Events

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.
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
xray315
26Jan

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 26 January 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Amie Thomasson (Dartmouth College).
hamilton
28Jan

Lecture-Recital 2: Rhapsodies and Fantasies

Dates
Friday 28 January 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Pianist Kenneth Hamilton returns for his annual January lecture-recitals and introduces some of the most rhapsodically imaginative pieces in the piano repertoire.
secondary-education
31Jan

Get into Teaching

Dates
Monday 31 January 2022 (17:00-18:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Our Get into Teaching session will provide you with a wealth of information on how to get into teaching and how to apply for training.
LGBTHM-Badge-Collage-600x364 library
1Feb

Library display - LGBTQ+ history month; Politics in Art

Dates
Tuesday 1 February (09:00) - Friday 18 February 2022 (17:00)
Location
Main Library Atrium
Description
LGBTQ+ history month, display Main Library atrium and will feature print and ebooks on the theme of Politics in Art to link with the official theme
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
linarol
4Feb

Linarol Consort: Baisiez moy

Dates
Friday 4 February 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Linarol Consort celebrate the 500th anniversary of the death of Josquin des Prez with a programme of chansons and instrumental music performed on viols of the early 16th century with soprano Héloïse Bernard.
7Feb

LGBTQ+ Mentoring Scheme Launch Event

Dates
Monday 7 February 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
LGBTQ+ history month, mentoring scheme, student, and recent graduates
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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.
we the people
10Feb

LGBTIQ+ students with a refugee status

Dates
Thursday 10 February 2022 (19:00-20:00)
Location
Online
Description
webinar of the Virtual EDI Festival 2022, bringing students and staff together to embrace the diversity of our community and ignite broader conversations for a more inclusive university community and society.
jamiesavan
11Feb

Gonzaga Band: Alla Milanese

Dates
Friday 11 February 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Gonzaga Band perform a programme exploring the connections and relationships between musicians at the heart of the Milanese scene for experimental music in the late-Renaissance/early-Baroque transition, c.1590-1620.
yeo
12Feb

University Baroque-Classical Orchestra

Dates
Saturday 12 February 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The University's period instrument orchestra present music by Boccherini, W F Bach, and Haydn in their annual concert.
Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) (1)
14Feb

Introduction to Intellectual Property

Dates
Monday 14 February 2022 (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
bramall-rainbow-lights
16Feb

LGBTQ+ Allies workshop (open session)

Dates
Wednesday 16 February 2022 (12:00-14:00)
Location
Zoom- registration required
Description
The LGBTQ Ally Scheme is for staff who wish to proactively support their LGBTQ colleagues achieve equality in the workplace and contribute to an inclusive community for students.
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.
Why girls
17Feb

Women's network LGBTQ+ history month book club

Dates
Thursday 17 February 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
Book Club! We'll be reading White Girls by Hilton Als as part of the University of Birmingham LGBTQ+ History Month events series.
LGBTQ film screening
17Feb

B-Flim - Moonlight: Screening Black Queer Youth

Dates
Thursday 17 February 2022 (17:00-20:00)
Location
The Carroll - Muirhead Tower (R21)
Description
MOONLIGHT: SCREENING BLACK QUEER YOUTH, coming-of-age story about a young gay Black boy.
moonlight
17Feb

MOONLIGHT: Screening Black Queer Youth

Dates
Thursday 17 February 2022 (17:00-20:00)
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).
hellier
18Feb

Oxford Lieder: wom3n

Dates
Friday 18 February 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Scottish mezzo Rowan Hellier is joined by Oxford Lieder Artistic Director, Sholto Kynoch, to celebrate the wealth of contemporary female composers.
Lesvia photo event (1)
22Feb

"Lesvia. The Herstory of Eressos"

Dates
Tuesday 22 February 2022 (17:00-18:15)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
The event aims at presenting the forthcoming documentary by Greek filmmaker Tzeli Hadjidimitriou based on the history of Eressos, a village in Lesbos which has been visited by hundreds of lesbians since the 1970s.
Advert Square
23Feb

Online Family Fun - Volcanoes: Inside and Out

Dates
Wednesday 23 February 2022 (11:00-14:00)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
This FEBRUARY HALF TERM join the Lapworth Museum of Geology ONLINE and discover all about volcanoes.
xray315
23Feb

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 23 February 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Elly Vintiadis (American College of Greece).
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
riotensemble
23Feb

Riot Ensemble feat. Gośka Isphording

Dates
Wednesday 23 February 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Leading contemporary music group, Riot Ensemble, give their Barber Concerts debut. Their work focuses on commissioning new works, and the members of Riot are some of the top European soloists in the field of New Music.
rainbow ribbon
24Feb

