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

Explaining identification with relatively low-prestige collectives: A study of Nascar fans

Explaining identification with relatively low-prestige collectives: A study of Nascar fans

Date
Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Location:
University House - Room 204
Description
Speaker: Prof Kimberley D. Elsbach (University of California). A study of why fans identified with the relatively low prestige collective known as NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) — a US-based organization for automobile racing.
Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Date
Saturday 12th September 2015
Description
Our undergraduate open days give you the perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.
Categories:
Open Day
West Midlands Powerhouse breakfast debate

West Midlands Powerhouse breakfast debate

Date
Thursday 17th September 2015
Location:
Alpha Tower, Queensway, Suffolk Street
Description
On the morning of 17 September, Professor Simon Collinson, Dean of Birmingham Business School, will be opening a debate to discuss devolution to the West Midlands Powerhouse. This event will precede the inaugural City-REDI workshop to explore the topic Beyond Policy Silos: Regional Transformation, Growth and Competitiveness.
Categories:
Research

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School of Education events

Community Day 2015

Date
Sunday 6th September 2015
Description
The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues invites you to take part in a 90 minute workshop with Birmingham's BMOS Musical Theatre Company as part of the 2015 Community Day at the University of Birmingham.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Performance, Social Sciences

Getting over 'nature vs nurture' in education

Date
Tuesday 10th November 2015
Location:
Room TBA, University of Birmingham
Description
This ESRC Festival of Social Science workshop shares research that brings together current ideas from genetics and social science to re-think how we make sense of children and young people and their experiences of learning.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Whose War? Whose Memory? Teaching the First World War in International Perspective

Date
Thursday 19th November 2015
Location:
Muirhead 417
Description
For this event, we will be joined by Professor Eckhardt Fuchs (TU Braunschweig), Dr Catriona Pennell (University of Exeter), and Peter Glasgow (Peace Pledge Union).
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

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School of Government and Society events

Germany's Confrontation with the Holocaust in a Global Context

Germany's Confrontation with the Holocaust in a Global Context

Date
Monday 7th - Sunday 13th September 2015
Location:
Fusion Gallery, Jackfield Tile Museum
Description
Germany's Confrontation with the Holocaust in a Global Context explores the way Germany has being trying, since the end of the Second World War, to face up to its responsibility for the horrific crimes of the Holocaust.
Categories:
Exhibitions
Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Date
Saturday 12th September 2015
Description
Our Undergraduate Open Days offer you the perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current undergraduates and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham. You will be able to tour the campus and accommodation, and speak to us about everything from our courses, finance, support services, careers, sports and much much more.
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
Executive Programme in Strategic Commissioning (5 day course)

Executive Programme in Strategic Commissioning (5 day course)

Date
Monday 5th October 2015
Location:
Edgbaston Campus
Description
05-07 October, 02, 03 November 2015. This Executive Programme in Strategic Commissioning focuses directly on the current challenge of coping with public service funding cuts at a time of rising service needs and expectations.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences, Teaching

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School of Social Policy events

Forthcoming events to be confirmed

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