Events

Shakespeare All Around Us

Shakespeare All Around Us

Dates
Saturday 11 December 2021 (14:30-17:00)
Location
Royal shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
DHM2021Training2
8Dec

Digital Accessibility Training

Dates
Wednesday 8 December 2021 (14:00-15:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Come along for some Top Tips and Easy Wins for making your teaching more accessible.
Weatherland
8Dec

Arts of the Air: an evening of words, paintings and histories (event cancelled)

Dates
Wednesday 8 December 2021 (18:30-20:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Take your seat for an illustrated talk and anthology of readings woven together by Alexandra Harris and explore some of the very different ways in which air has been perceived and represented in Britain.
Event-Poster-600x900
11Dec

Shakespeare All Around Us

Dates
Saturday 11 December 2021 (14:30-17:00)
Location
Royal shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
Description
The MA Shakespeare and Creativity students from the Shakespeare Institute would like to invite everybody to a free theatrical event celebrating Stratford-Upon-Avon and Shakespeare on Saturday 11 December at 14:30.
Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) (1)
13Dec

Introduction to Intellectual Property

Dates
Monday 13 December 2021 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online
Description
For University of Birmingham academics and researchers. Join our specialist speaker Dr Chris Moore of HGF Intellectual Property Specialists, for this informative
Student sketchbook 1
13Dec

Success is a journey not a destination

Dates
Monday 13 December 2021 (10:00) - Wednesday 23 February 2022 (17:00)
Description
Students at King Edward VI High School for Girls have observed artefacts in the Lapworth Museum and produced work in a range of media.This exhibition celebrates process rather than outcome.
14Dec

Dreams of Birds Flying in the Sky

Dates
Tuesday 14 December 2021 (00:00)
Location
Block 2 Academic City, Dubai Campus
Description
This in person event will be held on the Dubai campus and invites the community to come out for a screening of a new documentary made as a part of a University of Birmingham research grant.
15Dec

Demystifying Disability and Careers

Dates
Wednesday 15 December 2021 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online
Description
Hear from two alumni that will talk about hidden disabilities and their experience of developing their career.
watercolour pic-lapworth
16Dec

Crafted in Time: Watercolour Workshop

Dates
Thursday 16 December 2021 (18:00-20:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Artist Mita Solanky will lead a creative watercolour workshop within the inspiring galleries of the Lapworth Museum.
18Dec

Chronic Breathlessness Dance Workshop

Dates
Saturday 18 December 2021 (11:00-12:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Sian Williams leads this mixed dance sessions, specially designed for people living with long term breathlessness.
richard- lilford
12Jan

The inaugural lecture of Professor Richard Lilford

Dates
Wednesday 12 January 2022 (16:30-17:30)
Location
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Medical School, B1 on Edgbaston Campus Map
Description
Professor Lilford will describe his involvement in trials over the last half-century and explain why current statistical philosophy is a poor guide to the design and analysis of trials.
Medici Logo-Cropped-300x300
12Jan

Medici2022

Dates
Wednesday 12 January (09:00) - Wednesday 6 April 2022 (17:00)
Location
Edgbaston Park Hotel 53 Edgbaston Park Road Birmingham B15 2RS
Description
The Medici programme will give you the business skills, knowledge and confidence you need to engage
mcnally-alan-2018
2Feb

The inaugural lecture of Professor Alan McNally

Dates
Wednesday 2 February 2022 (16:30-17:30)
Location
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Medical School, B1 on Edgbaston Campus Map
Description
In this lecture, Professor McNally will talk about his career path and his prominent role in the UK's Covid testing efforts.
vincent-levinus-315
2Feb

Who are the Audiences for Early Modern History?

