Events

Fantasy Worlds Weekend

Fantasy Worlds Weekend

Dates
Friday 27 May (19:00) - Sunday 29 May 2022 (15:30)
Location
University of Birmingham
The Black Peril

The Black Peril

Dates
Saturday 11 June 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
musical-heritage-students
24Mar

Ceremony: Pop Comes to Campus

Dates
Thursday 24 March (09:00) - Friday 28 October 2022 (19:00)
Location
Foyer - Bramall Music Building
Description
Researchers are ripping open the pages of the student newspapers, exploring the gig culture on campus, and curating a public exhibition featuring archive material in partnership with Birmingham Music Archive.
Traces of the Earth1
1Apr

Traces of the Earth

Dates
Friday 1 April (10:00) - Wednesday 31 August 2022 (17:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Three visual artists Pauline Bailey, Joyce Treasure and Ola Brown have been involved in a collaborative artist residency to explore the Lapworth Museum's collection of fossils, rocks and minerals.
creativity-and-curiosity-min
4Apr

Creativity and Curiosity

Dates
Monday 4 April (00:00) - Wednesday 31 August 2022 (17:00)
Location
Alan Walters Building
Description
Explore an exhibition of unique artwork selected from the international art-science project, Creativity and Curiosity.
Phil Richardson 2mp
6Apr

SURVIVAL ⇌ EXTINCTION

Dates
Wednesday 6 April (10:00) - Wednesday 31 August 2022 (17:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
An exhibition of drawings and watercolours inspired by the Lapworth Museum collections by Phillip Richardson.
sing for the city
26Apr

Sing for the City

Dates
Tuesday 26 April (19:30) - Tuesday 28 June 2022 (21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
We invite local residents to join students and staff of the University of Birmingham to share and perform music by popular and rock artists connected to the region.
world-face-image
16May

The Equality Shakespeare Festival

Dates
Monday 16 May (00:00) - Wednesday 15 June 2022 (00:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
The Festival celebrates and explores the ways in which Shakespeare can be used to further equality, social justice, inclusivity, diversity and international collaboration.
free pass
18May

Free UoB sport and fitness day passes

Dates
Wednesday 18 May (17:00) - Thursday 30 June 2022 (09:00)
Location
registration required
Description
Parent and carers fortnight, UoB sport and fitness free pass
xray315
25May

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 25 May 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Kate Greasley (University of Oxford).
26May

Publishing, programming, and preserving digital adaptations

Dates
Thursday 26 May 2022 (12:30-14:00)
Location
Online
Description
Seminar with Margaret Bartley (Bloomsbury), Fiona Morris (The Space), and Stella Wisdom (British Library) . For those interested in what happens when when digital technology and the classics collide?
26May

The Salon Presents: Trust and Mental Health

Dates
Thursday 26 May 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
The Salon aims to recreate stimulating, interdisciplinary discussions, which maximise ideas and collaborations and slot discretely into busy schedules.
(Visualising Pollution) Photo credit Dr Jason Stafford 700px
27May

Visualising 'invisible' pollutants from cars

Dates
Friday 27 May 2022 (12:30-13:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
In this lunchtime lecture by Dr. Jason Stafford, you will find out about computational modelling being performed to visualise pollutant flows around vehicles and develop clean air solutions.
tolkien-mystical-door-315x315-min
27May

Fantasy Worlds Weekend

Dates
Friday 27 May (19:00) - Sunday 29 May 2022 (15:30)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
This one-off weekend is aimed at celebrating and developing Birmingham's rich heritage of fantasy from J.R. Tolkien.
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30May

Half Term Activities: Trains, Trees and Clean Air to Breathe!

