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Course inductions

All courses at the University have an induction programme delivered by the relevant department. If you have entered your course code but can't see course induction events below, please contact your School or Department for details.

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Into the Woods

Into the Woods
Date
12/02/2016 (10:00) - 12/06/2016 (17:00)
Location:
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Description
A print display that explores woodland in featured in art. Includes works by John Bernard Gilpin, Theodore Rousseau and Samuel Palmer.

Permission Taken

Permission Taken
Date
14/03/2016 (09:00) - 30/05/2016 (17:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building - Ground and First Floor Foyer (R12 on campus map)
Description
Exhibition of work by Antonio Roberts created during his 2014-15 artist residency at the University of Birmingham. Presented by Research and Cultural Collections as part of Arts & Science Festival 2016.

Picturing Shakespeare

Picturing Shakespeare
Date
22/04/2016 (09:00) - 08/09/2016 (18:00)
Location:
Muirhead Foyer, Muirhead Tower

Buried Treasures: Uncovering Hoards

Buried Treasures: Uncovering Hoards
Date
06/05/2016 (10:00) - 26/02/2017 (17:00)
Location:
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Description
Coin exhibition exploring hoards found in Britain

Empires of Emptiness: Fortresses of the Sahara and the Steppe

Empires of Emptiness: Fortresses of the Sahara and the Steppe
Date
23/05/2016 (09:00) - 21/09/2016 (17:00)
Location:
Footprint Gallery, Fusion Building, Ironbridge TF8 7LJ, Jackfield Tile Museum
Description
The Sahara comes to Ironbridge. An exhibition at Jackfield Tile Museum.

CCB Workshop: RNASeq - Beyond Galaxy

CCB Workshop: RNASeq - Beyond Galaxy
Date
25/05/2016 (09:30-12:30)
Location:
CCB Meeting & Teaching Room, Centre for Computational Biology, Haworth building

Farmers Market 25th May

Farmers Market 25th May
Date
25/05/2016 (10:00-15:00)
Location:
University Square - Chancellors Court
Description
Whether you are a member of staff, a student or simply live in the local area, take a walk onto campus for the University of Birmingham Farmer's Market and browse the 20 plus stalls offering locally sourced, fairly priced and environmentally friendly produce from top quality organic goods to seasonal fare.

Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technical Conference

Date
25 (10:00) - 26/05/2016 (17:00)
Description
This conference is the only UK technical platform and showcase for academia and industry to interact and present new trends and results to each other. 2016 will be the 3rd annual FCH2 Technical Conference hosted by the National EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fuel Cells and their Fuels, which is a collaboration between University of Birmingham, University of Nottingham, Loughborough University, University College London and Imperial College London.

Workshop: Women in Academia

Date
25/05/2016 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
University House - Room G07
Description
Speakers: Professor Meme Drumwright (Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communications, University of Texas, Austin) and Professor HW Perry (The University of Texas School of Law and the Department of Government).

'Plumbing the Aquatic Conduit for Terrestrial Carbon: How far can we get with the Riparian Zone?'

'Plumbing the Aquatic Conduit for Terrestrial Carbon: How far can we get with the Riparian Zone?'
Date
25/05/2016 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Aston Webb Building - G33
Description
Part of the School Seminar Series. Speaker: Professor Kevin Bishop, University of Uppsala - Wednesday 25 May (13:00-14:00)

Constructing Salafi Identity and Islamic Radicalisation in Ghana

Constructing Salafi Identity and Islamic Radicalisation in Ghana
Date
25/05/2016 (14:00-16:00)
Description
Seminar given by Dr Yunus Dumbe, part of the 2016 Cadbury Workshop series.

EPS Summer Lecture Series: Professor Cristina Lazzeroni's Inaugural Lecture

Date
25/05/2016 (17:15-19:00)
Location:
Lecture Theatre 117 Physics West building followed by a drinks reception in Seminar Room 1 (West 103)
Description
Beauty and Strangeness in Particle Physics

Practical Projects in Drama

Practical Projects in Drama
Date
26 (00:00) - 27/05/2016 (23:59)
Location:
George Cadbury Hall
Description
Third Year Single Honours students present for examination a short piece of drama or devised work, supported by Second Year production students.

Topics in global justice: agency, power and policy

Topics in global justice: agency, power and policy
Date
26 (09:00) - 27/05/2016 (17:00)
Location:
European Research Institute (G3 on campus map) - Lecture Room G51, University of Birmingham
Description
The second annual conference of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham.