Dates
Wednesday 2 February 2022 (17:00-18:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
A roundtable to question who the audiences are for early modern history and how can they be further broadened and engaged.
wilson-al-315
2Feb

Professor Alastair Wilson Inaugural Lecture

Dates
Wednesday 2 February 2022 (17:30-19:15)
Location
Arts Building - Main Lecture Theatre - 1st Floor (R16 on campus map)
Description
Professor Alistair Wilson Inaugural Lecture - Ways and Whys
BCLM Forging Ahead render-315
9Feb

Reflections on 'Forging Ahead' at the Black Country Living Museum

Dates
Wednesday 9 February 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Researchers Simon Briercliffe and Elizabeth Thomson will be joining us from the Black Country Living Museum to reflect on the ways in which their research has contributed to the 'Forging Ahead' project at the Museum.
16Feb

Researching Black British Histories

Dates
Wednesday 16 February 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Postgraduate researchers Saffron East (History, UCL), Sue Lemos (History, Warwick), and Montaz Marche (History, Birmingham) will be joining us to discuss their current research on Black British histories.
moonlight
17Feb

MOONLIGHT: Screening Black Queer Youth

Dates
Thursday 17 February (17:00) - Thursday 17 November 2022 (20:00)
Location
The Carroll - Muirhead Tower (G15) - University of Birmingham
Description
Guest lecture and screening of Moonlight (2016, dir. Barry Jenkins) with Dr Maria Flood (Liverpool).
Janiform_aryballos_Louvre_CA987-315
23Feb

Roundtable on Classics and 'the Other'

Dates
Wednesday 23 February 2022 (16:00-17:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Roundtable to discuss how the relationship between Classics and social and political identities and national cultures has recently been much debated
Albrecht_Dürer_-_Melencolia_I-315
9Mar

Historical Understandings of Mental Illness

Dates
Wednesday 9 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Emily Betz (History, St Andrews), Angus Gowland (History, UCL), Leonard Smith (Applied Health Research, Birmingham) and Erin Sullivan (Shakespeare Institute, Birmingham) will be joining us for a roundtable discussion
Johannes_Eckstein_-_John_Freeth_and_his_Circle-315
23Mar

Midlands and Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century and Today

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Jo-Ann Curtis (Birmingham Museums Trust), Jane Gallagher (Ironbridge Gorge Museums), Duncan Frankis (Newman University) and Manu Sehgal (University of Birmingham) will be joining us for a roundtable discussion
Dilemma - Dino Caruna-315
30Mar

Immersive Practices and Experimental Worlds: A Comparative Ethnography

Dates
Wednesday 30 March 2022 (15:00-16:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
David Berliner (Laboratoire d'Anthropologie des Mondes Contemporains, Université Libre de Bruxelles) will be joining us to discuss his work on 'Immersive Practices and Experimental Worlds: A Comparative Ethnography'.
George_Orwell_press_photo-315
12Apr

Critical Orwell: an online conference

Dates
Tuesday 12 April (00:00) - Thursday 14 April 2022 (00:00)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
This online conference hosted by the University of Birmingham is on George Orwell's writing, life, politics, and legacies.
commonwealth-games-315
27Apr

The Commonwealth Games: A Roundtable Discussion

Dates
Wednesday 27 April 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Roundtable discussion on the meaning(s) of the Commonwealth Games through time (past, present, future) and how this relates to conversations about citizenship, race, and belonging in the shadow of the British empire.
Raising Icarus-315
28Apr

Raising Icarus

Dates
Thursday 28 April (19:30) - Saturday 30 April 2022 (21:30)
Location
The Rep
Description
RAISING ICARUS is a new chamber opera which breaks open the ancient myth to reveal its contemporary, psychological heart - how parental expectation and aspiration risk doing harm to our children.
Event-Poster-600x900
11Dec

Shakespeare All Around Us

Dates
Saturday 11 December 2021 (14:30-17:00)
Location
Royal shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
Description
The MA Shakespeare and Creativity students from the Shakespeare Institute would like to invite everybody to a free theatrical event celebrating Stratford-Upon-Avon and Shakespeare on Saturday 11 December at 14:30.
Raising Icarus-315
28Apr

Raising Icarus

Dates
Thursday 28 April (19:30) - Saturday 30 April 2022 (21:30)
Location
The Rep
Description
RAISING ICARUS is a new chamber opera which breaks open the ancient myth to reveal its contemporary, psychological heart - how parental expectation and aspiration risk doing harm to our children.
Weatherland
8Dec

Arts of the Air: an evening of words, paintings and histories (event cancelled)