Dates
Monday 30 May (10:30) - Wednesday 1 June 2022 (16:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join us at The Exchange for family-friendly activities this half term and find out about the exciting research being done at the University of Birmingham.
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1Jun

The Humanities, the Social Sciences, and Climate Change

Dates
Wednesday 1 June 2022 (15:00-16:00)
Location
Arts Building, Danford Room, Room 224
Description
IGES-BRIHC Postgraduate Workshop discussing the role of the humanities and social sciences in addressing the challenges of climate change.
richard- lilford
1Jun

The inaugural lecture of Professor Richard Lilford

Dates
Wednesday 1 June 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.
Lapworth Family Quiz Advert Image
2Jun

Family Fun (Online) – Lapworth Family Quiz

Dates
Thursday 2 June 2022 (11:00-12:00)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Get a team together at home or online for the first Lapworth Museum Family Quiz! From dinosaurs to volcanoes there will be something for everyone to enjoy and have a go at answering in June's family event!
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6Jun

Museum Tours

Dates
Monday 6 June 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Join us for a guided tour of the Museum.
6th June - P&C event
6Jun

Parent & Carers coffee & cake

Dates
Monday 6 June 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Bramall Music Building - foyer
Description
Parent and carers network, social event. Coffee morning, cake, meet the team
postnal class
8Jun

Pre and Postnatal fitness class

Dates
Wednesday 8 June 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
St Francis Hall
Description
Pre and postnatal fitness class, free event, parent and carers network event
soweto
11Jun

The Black Peril

Dates
Saturday 11 June 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Award-winning saxophonist, composer, poet, MC, and producer Soweto Kinch is joined by dancers and leading jazz musicians to present The Black Peril.
13th june coffee and cake
13Jun

Parent and Carers coffee morning

Dates
Monday 13 June 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Bramall Music Building - foyer
Description
Parents and carers meet up, coffee and cake, staff networks
uob-sfom-images
13Jun

University of Birmingham Folk Band

Dates
Monday 13 June 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
Join the most recent addition to University Music, University of Birmingham Folk Band and their inspirational director Paloma Trigas.
kris-manjapra
13Jun

The Humanities and Current Reparations Debates

Dates
Monday 13 June 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Arts 224 (Danford Room)
Description
This talk surveys the theories and the diverse practices of Black reparations struggle across sites in Europe and the Americas.
uob-sfom-images2
15Jun

Wind Band and BlowSoc

Dates
Wednesday 15 June 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
University of Nottingham
Description
University Wind Band make their way to Lakeside Arts Centre and join University of Nottingham's BlowSoc for an evening of concert band and wind orchestra music.
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16Jun

Guest Speaker Series: Mums for Lungs

Dates
Thursday 16 June 2022 (19:00-20:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Mums for Lungs is a grassroots organisation, founded in London and campaigning for clean air for everyone.
uob-sfom-images3
17Jun

Young Pilgrims

Dates
Friday 17 June 2022 (20:00-22:00)
Location
Digbeth, The Crossing
Description
Young Pilgrims and their leader Richard Foote will be banging out new tunes and showcasing the work that has come out of a series of student workshops at University of Birmingham over the last few months.
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18Jun

Little Creators: City Building

Dates
Saturday 18 June 2022 (10:00-12:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join us for a city building and model making workshop aimed at Little Creators aged five plus, led by Dr. Sophie Hadfield-Hill and Professor Peter Kraftl.
(breathlessness)Photo credit Greg Milner 700px
18Jun

Weekend Workshop: Living with Breathlessness

Dates
Saturday 18 June 2022 (14:00-16:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Breathlessness is a frightening experience, but for many people it is an everyday one. In this workshop you'll work with a local artist and University of Birmingham researchers to use craft to reflect on this experience.
uob-sfom-images
18Jun

Love to Death: A Night at the Opera

Dates
Saturday 18 June 2022 (19:30-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Join us for an evening of dramatic opera arias and songs from the stage. Student singers present a selection of their favourite operas and musical theatre productions.
uob-sfom-images4
19Jun

Sing for the City

Dates
Sunday 19 June 2022 (15:00-16:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Our community singing project culminates in an uplifting afternoon of music from artists connected with Birmingham.
uob-sfom-images
20Jun

Early Modern Vocal Ensemble

Dates
Monday 20 June 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
This year, the University's Early Modern Vocal Ensemble will be performing the music of Heinrich Schütz in celebration of the 350th year of his death.
kris-manjapra
20Jun

