideon Lisbet.
Date:
28/10/2015

Are delusions bad for you?

Are delusions bad for you?
Description
Lisa Bortolotti argues that there is more to judging delusions than whether they accurately reflect the world.
Date:
27/10/2015

Just published: Research Handbook on Jurisdiction and Immunities in International Law

Just published: Research Handbook on Jurisdiction and Immunities in International Law
Description
New edited collection by Birmingham Law School's Dr Alexander Orakhelashvili
Date:
27/10/2015

Homogenisation and Globalisation of Beauty Norms

Homogenisation and Globalisation of Beauty Norms
Description
Philosophy PhD student Alice el-Wakil discusses the idea that 'lookism' constitutes a form of social injustice.
Date:
26/10/2015

'Public' and 'Private' Playhouses in Renaissance England

'Public' and 'Private' Playhouses in Renaissance England
Description
Former Shakespeare Institute PhD student Eoin Price's new book.
Date:
26/10/2015

Sticking the boot into charity

Sticking the boot into charity
Description
Charities are under assault. While many of us thought the Big Society was incoherent and full of empty rhetoric, in reality it ushered in one of the most sustained attacks on charities since legislation regulating their actions was first introduced...
Date:
26/10/2015

African travel encounters workshop 2016

African travel encounters workshop 2016
Description
Call for papers.
Date:
23/10/2015

Report on workshop on writing research proposals for fellowships and grants in Nigeria.

Report on workshop on writing research proposals for fellowships and grants  in Nigeria.
Description
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) awarded a grant to support the building of graduate networks with African Universities to the Department of African Studies and Anthropology. This year it supported a workshop on Writing Research Proposals for Fellowships and Grants organised at Adeyemi Federal University of Education (AFUED), Ondo.
Date:
23/10/2015

The Eye of the Camera in Filmed Theatre

The Eye of the Camera in Filmed Theatre
Description
Over the past summer, Mary Odbert, one our MA students at the Shakespeare Institute, has been acting as a research assistant on this project, and here she shares some of the thoughts on the work she's been doing.
Date:
23/10/2015

Corporate Lawyers: Values, Institutional Logics and Ethics

Corporate Lawyers: Values, Institutional Logics and Ethics
Description
Video recording of Professor Richard Moorhead, University College London, giving the keynote address at the 'Corporate Lawyers and Corporate Clients' symposium which took place in June 2015 at the University of Birmingham. The symposium was part of a three year ESRC funded project led by Dr Steven Vaughan.
Date:
22/10/2015
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