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Malcolm Harbour MEP to deliver keynote address at the Reforming the EU conference

Malcolm Harbour MEP to deliver keynote address at the Reforming the EU conference
Description
The Institute is pleased to announce that Malcolm Harbour MEP will deliver the keynote address at the opening panel of the IEL conference Reforming the EU: The Future of European Law and Policy IV. Malcolm is MEP for the West Midlands.
Date:
13/05/2014

Mainly New

Mainly New
Description
The Music of Zev Gordon.
Date:
12/05/2014

Fully-Funded PhD Opportunities in Cultural Heritage / World Heritage

Fully-Funded PhD Opportunities in Cultural Heritage / World Heritage
Description
Applications are invited for four studentships based at the University of Birmingham's Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage. The studentships are funded through the Arts and Humanities Research Council and are in collaboration with the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust and UNESCO World Heritage Centre, to commence in the 2014/15 academic year.
Date:
09/05/2014

When the Vikings had a day out in Birmingham: the 2014 Midlands Viking Symposium

When the Vikings had a day out in Birmingham: the 2014 Midlands Viking Symposium
Description
Events report on the recent Viking Symposium.
Date:
08/05/2014

Unique Partnership with UFSC Celebrated in Florianópolis

Unique Partnership with UFSC Celebrated in Florianópolis
Description
Translation and Discourse Studies academics from the University of Birmingham and Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) gathered in Florianópolis on Friday 12 April 2014 to celebrate a unique 27-year partnership, which is thought to be Birmingham's longest.
Date:
07/05/2014

Ironbridge Annual Lecture 2014: The Value of Heritage and the Heritage of Value

Ironbridge Annual Lecture 2014: The Value of Heritage and the Heritage of Value
Description
Simon Thurley, Historian and Chief Executive of English Heritage will give the 2014 Ironbridge Annual Lecture on Thursday 13 November at 5.30pm on the topic of "The value of heritage the heritage of value".
Date:
07/05/2014

Botched executions show there's no such thing as humane capital punishment

Botched executions show there's no such thing as humane capital punishment
Description
Birmingham Law School's Dr Bharat Malkani writes for The Conversation. Dr Malkani teaches Human Rights and Criminal Justice and the Death Penalty modules on the Birmingham LLM programmes. He also runs the Birmingham Law School Pro Bono Group, which provides free legal services for members of the local community.
Date:
07/05/2014

Professor Vince Gaffney on Radio 4

Professor Vince Gaffney on Radio 4
Description
CAHA Professor of Landscape Archaeology and Geomatics contributes to BBC Radio 4's "Digital Human". Professor Gaffney contributed to episode 1 of season 4 on the technology of time keeping.
Date:
06/05/2014

Poetry and the visual arts

Poetry and the visual arts
Description
Emma Wagstaff, lecturer in French, organised a study day on poetry and the visual arts as part of the AHRC network on Contemporary French Poetic Practice.
Date:
06/05/2014

Call for papers: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage

Call for papers: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage
Description
Conference on Heritage, Tourism and Traditions will take place 13-16 July 2015, Liverpool, UK. Deadline for abstracts is 15 December 2014.
Date:
01/05/2014
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