Birmingham Liver Course

Birmingham Liver Course
Date
26 (09:30) - 27/05/2016 (13:00)
Location:
Centre for Professional Development – B1 on the Edgbaston Campus map
Description
The University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital are pleased to welcome you to the 2015 Birmingham Liver Course. During this one and a half day meeting we will cover practical and pressing issues in the management of advanced liver disease with speakers from around the country who are experts in their field. Using an interactive approach, for the third year running, we are sure this course will prove to be very popular and of interest to trainees, consultants, nurses and allied health professionals.

Freedom of Speech and Hate Speech: American and European Perspectives

Date
26/05/2016 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
University House – Room G06
Description
The Department of Marketing, Birmingham Business School would like to invite you to what promises to be a thought provoking seminar which will examine European and US perspectives on freedom of speech and hate speech. We are delighted to welcome two leading scholars who will speak about their research in this area from marketing, legal and political science perspectives.

Freedom of Speech and Hate Speech: American and European Perspectives

Date
26/05/2016 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
University House - Room G06
Description
Speakers: Dr Mona Moufahim (Durham University Business School) and Professor H W Perry (The University of Texas School of Law and the Department of Government).

Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences Seminar Series

Date
26/05/2016 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
N143 (IBR Seminar room)
Description
'Getting to grips with a slippery modification: why we should all care about adding fats to proteins'

How Pot (and other recreational drugs) Can Cure Racism

How Pot (and other recreational drugs) Can Cure Racism
Date
26/05/2016 (16:45-18:15)
Location:
European Research Institute - Digital Humanities Hub (G3 on campus map)
Description
Carl Hart delivers the public lecture of the 2016 Global Justice conference.

Changing Europe: Should Britain stay in the European Union?

Changing Europe: Should Britain stay in the European Union?
Date
26/05/2016 (18:30-20:00)
Location:
Library of Birmingham (Room 101)
Description
This panel debate, chaired by Dr. Isabelle Hertner (University of Birmingham), will look at the issues around the forthcoming EU referendum and the potential implications of both outcomes.It is open to the public and free to attend.

Birmingham speaker series at Hay Festival 2016

Birmingham speaker series at Hay Festival 2016
Date
27/05/2016 (00:01) - 05/06/2016 (23:59)
Location:
Hay Festival
Description
Public talks from leading academics.

Scrutiny in Challenging Times

Date
27/05/2016 (09:30-16:30)
Location:
Edgbaston Campus
Description
This event will be a great benefit to officers who support the scrutiny function either solely or in part. It may also interest elected Members involved in overview and scrutiny.

Curious Beauty

Curious Beauty
Date
27/05/2016 (10:00) - 04/09/2016 (17:00)
Location:
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Description
A print display exploring works of Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot

"The Prince" Among Men: Bismarck, the Psychology of Realism, and International Relations

Date
27/05/2016 (12:00-13:30)
Location:
Muirhead Tower, room 420
Description
Speaker: Professor Brian Rathbun (University of Southern California)

Chernobyl 30 Years On

Chernobyl 30 Years On
Date
27/05/2016 (17:30-18:30)
Location:
Hay Festival
Description
Frank Uekotter speaking at the Hay Festival.

Final Year Recitalists

Final Year Recitalists
Date
31/05/2016 (10:00) - 03/06/2016 (19:00)
Description
The Department of Music opens its doors to the public for three days of short solo recitals by final year students.

Thailand June 2016

Date
01 (00:01) - 08/06/2016 (23:59)
Location:
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Transnational Feminist Ethics

Transnational Feminist Ethics
Date
01/06/2016 (09:30-17:00)
Location:
Michael Tippet Meeting Room in Staff House
Description
Serene Khader, the Jay Newman Chair in the Philosophy of Culture at Brooklyn College, City University of New York will discuss with a group of external and internal researchers, her next book, tentatively titled 'Transnational Feminist Ethics'.

Law in the Time of Cholera

Law in the Time of Cholera
Date
01/06/2016 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Hay Festival
Description
Rosa Freedman and Nicolas Lemay Herbert speaking at the Hay Festival.