Legislating Conversion Therapy

Dates
Thursday 24 February 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
Conversion therapy,controversial,contemporary society, criminalisation and its retention. meaningful and illuminating debate about the myriad of ethical, legal, religious, political, societal,perspectives on this issue.
theo-plath
25Feb

Theo Plath and Aris Blettenberg

Dates
Friday 25 February 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Theo Plath is a vibrant young bassoonist who is principal of Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra and was a prize winner at the YCAT auditions in London. He is joined by Aris Blettenberg for their Barber Concerts debut.
Spinout Life Stories Contensis
1Mar

Spinout Life Stories

Dates
Tuesday 1 March 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Join two University of Birmingham academics who have successfully created spinout companies. Andrew Dove of 4D Biomaterials and Tim Naughton of Salinity Solutions will share their business life stories with you.
Academic Writing
2Mar

Academic writing skills (Year 12 and 13)

Dates
Wednesday 2 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
This Academic Writing masterclass will develop the key skills that are needed for successful planning and structuring of a written assignment.
2Mar

Mechanical Engineering (Years 10-13)

Dates
Wednesday 2 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
A masterclass introducing students to the study of mechanics and design engineering
Try a new language - 1
2Mar

Try a new language! (Session 1, Years 9-11)

Dates
Wednesday 2 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass providing students with an introduction to studying languages at university
Lithuania,_Latvia_and_Estonia
2Mar

The Baltic States and the interwar slump - a panel discussion

Dates
Wednesday 2 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
The Baltic States gained independence as a consequence of the First World War. In this panel discussion, the speakers examine how these new states responded to – and were transformed by – the Great Depression.
chethams
4Mar

Chetham's School of Music

Dates
Friday 4 March 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Listen to the classical music stars of the future as we hear a selection of the finest students from Chetham's School of Music.
Criminal Law Streetlaw
9Mar

Criminal Law: Streetlaw (Years 10 and 11)

Dates
Wednesday 9 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Law masterclass for GCSE students which will focus on areas of criminal law which are particularly relevant to young people, such as joint enterprise, police stop and search powers or criminal sentencing.
9Mar

Making a murderer? (Year 12 and 13)

Dates
Wednesday 9 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass exploring the social, psychological and environmental drivers behind violent crime.
9Mar

Using maths to survive the zombie apocalypse (Year 12 & 13)

Dates
Wednesday 9 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
This masterclass will show students how to develop mathematical models and look at ways to ensure the human race survives if (and when) the zombies attack!
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
hermesexperiment
11Mar

The Hermes Experiment

Dates
Friday 11 March 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
We are delighted to welcome back the Hermes Experiment for a programme that includes a selection from Ruari Paterson-Achenbach's to sleep on it.
brass2
11Mar

Instrumental Choirs Gala

Dates
Friday 11 March 2022 (19:30-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
These enthusiastic student instrumental choirs present an eclectic programme of original works and arrangements in this relaxed evening concert.
beast
11Mar

BEAST @ Centrala

Dates
Friday 11 March (19:30) - Saturday 12 March 2022 (22:00)
Location
Centrala
Description
We take BEAST into the city for this Centrala take-over weekend and welcome sound artists, composers, and researchers for two evening gigs.
brass2
12Mar

Wind Band

Dates
Saturday 12 March 2022 (19:30-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The largest of the Music Society's instrumental ensembles, University Wind Band brings together student musicians from across the whole campus.
beast
13Mar

New Music Ensemble

Dates
Sunday 13 March 2022 (15:00-16:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
Daniele Rosina conducts the University's contemporary music group, New Music Ensemble.
students
14Mar

University Baroque-Classical Orchestra

Dates
Monday 14 March 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
A selection of student early music ensembles present their annual lunchtime concert with the support of guest tutors who are leaders in their field.
16Mar

Are footballers wimps? (Year 12 and 13)

Dates
Wednesday 16 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass during which students will learn about the research process and gain an understanding of how the sensation of pain is generated.
Boost up your languages
16Mar

Boost up your languages! (Year 12 & 13)

Dates
Wednesday 16 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
This masterclass provides an opportunity for students studying A level French, German or Spanish to practice their language skills.
16Mar

Outbreak control (Years 12 and 13)

Dates
Wednesday 16 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass centring around the control of an outbreak of infectious disease in a hospital setting.
elodie
18Mar