Dates
Wednesday 8 December 2021 (18:30-20:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Take your seat for an illustrated talk and anthology of readings woven together by Alexandra Harris and explore some of the very different ways in which air has been perceived and represented in Britain.
Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) (1)
13Dec

Introduction to Intellectual Property

Dates
Monday 13 December 2021 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online
Description
For University of Birmingham academics and researchers. Join our specialist speaker Dr Chris Moore of HGF Intellectual Property Specialists, for this informative
watercolour pic-lapworth
16Dec

Crafted in Time: Watercolour Workshop

Dates
Thursday 16 December 2021 (18:00-20:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Artist Mita Solanky will lead a creative watercolour workshop within the inspiring galleries of the Lapworth Museum.
18Dec

Chronic Breathlessness Dance Workshop

Dates
Saturday 18 December 2021 (11:00-12:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Sian Williams leads this mixed dance sessions, specially designed for people living with long term breathlessness.
richard- lilford
12Jan

The inaugural lecture of Professor Richard Lilford

Dates
Wednesday 12 January 2022 (16:30-17:30)
Location
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Medical School, B1 on Edgbaston Campus Map
Description
Professor Lilford will describe his involvement in trials over the last half-century and explain why current statistical philosophy is a poor guide to the design and analysis of trials.
mcnally-alan-2018
2Feb

The inaugural lecture of Professor Alan McNally

Dates
Wednesday 2 February 2022 (16:30-17:30)
Location
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Medical School, B1 on Edgbaston Campus Map
Description
In this lecture, Professor McNally will talk about his career path and his prominent role in the UK's Covid testing efforts.
vincent-levinus-315
2Feb

Who are the Audiences for Early Modern History?

Dates
Wednesday 2 February 2022 (17:00-18:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
A roundtable to question who the audiences are for early modern history and how can they be further broadened and engaged.
wilson-al-315
2Feb

Professor Alastair Wilson Inaugural Lecture

Dates
Wednesday 2 February 2022 (17:30-19:15)
Location
Arts Building - Main Lecture Theatre - 1st Floor (R16 on campus map)
Description
Professor Alistair Wilson Inaugural Lecture - Ways and Whys
BCLM Forging Ahead render-315
9Feb

Reflections on 'Forging Ahead' at the Black Country Living Museum

Dates
Wednesday 9 February 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Researchers Simon Briercliffe and Elizabeth Thomson will be joining us from the Black Country Living Museum to reflect on the ways in which their research has contributed to the 'Forging Ahead' project at the Museum.
16Feb

Researching Black British Histories

Dates
Wednesday 16 February 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Postgraduate researchers Saffron East (History, UCL), Sue Lemos (History, Warwick), and Montaz Marche (History, Birmingham) will be joining us to discuss their current research on Black British histories.
Janiform_aryballos_Louvre_CA987-315
23Feb

Roundtable on Classics and 'the Other'

Dates
Wednesday 23 February 2022 (16:00-17:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Roundtable to discuss how the relationship between Classics and social and political identities and national cultures has recently been much debated
Albrecht_Dürer_-_Melencolia_I-315
9Mar

Historical Understandings of Mental Illness

Dates
Wednesday 9 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Emily Betz (History, St Andrews), Angus Gowland (History, UCL), Leonard Smith (Applied Health Research, Birmingham) and Erin Sullivan (Shakespeare Institute, Birmingham) will be joining us for a roundtable discussion
Johannes_Eckstein_-_John_Freeth_and_his_Circle-315
23Mar

Midlands and Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century and Today

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Jo-Ann Curtis (Birmingham Museums Trust), Jane Gallagher (Ironbridge Gorge Museums), Duncan Frankis (Newman University) and Manu Sehgal (University of Birmingham) will be joining us for a roundtable discussion
Dilemma - Dino Caruna-315
30Mar

Immersive Practices and Experimental Worlds: A Comparative Ethnography

Dates
Wednesday 30 March 2022 (15:00-16:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
David Berliner (Laboratoire d'Anthropologie des Mondes Contemporains, Université Libre de Bruxelles) will be joining us to discuss his work on 'Immersive Practices and Experimental Worlds: A Comparative Ethnography'.
commonwealth-games-315
27Apr

