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Frozen Words

Frozen Words
Description
On 26 April Emma Wagstaff read her translation of Philippe Beck's poem 'Mots gelés' (Opéradiques, Flammarion, 2014) at a poetry reading given by Philippe Beck at the University of Cambridge.
Date:
28/04/2016

Professor Susan Bassnett to give keynote lecture at Translation Research Forum

Professor Susan Bassnett to give keynote lecture at Translation Research Forum
Description
Professor Susan Bassnett, Honorary Director of the Birmingham Centre for Translation (BCT), will give a keynote lecture at this year's Translation Studies Research Forum.
Date:
27/04/2016

Beyond Melancholy

Beyond Melancholy
Description
New book by book by Dr Erin Sullivan, Senior Lecturer at the Shakespeare Institute.
Date:
27/04/2016

Our Shakespeare

Our Shakespeare
Description
The excellent Our Shakespeare exhibition opened on the 22 April at the Library of Birmingham.
Date:
26/04/2016

Dr Matt Hayler awarded a research grant by the AHRC

Dr Matt Hayler awarded a research grant by the AHRC
Description
Dr Matt Hayler has been awarded a research grant by the AHRC, for the project 'Ambient Literature'.
Date:
26/04/2016

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded fellowship at the Koç University's Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded fellowship at the Koç University's Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations
Description
Wei-sheng Lin will spend nine months in Instanbul investigating patterns of economic activity along the region's coast from the thirteenth century onwards. His project aims to analyse the determining factors that caused some settlements to be more visited than others.
Date:
26/04/2016

From Birmingham to Paris: MA World Heritage Students visit UNESCO

From Birmingham to Paris: MA World Heritage Students visit UNESCO
Description
As part of the MA Programme in World Heritage Studies students from the UK, China, Russia, Taiwan, Brazil and Finland visited the UNESCO World Heritage Centre in Paris to engage in lively debate with specialists.
Date:
26/04/2016

Birmingham Law School shortlisted for Pro Bono Award

Birmingham Law School shortlisted for Pro Bono Award
Description
The awards, run by Law Works with the Support of the Attorney General, Jeremy Wright QC MP, recognise the outstanding pro bono work carried out by students and Law Schools across the UK.
Date:
26/04/2016

Sleep furiously: step inside artist Tom de Freston's nightmarish bedroom

Sleep furiously: step inside artist Tom de Freston's nightmarish bedroom
Description
A feature in the Guardian on Creative Fellow Tom de Freston (Department of Film and Creative Writing).
Date:
25/04/2016

What can Shakespeare teach us about freedom?

What can Shakespeare teach us about freedom?
Description
Ewan Fernie (Shakespeare Institute) has published the following article on 'What Shakespeare can Teach us About Freedom' for the British Council.
Date:
25/04/2016
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