Hay Festival - Law in the Time of Cholera

Date
01/06/2016 (10:00)
Location:
Oxfam Moot
Description
Law in the Time of Cholera: Resolving the Dispute between Haiti and the United Nations - University of Birmingham Series. UN peacekeepers are bound, at the very least, to do no harm. But what happens when the peacekeepers bring untold suffering to those they are sent to protect? In 2010 a contingent of Nepalese peacekeepers brought cholera into Haiti, a country where the disease had not existed for more than 100 years. More than 800,000 people have been infected and more than 9,000 have died. Yet no remedies have been made available to the victims, and the UN has relied on legal immunity to resist any claims being brought to court. Freedman and Lemay-Hebert are Senior Lecturers at Birmingham University's Law School and International Development Department.

CCB Seminar - Dr Nizar Batada

CCB Seminar - Dr Nizar Batada
Date
01/06/2016 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
CCB Meeting & Teaching Room Haworth Building
Description
CCB Seminar

Shaping Muslim Identities in West Africa, Past and Present

Shaping Muslim Identities in West Africa, Past and Present
Date
01/06/2016 (14:00-16:00)
Description
Seminar given by Professor Louis Brenner, part of the 2016 Cadbury Workshop series.

Inaugural Lecture Series: "The Uses of History: Engaging with Medicine's Past"

Inaugural Lecture Series: "The Uses of History: Engaging with Medicine's Past"
Date
01/06/2016 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre Medical School Edgbaston Campus
Description
The College is pleased to welcome Professor Jonathan Reinarz, Professor of the History of Medicine, Institute of Applied Health Research, to deliver a lecture as part of our inaugural lecture series.

A Reading of Macbeth, Macbeth

A Reading of Macbeth, Macbeth
Date
01/06/2016 (17:30-18:30)
Location:
Hay Festival
Description
Ewan Fernie, Simon Palfrey and Tom de Freston speaking at the Hay Festival.

The Global Middle East in the Age of Speed

The Global Middle East in the Age of Speed
Date
02 (09:00) - 03/06/2016 (17:00)
Location:
Hornton Grange, 53 Edgbaston Park Road, Edgbaston, B15 2TT
Description
A transformative technology, automobility in its various incarnations globalized unevenly after World War One, altering a variety of social practices and inflecting the wider dynamics of production and consumption. From new roads, production lines and showrooms, to traffic jams, garages, advertisements, car accidents, joy riders, and (counter-) insurgency techniques - to name just a few phenomena - motorized vehicles and the conditions they provoked altered conceptions of time, senses of place or authenticity, and the production of space. This workshop seeks to explore a major gap in the historical literature on the Middle East and will so do not simply within the discipline of history but will draw upon expertise from Geography, African Studies, Anthropology, and Civil Engineering.

The global Middle East in the age of speed

The global Middle East in the age of speed
Date
02 (09:00) - 03/06/2016 (17:00)
Description
This workshop seeks to explore a major gap in the historical literature on the Middle East and will draw upon expertise from Geography, African Studies, Anthropology, and Civil Engineering.

Is the UK more secure inside or outside the European Union?

Date
02/06/2016 (18:00-19:30)
Location:
G15, Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham
Description
The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security at the University of Birmingham is hosting an event on 2nd June to discuss how the results of the referendum vote on 23rd June could impact on UK and international security.

Playwrights' Workshop

Playwrights' Workshop
Date
03/06/2016 (00:00-23:59)
Location:
George Cadbury Hall
Description
Staged readings of extracts from the work of playwrights on MRes in Playwriting Studies. See the next generation of playwrights in action.

Transformations of statehood in 20th-21st century Central Europe

Transformations of statehood in 20th-21st century Central Europe
Date
03/06/2016 (09:00-13:00)
Location:
Danford Room, Room 224, 2nd Floor, Arts Building (R16)
Description
A workshop examining the effect of transformations of sovereignty, power and territory on Central European societies in the 20th-21st centuries

ESRC seminar - The Welfare State in the Post(?)-Crisis Landscape

Date
03/06/2016 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
Kings College London
Description
This workshop will explore the extent to which a basic function that hitherto has been assigned to the welfare state – the function of social reproduction – can serve as an analytical site to explore the interconnections between these seemingly complex, intersecting and multiple dimensions of European crisis.