The Commonwealth Games: A Roundtable Discussion

Dates
Wednesday 27 April 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Roundtable discussion on the meaning(s) of the Commonwealth Games through time (past, present, future) and how this relates to conversations about citizenship, race, and belonging in the shadow of the British empire.
DHM2021Training2
8Dec

Digital Accessibility Training

Dates
Wednesday 8 December 2021 (14:00-15:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Come along for some Top Tips and Easy Wins for making your teaching more accessible.
Weatherland
8Dec

Arts of the Air: an evening of words, paintings and histories (event cancelled)

Dates
Wednesday 8 December 2021 (18:30-20:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Take your seat for an illustrated talk and anthology of readings woven together by Alexandra Harris and explore some of the very different ways in which air has been perceived and represented in Britain.
Event-Poster-600x900
11Dec

Shakespeare All Around Us

Dates
Saturday 11 December 2021 (14:30-17:00)
Location
Royal shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
Description
The MA Shakespeare and Creativity students from the Shakespeare Institute would like to invite everybody to a free theatrical event celebrating Stratford-Upon-Avon and Shakespeare on Saturday 11 December at 14:30.
Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) (1)
13Dec

Introduction to Intellectual Property

Dates
Monday 13 December 2021 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online
Description
For University of Birmingham academics and researchers. Join our specialist speaker Dr Chris Moore of HGF Intellectual Property Specialists, for this informative
Student sketchbook 1
13Dec

Success is a journey not a destination

Dates
Monday 13 December 2021 (10:00) - Wednesday 23 February 2022 (17:00)
Description
Students at King Edward VI High School for Girls have observed artefacts in the Lapworth Museum and produced work in a range of media.This exhibition celebrates process rather than outcome.
14Dec

Dreams of Birds Flying in the Sky

Dates
Tuesday 14 December 2021 (00:00)
Location
Block 2 Academic City, Dubai Campus
Description
This in person event will be held on the Dubai campus and invites the community to come out for a screening of a new documentary made as a part of a University of Birmingham research grant.
15Dec

Demystifying Disability and Careers

Dates
Wednesday 15 December 2021 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online
Description
Hear from two alumni that will talk about hidden disabilities and their experience of developing their career.
watercolour pic-lapworth
16Dec

Crafted in Time: Watercolour Workshop

Dates
Thursday 16 December 2021 (18:00-20:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Artist Mita Solanky will lead a creative watercolour workshop within the inspiring galleries of the Lapworth Museum.
18Dec

Chronic Breathlessness Dance Workshop

Dates
Saturday 18 December 2021 (11:00-12:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Sian Williams leads this mixed dance sessions, specially designed for people living with long term breathlessness.
richard- lilford
12Jan

The inaugural lecture of Professor Richard Lilford

Dates
Wednesday 12 January 2022 (16:30-17:30)
Location
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Medical School, B1 on Edgbaston Campus Map
Description
Professor Lilford will describe his involvement in trials over the last half-century and explain why current statistical philosophy is a poor guide to the design and analysis of trials.
Medici Logo-Cropped-300x300
12Jan

Medici2022

Dates
Wednesday 12 January (09:00) - Wednesday 6 April 2022 (17:00)
Location
Edgbaston Park Hotel 53 Edgbaston Park Road Birmingham B15 2RS
Description
The Medici programme will give you the business skills, knowledge and confidence you need to engage
mcnally-alan-2018
2Feb

The inaugural lecture of Professor Alan McNally

Dates
Wednesday 2 February 2022 (16:30-17:30)
Location
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Medical School, B1 on Edgbaston Campus Map
Description
In this lecture, Professor McNally will talk about his career path and his prominent role in the UK's Covid testing efforts.
vincent-levinus-315
2Feb

Who are the Audiences for Early Modern History?