Plantation Metaphors and Intellectual History

Dates
Monday 20 June 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Online
Description
This talk, informed by Caribbean Thinking about vibrancy and vitality, explores the unexpected historical meaning that emerged in and through the bondage of the plantation complex.
20Jun

Mixed realities and intermedia

Dates
Monday 20 June 2022 (17:00-18:30)
Location
Online
Description
Seminar with Lucy Askew (Creation Theatre), Emma Cole (Bristol), and Kate Pullinger (Bath Spa). For those interested in what happens when when digital technology and the classics collide?
uob-sfom-images5
21Jun

University Music Scholars

Dates
Tuesday 21 June 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
Come and enjoy this relaxed, showcase performance from a selection of talented scholarship holders from across the University.
uob-sfom-images6
22Jun

Music Society Performance Platform

Dates
Wednesday 22 June 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
A selection of ensembles from the Music Society's Chamber Music Network give short performances interspersed with solo performances from members of the Music Society.
uob-sfom-images7
22Jun

Brass Band

Dates
Wednesday 22 June 2022 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Cannon Hill Park Birmingham B12 9QH
Description
The Music Society Brass Band go back to their roots and give an informal and fun early evening performance in the restored Victorian bandstand in the heart of Cannon Hill Park.
uob-sfom-images
23Jun

miniBEAST x Creative Exchange

Dates
Thursday 23 June 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
Step out of your comfort zone for an explosion of sound and expect the unexpected as Creative Exchange and miniBEAST bring the new and experimental to the Bramall.
uob-sfom-images
24Jun

Summer Festival Orchestra

Dates
Friday 24 June 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Join the Summer Festival Orchestra for a programme of Takemitsu, Prokofiev and the joint winner of the Music Society's Soloist prize performing Elgar's Cello Concerto.
kris-manjapra
27Jun

Bring Back the Bodies

Dates
Monday 27 June 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
The Danford Room, 2nd Floor, Arts Building
Description
This talk is based on new research into the necropolitics and poetics surrounding the human remains of Indigenous, African, and Asian peoples collected in Natural History Museums in Europe.
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27Jun

Late Night Exchange: Anatomical Drawing with Alice Roberts

Dates
Monday 27 June 2022 (19:00-21:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
What can we learn from looking at lungs? What can they tell us about the way we live and breathe? Join anatomist and broadcaster Alice Roberts for this live drawing workshop at the Exchange.
kris-manjapra
28Jun

Kris Manjapra Graduate Workshop

Dates
Tuesday 28 June 2022 (09:00-15:30)
Location
Edgbaston Campus, Murray Learning Centre
Description
Postgraduate students across the Humanities are invited to present and receive workshopped feedback in a session led by Kris Manjapra and Shirley Ye.
stanford
2Jul

Stanford's Requiem

Dates
Saturday 2 July 2022 (19:00-20:30)
Location
Symphony Hall - Birmingham
Description
125 years on from the premiere, we join forces with University of Birmingham Voices to bring the forgotten masterpiece of Stanford's Requiem back home.
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4Jul

Museum Tours

Dates
Monday 4 July 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Join us for a guided tour of the Museum.
mcnally-alan-2018
6Jul

The inaugural lecture of Professor Alan McNally

Dates
Wednesday 6 July 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.
8Jul

Gender, suicide, and culture: a one-day online symposium

Dates
Friday 8 July 2022 (10:00-16:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Online symposium exploring the ideas around gendered approaches to suicide, and how cultural frameworks and representations shape them.
Accordion_Player_From_Chocolate The Cabaret
9Jul

ChocFest Community Project, led by The Bone Ensemble

Dates
Saturday 9 July (09:00) - Sunday 10 July 2022 (20:00)
Location
Various Locations Across Bournville and Stirchley
Description
ChocFest is an exciting community minifestival, led by Birmingham-based theatre company The Bone Ensemble and features new music and performances to get people talking.
15Jul

Remixing the Classics cross-professional workshop

Dates
Friday 15 July 2022 (12:00-18:00)
Location
Online, The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Hybrid workshop featuring multiple speakers For those interested in what happens when when digital technology and the classics collide?
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22Jul

