Events across the college

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the college and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with.

Birmingham Business School events

Distinguished Leaders Series: Kate Ellis

Distinguished Leaders Series: Kate Ellis
Date
26/11/2014
Location:
Room 108 University House
Description
Kate graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1987 and went on to become an engineer in the car industry before moving into the oil and gas industry where she moved through the ranks to build a highly successful and illustrious career at BP.
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences

Changing the role of Whitehall: Lord Michael Heseltine

Changing the role of Whitehall:  Lord Michael Heseltine
Date
27/11/2014
Location:
G12 Main Lecture Theatre University House Birmingham Business School
Description
The Birmingham Business School Advisory Board Guest Lecture - Changing the role of Whitehall: Lord Michael Heseltine
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences, Students
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School of Education events

Putting race back on the agenda

Date
26/11/2014
Location:
School of Education Building R19, Vaughan Jeffreys Lecture Theatre
Description
For the 2014 annual CRRE lecture, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown will discuss the need to put race back on the political and public agenda and consider why, more broadly, there is a lack of strong leadership within the field of race.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

The 2014 Priestley Lecture with the Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP

Date
27/11/2014
Location:
Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Concert Hall
Description
The speaker this year at the 2014 Priestley Lecture will be the Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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School of Government and Society events

The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: The Uses and Misuses of History

The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: The Uses and Misuses of History
Date
26/11/2014
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 121
Description
This round-table will discuss the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict - one of the most complex and protracted ethno-territorial conflicts in the post-Soviet space. It will focus on the role of historical narrative in the political discourse of all parties involved in the conflict. We will gather together scholars and policy-makers with in-depth empirical, scholarly and political experience of this turbulent region.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences, Students

The New Challenges and Choices of the South Caucasus: Between Political, Cultural and Economic Priorities

Date
27/11/2014
Location:
52 Pritchatts Road, S106
Description
Dr Denis Dvornikov will speak on the current political situation in the South Caucasus region, focussing on the new challenges linked with geopolitical integration projects such as the Eurasian Economic Union and the Iran factor as well as the situation with the region's non-recognised states (Abkhazia, South Ossetia, and Nagorno-Karabakh).
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School of Social Policy events

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