Dates
Wednesday 2 February 2022 (17:00-18:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
A roundtable to question who the audiences are for early modern history and how can they be further broadened and engaged.
wilson-al-315
2Feb

Professor Alastair Wilson Inaugural Lecture

Dates
Wednesday 2 February 2022 (17:30-19:15)
Location
Arts Building - Main Lecture Theatre - 1st Floor (R16 on campus map)
Description
Professor Alistair Wilson Inaugural Lecture - Ways and Whys
BCLM Forging Ahead render-315
9Feb

Reflections on 'Forging Ahead' at the Black Country Living Museum

Dates
Wednesday 9 February 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Researchers Simon Briercliffe and Elizabeth Thomson will be joining us from the Black Country Living Museum to reflect on the ways in which their research has contributed to the 'Forging Ahead' project at the Museum.
16Feb

Researching Black British Histories

Dates
Wednesday 16 February 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Postgraduate researchers Saffron East (History, UCL), Sue Lemos (History, Warwick), and Montaz Marche (History, Birmingham) will be joining us to discuss their current research on Black British histories.
moonlight
17Feb

MOONLIGHT: Screening Black Queer Youth

Dates
Thursday 17 February (17:00) - Thursday 17 November 2022 (20:00)
Location
The Carroll - Muirhead Tower (G15) - University of Birmingham
Description
Guest lecture and screening of Moonlight (2016, dir. Barry Jenkins) with Dr Maria Flood (Liverpool).
Janiform_aryballos_Louvre_CA987-315
23Feb

Roundtable on Classics and 'the Other'

Dates
Wednesday 23 February 2022 (16:00-17:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Roundtable to discuss how the relationship between Classics and social and political identities and national cultures has recently been much debated
Albrecht_Dürer_-_Melencolia_I-315
9Mar

Historical Understandings of Mental Illness

Dates
Wednesday 9 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Emily Betz (History, St Andrews), Angus Gowland (History, UCL), Leonard Smith (Applied Health Research, Birmingham) and Erin Sullivan (Shakespeare Institute, Birmingham) will be joining us for a roundtable discussion
Johannes_Eckstein_-_John_Freeth_and_his_Circle-315
23Mar

Midlands and Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century and Today

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Jo-Ann Curtis (Birmingham Museums Trust), Jane Gallagher (Ironbridge Gorge Museums), Duncan Frankis (Newman University) and Manu Sehgal (University of Birmingham) will be joining us for a roundtable discussion
Dilemma - Dino Caruna-315
30Mar

Immersive Practices and Experimental Worlds: A Comparative Ethnography

Dates
Wednesday 30 March 2022 (15:00-16:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
David Berliner (Laboratoire d'Anthropologie des Mondes Contemporains, Université Libre de Bruxelles) will be joining us to discuss his work on 'Immersive Practices and Experimental Worlds: A Comparative Ethnography'.
George_Orwell_press_photo-315
12Apr

Critical Orwell: an online conference

Dates
Tuesday 12 April (00:00) - Thursday 14 April 2022 (00:00)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
This online conference hosted by the University of Birmingham is on George Orwell's writing, life, politics, and legacies.
commonwealth-games-315
27Apr

The Commonwealth Games: A Roundtable Discussion

Dates
Wednesday 27 April 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Roundtable discussion on the meaning(s) of the Commonwealth Games through time (past, present, future) and how this relates to conversations about citizenship, race, and belonging in the shadow of the British empire.
Raising Icarus-315
28Apr

Raising Icarus

Dates
Thursday 28 April (19:30) - Saturday 30 April 2022 (21:30)
Location
The Rep
Description
RAISING ICARUS is a new chamber opera which breaks open the ancient myth to reveal its contemporary, psychological heart - how parental expectation and aspiration risk doing harm to our children.
Weatherland
8Dec

Arts of the Air: an evening of words, paintings and histories (event cancelled)

Dates
Wednesday 8 December 2021 (18:30-20:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Take your seat for an illustrated talk and anthology of readings woven together by Alexandra Harris and explore some of the very different ways in which air has been perceived and represented in Britain.
Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) (1)
13Dec

Introduction to Intellectual Property

Dates
Monday 13 December 2021 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online
Description
For University of Birmingham academics and researchers. Join our specialist speaker Dr Chris Moore of HGF Intellectual Property Specialists, for this informative
18Dec

Chronic Breathlessness Dance Workshop

Dates
Saturday 18 December 2021 (11:00-12:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Sian Williams leads this mixed dance sessions, specially designed for people living with long term breathlessness.
richard- lilford
12Jan