Everything to Everybody: Your Shakespeare, Your Culture

Dates
Friday 22 July (11:00) - Saturday 5 November 2022 (17:00)
Location
Library of Birmingham, The Gallery
Description
This exhibition invites audiences to immerse themselves in the unique story of the People's Shakespeare Library.
musical-heritage-students
24Mar

Ceremony: Pop Comes to Campus

Dates
Thursday 24 March (09:00) - Friday 28 October 2022 (19:00)
Location
Foyer - Bramall Music Building
Description
Researchers are ripping open the pages of the student newspapers, exploring the gig culture on campus, and curating a public exhibition featuring archive material in partnership with Birmingham Music Archive.
sing for the city
26Apr

Sing for the City

Dates
Tuesday 26 April (19:30) - Tuesday 28 June 2022 (21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
We invite local residents to join students and staff of the University of Birmingham to share and perform music by popular and rock artists connected to the region.
soweto
11Jun

The Black Peril

Dates
Saturday 11 June 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Award-winning saxophonist, composer, poet, MC, and producer Soweto Kinch is joined by dancers and leading jazz musicians to present The Black Peril.
uob-sfom-images
13Jun

University of Birmingham Folk Band

Dates
Monday 13 June 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
Join the most recent addition to University Music, University of Birmingham Folk Band and their inspirational director Paloma Trigas.
uob-sfom-images2
15Jun

Wind Band and BlowSoc

Dates
Wednesday 15 June 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
University of Nottingham
Description
University Wind Band make their way to Lakeside Arts Centre and join University of Nottingham's BlowSoc for an evening of concert band and wind orchestra music.
uob-sfom-images3
17Jun

Young Pilgrims

Dates
Friday 17 June 2022 (20:00-22:00)
Location
Digbeth, The Crossing
Description
Young Pilgrims and their leader Richard Foote will be banging out new tunes and showcasing the work that has come out of a series of student workshops at University of Birmingham over the last few months.
uob-sfom-images
18Jun

Love to Death: A Night at the Opera

Dates
Saturday 18 June 2022 (19:30-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Join us for an evening of dramatic opera arias and songs from the stage. Student singers present a selection of their favourite operas and musical theatre productions.
uob-sfom-images4
19Jun

Sing for the City

Dates
Sunday 19 June 2022 (15:00-16:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Our community singing project culminates in an uplifting afternoon of music from artists connected with Birmingham.
uob-sfom-images
20Jun

Early Modern Vocal Ensemble

Dates
Monday 20 June 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
This year, the University's Early Modern Vocal Ensemble will be performing the music of Heinrich Schütz in celebration of the 350th year of his death.
uob-sfom-images5
21Jun

University Music Scholars

Dates
Tuesday 21 June 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
Come and enjoy this relaxed, showcase performance from a selection of talented scholarship holders from across the University.
uob-sfom-images6
22Jun

Music Society Performance Platform

Dates
Wednesday 22 June 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
A selection of ensembles from the Music Society's Chamber Music Network give short performances interspersed with solo performances from members of the Music Society.
uob-sfom-images7
22Jun

Brass Band

Dates
Wednesday 22 June 2022 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Cannon Hill Park Birmingham B12 9QH
Description
The Music Society Brass Band go back to their roots and give an informal and fun early evening performance in the restored Victorian bandstand in the heart of Cannon Hill Park.
uob-sfom-images
23Jun

miniBEAST x Creative Exchange

Dates
Thursday 23 June 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
Step out of your comfort zone for an explosion of sound and expect the unexpected as Creative Exchange and miniBEAST bring the new and experimental to the Bramall.
uob-sfom-images
24Jun

Summer Festival Orchestra

Dates
Friday 24 June 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Join the Summer Festival Orchestra for a programme of Takemitsu, Prokofiev and the joint winner of the Music Society's Soloist prize performing Elgar's Cello Concerto.
stanford
2Jul

Stanford's Requiem

Dates
Saturday 2 July 2022 (19:00-20:30)
Location
Symphony Hall - Birmingham
Description
125 years on from the premiere, we join forces with University of Birmingham Voices to bring the forgotten masterpiece of Stanford's Requiem back home.
Accordion_Player_From_Chocolate The Cabaret
9Jul