Cheating, corruption, and sport

Cheating, corruption, and sport
Date
03/06/2016 (09:30-18:00)
Location:
European Research Institute, Lecture Theatre G51, University of Birmingham
Description
With the Rio 2016 Olympic Games approaching, can we be sure that the events we watch will be fair and that the performances we admire will be authentic? Can we trust the organisers? Can we trust the athletes?

Speaking Shakespeare in the English-Speaking Cinema

Speaking Shakespeare in the English-Speaking Cinema
Date
03/06/2016 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Hay Festival
Description
Russell Jackson speaking at the Hay Festival.

Redefining the Margins: Seeing the Unseen in the Eastern Mediterranean

Redefining the Margins: Seeing the Unseen in the Eastern Mediterranean
Date
04/06/2016 (09:00-17:30)
Location:
Westmere House (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
17th Annual CBOMGS Postgraduate Colloquium

Alumni Gathering - Madrid

Alumni Gathering - Madrid
Date
04/06/2016 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Madrid

Alumni Gathering - Jakarta

Date
04/06/2016 (19:00-21:00)
Location:
Jakarta

Hot Off The Press

Hot Off The Press
Date
04/06/2016 (20:30-21:30)
Location:
Hay Festival
Description
John Holmes, Michaela Mahlberg and Will Tattersdill speaking at the Hay Festival.

Millennium Own Goals?

Millennium Own Goals?
Date
05/06/2016 (17:30-18:30)
Location:
Hay Festival
Description
Scott Wisor speaking at the Hay Festival.

Future of Social Housing

Date
06/06/2016 (09:00-17:30)
Location:
Birmingham, International Convention Centre
Description
The Housing and Communities Research Group, together with Housing and Care 21, are holding a seminar entitled 'Future of Social Housing'.

MADCAT/PERCAT - Careers Exhibition

Date
06/06/2016 (09:30-15:00)
Location:
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre, Wolfson Common Room

Chamber Ensembles

Chamber Ensembles
Date
06/06/2016 (13:00)
Location:
The Dome, Bramall Music Building
Description
In this concert, a selection of chamber music groups perform repertoire they have been working on over the summer term.

Summer Festival of Music

Summer Festival of Music
Date
06 (13:00) - 17/06/2016 (23:59)
Location:
Various venues throughout Birmingham
Description
This year the Summer Festival includes three performances of Britten's The Beggar's Opera, plus a variety of vocal, jazz and chamber music concerts in The Bramall, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts and venues across the city.

Drones as Air Proscription? The case of South Arabia and Yemen in comparative perspective

Drones as Air Proscription? The case of South Arabia and Yemen in comparative perspective
Date
06/06/2016 (16:00-17:30)
Location:
Muirhead Tower Room 417
Description
Speaker: Clive Jones, Durham University.

Stratford Residential

Stratford Residential
Date
07 (10:00) - 09/06/2016 (16:00)
Location:
Shakespeare Institute - Mason Croft - Church St - Stratford-upon-Avon - CV37 6HP
Description
This three-day study residential for BA English students will be held at the University of Birmingham's Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon.

SESAME: A Bright Hope for the Middle East

SESAME: A Bright Hope for the Middle East
Date
07/06/2016 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Physics Lecture Theatre 117
Description
SESAME (Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East) is a 'third-generation' synchrotron light source under construction in Allan (Jordan). It will be the Middle East's first major international research centre. Members of SESAME are Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, the Palestinian Authority, and Turkey.In this talk Professors Llewellyn-Smith and Rabinovici will discuss the development of this inspiring and ground breaking venture.

EU Referendum and health policy: A debate

EU Referendum and health policy: A debate
Date
07/06/2016 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
Main Lecture Theatre G12 Business School
Description
This event will offer the chance to debate the ways in which the EU is shaping the NHS.

String Theory: Objectives, Challenges and Magic

String Theory: Objectives, Challenges and Magic
Date
07/06/2016 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
Physics Lecture Theatre 117
Description
In this lecture Professor Rabinovici (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) will describe the spirit behind the quest for a simple theory of nature, the ideas which have been validated by nature and those which wait to be discovered or refuted; he will describe some of the amazing and unexpected properties which seem to have a touch of magic that have been the outcome of this research.

Jazz Collective

Jazz Collective
Date
07/06/2016 (20:00)
Location:
The Lounge, Bristol Road, Selly Oak
Description
An eclectic mix of student jazz groups take over Selly Oak's student hotspot, The Lounge, for an evening of Trad, Cool, Swing and American Songbook classics.

