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Empires of Emptiness video interview

Empires of Emptiness video interview
Description
Dr Berny Sèbe introduces the exhibition Empires of Emptiness: Fortresses of the Sahara & the Steppe as part of the wider AHRC funded project Outposts of Conquest.
Date:
03/05/2016

Drama ranked first in the Complete University Guide 2017

Drama ranked first in the Complete University Guide 2017
Description
The University of Birmingham has been ranked number one in the UK for Drama in The Complete University Guide 2017.
Date:
29/04/2016

Shakespeare face to face

Shakespeare face to face
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris reports on the anniversary celebrations in Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Date:
28/04/2016

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

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
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