ChocFest Community Project, led by The Bone Ensemble

Dates
Saturday 9 July (09:00) - Sunday 10 July 2022 (20:00)
Location
Various Locations Across Bournville and Stirchley
Description
ChocFest is an exciting community minifestival, led by Birmingham-based theatre company The Bone Ensemble and features new music and performances to get people talking.
world-face-image
16May

The Equality Shakespeare Festival

Dates
Monday 16 May (00:00) - Wednesday 15 June 2022 (00:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
The Festival celebrates and explores the ways in which Shakespeare can be used to further equality, social justice, inclusivity, diversity and international collaboration.
xray315
25May

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 25 May 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Kate Greasley (University of Oxford).
26May

Publishing, programming, and preserving digital adaptations

Dates
Thursday 26 May 2022 (12:30-14:00)
Location
Online
Description
Seminar with Margaret Bartley (Bloomsbury), Fiona Morris (The Space), and Stella Wisdom (British Library) . For those interested in what happens when when digital technology and the classics collide?
26May

The Salon Presents: Trust and Mental Health

Dates
Thursday 26 May 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
The Salon aims to recreate stimulating, interdisciplinary discussions, which maximise ideas and collaborations and slot discretely into busy schedules.
tolkien-mystical-door-315x315-min
27May

Fantasy Worlds Weekend

Dates
Friday 27 May (19:00) - Sunday 29 May 2022 (15:30)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
This one-off weekend is aimed at celebrating and developing Birmingham's rich heritage of fantasy from J.R. Tolkien.
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30May

Half Term Activities: Trains, Trees and Clean Air to Breathe!

Dates
Monday 30 May (10:30) - Wednesday 1 June 2022 (16:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join us at The Exchange for family-friendly activities this half term and find out about the exciting research being done at the University of Birmingham.
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1Jun

The Humanities, the Social Sciences, and Climate Change

Dates
Wednesday 1 June 2022 (15:00-16:00)
Location
Arts Building, Danford Room, Room 224
Description
IGES-BRIHC Postgraduate Workshop discussing the role of the humanities and social sciences in addressing the challenges of climate change.
richard- lilford
1Jun

The inaugural lecture of Professor Richard Lilford

Dates
Wednesday 1 June 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.
Lapworth Family Quiz Advert Image
2Jun

Family Fun (Online) – Lapworth Family Quiz

Dates
Thursday 2 June 2022 (11:00-12:00)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Get a team together at home or online for the first Lapworth Museum Family Quiz! From dinosaurs to volcanoes there will be something for everyone to enjoy and have a go at answering in June's family event!
kris-manjapra
13Jun

The Humanities and Current Reparations Debates

Dates
Monday 13 June 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Arts 224 (Danford Room)
Description
This talk surveys the theories and the diverse practices of Black reparations struggle across sites in Europe and the Americas.
Photo credit Greater London Authority 700px
16Jun

Guest Speaker Series: Mums for Lungs

Dates
Thursday 16 June 2022 (19:00-20:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Mums for Lungs is a grassroots organisation, founded in London and campaigning for clean air for everyone.
City building (no credit) 700px
18Jun

Little Creators: City Building

Dates
Saturday 18 June 2022 (10:00-12:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join us for a city building and model making workshop aimed at Little Creators aged five plus, led by Dr. Sophie Hadfield-Hill and Professor Peter Kraftl.
(breathlessness)Photo credit Greg Milner 700px
18Jun

Weekend Workshop: Living with Breathlessness

Dates
Saturday 18 June 2022 (14:00-16:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Breathlessness is a frightening experience, but for many people it is an everyday one. In this workshop you'll work with a local artist and University of Birmingham researchers to use craft to reflect on this experience.
kris-manjapra
20Jun

Plantation Metaphors and Intellectual History

Dates
Monday 20 June 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Online
Description
This talk, informed by Caribbean Thinking about vibrancy and vitality, explores the unexpected historical meaning that emerged in and through the bondage of the plantation complex.
20Jun