Management of DVT and Pulmonary Embolism within primary care

Date
08/06/2016 (09:00-16:45)
Location:
Centre for Professional Development – B1 on the Edgbaston Campus map
Description
To provide knowledge of the diagnosis and management of Deep Vein Thrombosis within a primary cares setting and to give information on the major developments surrounding VTE prevention for patients admitted to hospital and why it is relevant in primary care.

Crime and Control Ethnography Symposium 2016

Crime and Control Ethnography Symposium 2016
Date
08 (09:30) - 09/06/2016 (17:00)
Description
The symposium will consider all issues related to crime, criminal justice and beyond.

Advancing the Growth Potential of Minority Led Businesses; Addressing the Management & Leadership Gap

Date
08/06/2016 (10:00-14:00)
Location:
Horton Grange
Description
This workshop is organised by leading members of the Enterprise & Diversity Alliance (EDA) in conjunction with SFEDI and Natwest Bank and will explore how to bridge the management and leadership gap in ethnic minority and female owned businesses. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Exploring teachers' beliefs about dyslexia and inclusive practice: a cross-cultural study in North West England and Cyprus

Date
08/06/2016 (12:30-13:30)
Location:
Room 107, School of Education (Building R19)
Description
Research in Progress (RIPS) seminar

Raise your Academic profile: How to contribute effectively to media channels

Date
08/06/2016 (13:30-14:30)
Location:
University House - Room 205
Description
Hosted by Professor Isabelle Szmigin this session is open to all academics and aims to increase your knowledge and confidence when using media channels for your research promotion and current affairs commentary.

Commemorations of the birth of Prophet Muhammad or Mawlid in northern Ivory Coast: between reislamisation, socialization and political legitimacy

Commemorations of the birth of Prophet Muhammad or Mawlid in northern Ivory Coast: between reislamisation, socialization and political legitimacy
Date
08/06/2016 (14:00-16:00)
Description
Seminar given by Dr Issouf Binaté, part of the 2016 Cadbury Workshop series.

'The Love of Strangers: What Six Muslim Students Learned in Jane Austen's London'

'The Love of Strangers: What Six Muslim Students Learned in Jane Austen's London'
Date
08/06/2016 (17:00-18:00)
Location:
Barber Institute - Lecture Theatre (R14 on campus map)
Description
In 1815, the first Muslim students ever to study in Europe landed in Great Yarmouth. Over the next four years, they immersed themselves in Jane Austen's England as part of their mission to understand the industrial revolution taking place beyond the hedgerows of Pemberley. This richly-illustrated lecture is presented by IAS Distinguished Visiting Fellow Professor Nile Green and is based on his book 'The Love of Strangers', a New York Times Editors' Choice.

EPS Societies' Awards 2016

EPS Societies' Awards 2016
Date
08/06/2016 (19:00-23:00)
Location:
Great Hall - Aston Webb Building
Description
The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences hosts 24 student societies covering all disciplines and all Schools. Each does fantastic work to promote careers opportunities, industrial visits, guest speakers and of course social events. These Awards act as a reminder of the hard work and dedication undertaken by students to make the University a better, more vibrant place to study and play.

Brass Band and Saxophone Ensembles

Brass Band and Saxophone Ensembles
Date
08/06/2016 (19:30)
Location:
Elgar Concer Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Students from across the University shake off all memories of the exam period with an evening of popular works and arrangements for brass band and for saxophone choir.

Get to the back of the Bus! Images of Orthodox Jewish women in the US, England and Canada

Get to the back of the Bus! Images of Orthodox Jewish women in the US, England and Canada
Date
08/06/2016 (19:30-21:30)
Location:
European Research Institute (ERI) (G3 on map), Room G51
Description
Lecture given by Karen Skinazi as part of a series on Orthodox Jewish women in contemporary culture.

Cumulative Culture Conference

Cumulative Culture Conference
Date
09 (09:00) - 10/06/2016 (17:00)
Location:
University of Birmingham
Description
Three researchers from the School of Psychology – PhD students Elisa Bandini and Eva Reindl, and Birmingham Fellow Dr Claudio Tennie – will be hosting a two-day interdisciplinary conference at the University of Birmingham on 9 and 10 June 2016 on the topic 'When and How does Cumulative Culture Emerge?'