The inaugural lecture of Professor Richard Lilford

Dates
Wednesday 12 January 2022 (16:30-17:30)
Location
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Medical School, B1 on Edgbaston Campus Map
Description
Professor Lilford will describe his involvement in trials over the last half-century and explain why current statistical philosophy is a poor guide to the design and analysis of trials.
Medici Logo-Cropped-300x300
12Jan

Medici2022

Dates
Wednesday 12 January (09:00) - Wednesday 6 April 2022 (17:00)
Location
Edgbaston Park Hotel 53 Edgbaston Park Road Birmingham B15 2RS
Description
The Medici programme will give you the business skills, knowledge and confidence you need to engage
mcnally-alan-2018
2Feb

The inaugural lecture of Professor Alan McNally

Dates
Wednesday 2 February 2022 (16:30-17:30)
Location
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Medical School, B1 on Edgbaston Campus Map
Description
In this lecture, Professor McNally will talk about his career path and his prominent role in the UK's Covid testing efforts.
vincent-levinus-315
2Feb

Who are the Audiences for Early Modern History?

Dates
Wednesday 2 February 2022 (17:00-18:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
A roundtable to question who the audiences are for early modern history and how can they be further broadened and engaged.
wilson-al-315
2Feb

Professor Alastair Wilson Inaugural Lecture

Dates
Wednesday 2 February 2022 (17:30-19:15)
Location
Arts Building - Main Lecture Theatre - 1st Floor (R16 on campus map)
Description
Professor Alistair Wilson Inaugural Lecture - Ways and Whys
BCLM Forging Ahead render-315
9Feb

Reflections on 'Forging Ahead' at the Black Country Living Museum

Dates
Wednesday 9 February 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Researchers Simon Briercliffe and Elizabeth Thomson will be joining us from the Black Country Living Museum to reflect on the ways in which their research has contributed to the 'Forging Ahead' project at the Museum.
16Feb

Researching Black British Histories

Dates
Wednesday 16 February 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Postgraduate researchers Saffron East (History, UCL), Sue Lemos (History, Warwick), and Montaz Marche (History, Birmingham) will be joining us to discuss their current research on Black British histories.
Janiform_aryballos_Louvre_CA987-315
23Feb

Roundtable on Classics and 'the Other'

Dates
Wednesday 23 February 2022 (16:00-17:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Roundtable to discuss how the relationship between Classics and social and political identities and national cultures has recently been much debated
Albrecht_Dürer_-_Melencolia_I-315
9Mar

Historical Understandings of Mental Illness

Dates
Wednesday 9 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Emily Betz (History, St Andrews), Angus Gowland (History, UCL), Leonard Smith (Applied Health Research, Birmingham) and Erin Sullivan (Shakespeare Institute, Birmingham) will be joining us for a roundtable discussion
Johannes_Eckstein_-_John_Freeth_and_his_Circle-315
23Mar

Midlands and Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century and Today

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Jo-Ann Curtis (Birmingham Museums Trust), Jane Gallagher (Ironbridge Gorge Museums), Duncan Frankis (Newman University) and Manu Sehgal (University of Birmingham) will be joining us for a roundtable discussion
Dilemma - Dino Caruna-315
30Mar

Immersive Practices and Experimental Worlds: A Comparative Ethnography

Dates
Wednesday 30 March 2022 (15:00-16:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
David Berliner (Laboratoire d'Anthropologie des Mondes Contemporains, Université Libre de Bruxelles) will be joining us to discuss his work on 'Immersive Practices and Experimental Worlds: A Comparative Ethnography'.
George_Orwell_press_photo-315
12Apr

Critical Orwell: an online conference

Dates
Tuesday 12 April (00:00) - Thursday 14 April 2022 (00:00)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
This online conference hosted by the University of Birmingham is on George Orwell's writing, life, politics, and legacies.
commonwealth-games-315
27Apr

The Commonwealth Games: A Roundtable Discussion

Dates
Wednesday 27 April 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
Roundtable discussion on the meaning(s) of the Commonwealth Games through time (past, present, future) and how this relates to conversations about citizenship, race, and belonging in the shadow of the British empire.