Mixed realities and intermedia

Dates
Monday 20 June 2022 (17:00-18:30)
Location
Online
Description
Seminar with Lucy Askew (Creation Theatre), Emma Cole (Bristol), and Kate Pullinger (Bath Spa). For those interested in what happens when when digital technology and the classics collide?
kris-manjapra
27Jun

Bring Back the Bodies

Dates
Monday 27 June 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
The Danford Room, 2nd Floor, Arts Building
Description
This talk is based on new research into the necropolitics and poetics surrounding the human remains of Indigenous, African, and Asian peoples collected in Natural History Museums in Europe.
Alice Roberts 700px
27Jun

Late Night Exchange: Anatomical Drawing with Alice Roberts

Dates
Monday 27 June 2022 (19:00-21:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
What can we learn from looking at lungs? What can they tell us about the way we live and breathe? Join anatomist and broadcaster Alice Roberts for this live drawing workshop at the Exchange.
kris-manjapra
28Jun

Kris Manjapra Graduate Workshop

Dates
Tuesday 28 June 2022 (09:00-15:30)
Location
Edgbaston Campus, Murray Learning Centre
Description
Postgraduate students across the Humanities are invited to present and receive workshopped feedback in a session led by Kris Manjapra and Shirley Ye.
mcnally-alan-2018
6Jul

The inaugural lecture of Professor Alan McNally

Dates
Wednesday 6 July 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.
8Jul

Gender, suicide, and culture: a one-day online symposium

Dates
Friday 8 July 2022 (10:00-16:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Online symposium exploring the ideas around gendered approaches to suicide, and how cultural frameworks and representations shape them.
Accordion_Player_From_Chocolate The Cabaret
9Jul

ChocFest Community Project, led by The Bone Ensemble

Dates
Saturday 9 July (09:00) - Sunday 10 July 2022 (20:00)
Location
Various Locations Across Bournville and Stirchley
Description
ChocFest is an exciting community minifestival, led by Birmingham-based theatre company The Bone Ensemble and features new music and performances to get people talking.
15Jul

Remixing the Classics cross-professional workshop

Dates
Friday 15 July 2022 (12:00-18:00)
Location
Online, The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Hybrid workshop featuring multiple speakers For those interested in what happens when when digital technology and the classics collide?
musical-heritage-students
24Mar

Ceremony: Pop Comes to Campus

Dates
Thursday 24 March (09:00) - Friday 28 October 2022 (19:00)
Location
Foyer - Bramall Music Building
Description
Researchers are ripping open the pages of the student newspapers, exploring the gig culture on campus, and curating a public exhibition featuring archive material in partnership with Birmingham Music Archive.
creativity-and-curiosity-min
4Apr

Creativity and Curiosity

Dates
Monday 4 April (00:00) - Wednesday 31 August 2022 (17:00)
Location
Alan Walters Building
Description
Explore an exhibition of unique artwork selected from the international art-science project, Creativity and Curiosity.
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26Apr

Sing for the City

Dates
Tuesday 26 April (19:30) - Tuesday 28 June 2022 (21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
We invite local residents to join students and staff of the University of Birmingham to share and perform music by popular and rock artists connected to the region.
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27May

Fantasy Worlds Weekend

Dates
Friday 27 May (19:00) - Sunday 29 May 2022 (15:30)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
This one-off weekend is aimed at celebrating and developing Birmingham's rich heritage of fantasy from J.R. Tolkien.
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11Jun

The Black Peril

Dates
Saturday 11 June 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Award-winning saxophonist, composer, poet, MC, and producer Soweto Kinch is joined by dancers and leading jazz musicians to present The Black Peril.
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17Jun

Young Pilgrims

Dates
Friday 17 June 2022 (20:00-22:00)
Location
Digbeth, The Crossing
Description
Young Pilgrims and their leader Richard Foote will be banging out new tunes and showcasing the work that has come out of a series of student workshops at University of Birmingham over the last few months.
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2Jul