Page, Stage and Screen

Page, Stage and Screen
Date
09 (11:00) - 11/06/2016 (18:00)
Description
For three days, The Other Place will host an array of exciting free-entry public events including theatre performances, workshops, literature walks, film screenings and roundtable discussions withartists and authors.

Poor Tom

Poor Tom
Date
09 (11:00) - 11/06/2016 (18:00)
Location:
Michel-Saint Denis Rehearsal Room, The Other Place
Description
An installation of paintings by Creative Fellow Tom de Freston.

Lunchtime Lecture: Beatrix Potter's Mycology Masterpieces

Date
09/06/2016 (12:30-13:30)
Location:
Winterbourne House and Garden
Description
Lunchtime lecture on Beatrix Potter's drawings of mushrooms.

Screening of film students' showreel

Screening of film students' showreel
Date
09/06/2016 (13:00-19:00)
Location:
The Other Place exhibition area
Description
Screening of MA Film and Television: Research and Production students work.

Carers Research Network Launch Event

Date
09/06/2016 (13:00-16:00)
Location:
Muirhead Tower - Room 714/5
Description
This event will launch the Carers Network and identify its themes, goals and future work. The event is open to all those who are interested in the project. We welcome carers and former carers who may want to be involved in future research, promotion and awareness of carers' issues.

Let's talk about the Demands of Beauty

Let's talk about the Demands of Beauty
Date
09/06/2016 (14:00-18:00)
Location:
28 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JS, Nuffield Council on Bioethics

The Zine Factory

The Zine Factory
Date
09/06/2016 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Studio Theatre, The Other Place
Description
Family art workshop. Join award-winning artist and illustrator Carol Adlam and University of Birmingham Creative Fellow Helen Cross for an afternoon of visual storytelling.

Speech Bubbles

Speech Bubbles
Date
09/06/2016 (17:00-18:00)
Location:
The Other Place Studio Theatre
Description
Join us to discover more about graphic novels from their artists - discussing the exciting state of the art form now, share how to find stories, create characters and illustrate with wit and flair.

Film Screening: The Last Metro

Film Screening: The Last Metro
Date
09/06/2016 (19:00)
Location:
Westmere House
Description
Join us to watch The Last Metro, introduced by Dr Kate Ince, Reader in French Film and Gender Studies.

On Adaptation - with Jonathan Coe and Helen Cross

On Adaptation - with Jonathan Coe and Helen Cross
Date
09/06/2016 (19:00-21:00)
Location:
The Other Place Studio Theatre
Description
Round table on adaptation to stage and screen.

All the World's a Stage: Court, Patrons & Writers in Shakespeare's Circle

All the World's a Stage: Court, Patrons & Writers in Shakespeare's Circle
Date
10/06/2016 (10:00) - 25/09/2016 (17:00)
Location:
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Description
This exhibition features Elizabethan and Jacobean portraits of the court, patrons & Writers in Shakespeare's Circle

Enhancing Rigour in Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods in Business Studies

Date
10/06/2016 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
University House - Room 106
Description
Speakers: Prof. Pervez N. Ghauri & Dr. Agnieszka Chidlow.

Screening of film students' showreel

Screening of film students' showreel
Date
10/06/2016 (11:00-19:00)
Location:
The Other Place exhibition area
Description
Screening of MA Film and Television: Research and Production students work.

miniBEAST

miniBEAST
Date
10/06/2016 (13:10)
Location:
The Dome, Bramall Music Building
Description
Student composers present their most recent works for the BEASTdome sound system in this informal lunchtime concert.

Macbeth, Macbeth

Macbeth, Macbeth
Date
10/06/2016 (17:30-18:30)
Location:
Michel-Saint Denis Rehearsal Room, The Other Place
Description
Professor Ewan Fernie (Shakespeare Institute, UoB), Professor Simon Palfrey (Oxford) and Tom de Freston (artist and UoB Creative Fellow) launch their pioneering new book.

Ideas People: creative performance

Ideas People: creative performance
Date
10/06/2016 (19:30-21:30)
Location:
The Other Place Studio Theatre
Description
A contemporary selection from the leading undergraduate programme in the UK.

Screening of film students' showreel

Screening of film students' showreel
Date
11/06/2016 (10:00-18:00)
Location:
The Other Place exhibition area
Description
Screening of MA Film and Television: Research and Production students work

Plots to Plenty in association with the Black Country Living Museum

Date
11/06/2016 (11:00-16:00)
Location:
Black Country Living Museum
Description
Historic gardening techniques at the Black Country Living Museum.

Playwrights' Workshop

Playwrights' Workshop
Date
11/06/2016 (14:00-16:15)
Location:
The Other Place Studio Theatre
Description
Extracts from the plays of four new playwrights on the Masters' Playwriting Studies course.

Walking Writing Workshop with Helen Cross

Walking Writing Workshop with Helen Cross
Date
11/06/2016 (14:30-16:00)
Location:
The Other Place
Description
Create new poems and stories on foot, as you follow your thoughts along the riverbank and through the Stratford streets.

The Birmingham Proms

The Birmingham Proms
Date
11/06/2016 (18:00-22:30)

Birmingham Proms in Chancellor's Court

Birmingham Proms in Chancellor's Court
Date
11/06/2016 (19:30)
Location:
Chancellor's Court
Description
The University of Birmingham hosts the first Birmingham Proms - a free outdoor evening concert for the whole community which will culminate in a spectacular firework display.

The Beggar's Opera

The Beggar's Opera
Date
12 (15:00) - 15/06/2016 (22:00)
Location:
Barber Concert Hall - Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Description
A talented student cast from the University of Birmingham present an innovative original interpretation of Britten's work, combining opera, musical theatre and cabaret.

UoB Music Society Wind Band and Nottingham University Wind Orchestra

UoB Music Society Wind Band and Nottingham University Wind Orchestra
Date
12/06/2016 (19:30)
Location:
The Great Hall - Trent Building - Notthingham University
Description
The Music Society Wind Band and the Nottingham University Wind Orchestra present an evening of original works and popular arrangements in the Nottingham University Great Hall.

Anticoagulation Management in Primary Care

Anticoagulation Management in Primary Care
Date
13 (09:00) - 15/06/2016 (17:00)
Location:
Centre for Professional Development – B1 on the Edgbaston Campus map
Description
This 3 day course aims to enable autonomous practice in dealing with fundamental and more complex problems of oral anticoagulation management.

A Warning for Fair Women

A Warning for Fair Women
Date
13/06/2016 (10:30-13:30)
Location:
Shakespeare Institute - Mason Croft - Church St - Stratford-upon-Avon - CV37 6HP
Description
A reading of the play as part of the Shakespeare Institute Thomas Dekker marathon 2016.

The Shoemakers' Holiday

The Shoemakers' Holiday
Date
13/06/2016 (14:30-17:30)
Location:
Shakespeare Institute - Mason Croft - Church St - Stratford-upon-Avon - CV37 6HP
Description
A reading of the play as part of the Shakespeare Institute Thomas Dekker marathon 2016.

Pentecostalism, the Body, and Embodiment

Pentecostalism, the Body, and Embodiment
Date
14/06/2016 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Metallurgy and Materials building (G6 on the university campus map), Room GC13
Description
A presentation by one of the foremost sociological scholars of Pentecostalism on the relationship of religion and the body with key methodological and theoretical insights for researching the contemporary renewal movements.

Old Fortunatus

Old Fortunatus
Date
14/06/2016 (14:30-17:30)
Location:
Shakespeare Institute - Mason Croft - Church St - Stratford-upon-Avon - CV37 6HP
Description
A reading of the play as part of the Shakespeare Institute Thomas Dekker marathon 2016.

Patient Grissil

Patient Grissil
Date
14/06/2016 (19:30-22:30)
Location:
Shakespeare Institute - Mason Croft - Church St - Stratford-upon-Avon - CV37 6HP
Description
A reading of the play as part of the Shakespeare Institute Thomas Dekker marathon 2016.

CHASM Annual Conference and Advisory Board Meeting

Date
15/06/2016 (00:00)
Location:
Euston, Friends Meeting House, London
Description
CHASM Annual Conference and Advisory Board meeting, 15 June, 2016.

RSA North America Conference: Cities and Regions: Managing Growth and Change

Date
15 (09:00) - 17/06/2016 (17:00)
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology
Description
The study "Changes in manufacturing jobs in fast growing regions. Evidence from the EU-15 labour markets" co-authored by Dr. Mariachiara Barzotto and Prof. Lisa De Propris will be presented in Labour Markets in Cities and Regions Research Track at the Regional Studies Association 2nd North America Conference.
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