Stanford's Requiem

Dates
Saturday 2 July 2022 (19:00-20:30)
Location
Symphony Hall - Birmingham
Description
125 years on from the premiere, we join forces with University of Birmingham Voices to bring the forgotten masterpiece of Stanford's Requiem back home.
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9Jul

ChocFest Community Project, led by The Bone Ensemble

Dates
Saturday 9 July (09:00) - Sunday 10 July 2022 (20:00)
Location
Various Locations Across Bournville and Stirchley
Description
ChocFest is an exciting community minifestival, led by Birmingham-based theatre company The Bone Ensemble and features new music and performances to get people talking.
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22Jul

Everything to Everybody: Your Shakespeare, Your Culture

Dates
Friday 22 July (11:00) - Saturday 5 November 2022 (17:00)
Location
Library of Birmingham, The Gallery
Description
This exhibition invites audiences to immerse themselves in the unique story of the People's Shakespeare Library.
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16May

The Equality Shakespeare Festival

Dates
Monday 16 May (00:00) - Wednesday 15 June 2022 (00:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
The Festival celebrates and explores the ways in which Shakespeare can be used to further equality, social justice, inclusivity, diversity and international collaboration.
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25May

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 25 May 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Kate Greasley (University of Oxford).
26May

Publishing, programming, and preserving digital adaptations

Dates
Thursday 26 May 2022 (12:30-14:00)
Location
Online
Description
Seminar with Margaret Bartley (Bloomsbury), Fiona Morris (The Space), and Stella Wisdom (British Library) . For those interested in what happens when when digital technology and the classics collide?
26May

The Salon Presents: Trust and Mental Health

Dates
Thursday 26 May 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
The Salon aims to recreate stimulating, interdisciplinary discussions, which maximise ideas and collaborations and slot discretely into busy schedules.
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1Jun

The Humanities, the Social Sciences, and Climate Change

Dates
Wednesday 1 June 2022 (15:00-16:00)
Location
Arts Building, Danford Room, Room 224
Description
IGES-BRIHC Postgraduate Workshop discussing the role of the humanities and social sciences in addressing the challenges of climate change.
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1Jun

The inaugural lecture of Professor Richard Lilford

Dates
Wednesday 1 June 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.
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13Jun

The Humanities and Current Reparations Debates

Dates
Monday 13 June 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Arts 224 (Danford Room)
Description
This talk surveys the theories and the diverse practices of Black reparations struggle across sites in Europe and the Americas.
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20Jun

Plantation Metaphors and Intellectual History

Dates
Monday 20 June 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Online
Description
This talk, informed by Caribbean Thinking about vibrancy and vitality, explores the unexpected historical meaning that emerged in and through the bondage of the plantation complex.
20Jun

Mixed realities and intermedia

Dates
Monday 20 June 2022 (17:00-18:30)
Location
Online
Description
Seminar with Lucy Askew (Creation Theatre), Emma Cole (Bristol), and Kate Pullinger (Bath Spa). For those interested in what happens when when digital technology and the classics collide?
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27Jun

Bring Back the Bodies

Dates
Monday 27 June 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
The Danford Room, 2nd Floor, Arts Building
Description
This talk is based on new research into the necropolitics and poetics surrounding the human remains of Indigenous, African, and Asian peoples collected in Natural History Museums in Europe.
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28Jun

Kris Manjapra Graduate Workshop

Dates
Tuesday 28 June 2022 (09:00-15:30)
Location
Edgbaston Campus, Murray Learning Centre
Description
Postgraduate students across the Humanities are invited to present and receive workshopped feedback in a session led by Kris Manjapra and Shirley Ye.
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6Jul

The inaugural lecture of Professor Alan McNally

Dates
Wednesday 6 July 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.
8Jul

Gender, suicide, and culture: a one-day online symposium

Dates
Friday 8 July 2022 (10:00-16:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Online symposium exploring the ideas around gendered approaches to suicide, and how cultural frameworks and representations shape them.
15Jul

Remixing the Classics cross-professional workshop

Dates
Friday 15 July 2022 (12:00-18:00)
Location
Online, The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Hybrid workshop featuring multiple speakers For those interested in what happens when when digital technology and the classics collide?