Elodie Chousmer-Howelles and Stella Marie Lorenz

Dates
Friday 18 March 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Elodie Chousmer-Howelles is establishing herself as one of the most versatile young musicians of her generation.
brass
18Mar

Brass Band and Chamber Choirs

Dates
Friday 18 March 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
These three Music Society ensembles join forces for an entertaining evening of brass band and choral music.
musical heritage
19Mar

A Musical Heritage

Dates
Saturday 19 March 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Town Hall, Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham has played a key role in the musical life of the City. We celebrate this rich musical heritage with a performance.
students
20Mar

University Camerata

Dates
Sunday 20 March 2022 (13:00-19:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
MA Choral Conducting students direct University Camerata as part of their recital assessments. This concert is free and unticketed, and is an opportunity to see the choral leaders of the future in action.
23Mar

Discover smart materials (Year 10)

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass in which students can learn about Materials Science and Engineering.
23Mar

Try a new language! (Session 2, Years 9-11)

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass providing students with an introduction to studying languages at university
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
xray315
23Mar

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Heather Logue (University of Leeds).
tippett
23Mar

Tippett Quartet and Emma Abbate

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Tippett Quartet make a welcome return to Barber Concerts and are joined by acclaimed pianist Emma Abbate.
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.
sara-colman
25Mar

Jazz Orchestra feat. Sara Colman

Dates
Friday 25 March 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The University of Birmingham Jazz Orchestra and special guest artist, Sara Colman, perform brand new arrangements from the plethora of music that has inspired Sara's career to date.
students
26Mar

University Chorus and Birmingham Symphonic Brass

Dates
Saturday 26 March 2022 (19:30-20:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Julian Wilkins directs the University Chorus for this showcase performance and welcomes leading brass composer and ensemble director Stephen Roberts and Birmingham Symphonic Brass in this joint concert.
uob-music-concert2
27Mar

Symphony Orchestra and String Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 27 March 2022 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Music Society's Symphony Orchestra and String Orchestra present this afternoon performance which features one of the joint winners of the Music Society's soloist prize, Eloise Yates.
30Mar

The Economics of Happiness (Year 12 & 13)

Dates
Wednesday 30 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass exploring the Economics of Happiness from both a theoretical and an empirical perspective.
film challenge
30Mar

The two-hour movie challenge! (Years 12 & 13)

Dates
Wednesday 30 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Practical masterclass where students can script, plan, shoot and edit a short film in 2 hours.
30Mar

Who looks after our teeth and why? (Years 10-13)

Dates
Wednesday 30 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
This masterclass will discuss careers in Dental Surgery and Dental Hygiene and Therapy, as well as oral health in general.
30Mar

Write like an Egyptian (Years 7-9)

Dates
Wednesday 30 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass introducing students to the basics of the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic writing system.
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'.
Introduction to Consultancy (2)Contensis Thumb
4Apr

Introduction to Consultancy

Dates
Monday 4 April 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Join University of Birmingham Enterprise, Consultancy Services, and find out how you can make your expertise, and knowledge available to industry, non-profit organisations, public sector organisations and governments.
6Apr

International negotiations (Year 12)

Dates
Wednesday 6 April 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
This masterclass will help students understand how politics within countries and between countries are inter-related
6Apr

Rethinking Educational Futures (Year 12 and 13)

Dates
Wednesday 6 April 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass during which students will analyse and critique education in the present to explore how we might re-imagine the future of education
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.
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.
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.
xray315
27Apr

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 27 April 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Arianne Shahvisi (Brighton and Sussex Medical School).
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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.
osuns story
14May

Osun's Story

Dates
Saturday 14 May 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Master multi-percussionist and Grammy award winner Lekan Babalola and multi-instrumentalist Kate Luxmoore combine forces with a narrator to create an evocative world in words, music and images.
Networking thumb
16May

Networking 'Who knows someone who?'

Dates
Monday 16 May 2022 (12:00-13:30)
Location
Edgbaston Park Hotel 53 Edgbaston Park Road Birmingham B15 2RS
Description
When ever you are embarking on a new path, direction or taking a route you have never taken before…you do not need to take that journey alone. Join our top
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).
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.
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.
hamilton
28Jan

Lecture-Recital 2: Rhapsodies and Fantasies

Dates
Friday 28 January 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Pianist Kenneth Hamilton returns for his annual January lecture-recitals and introduces some of the most rhapsodically imaginative pieces in the piano repertoire.
linarol
4Feb

Linarol Consort: Baisiez moy

Dates
Friday 4 February 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Linarol Consort celebrate the 500th anniversary of the death of Josquin des Prez with a programme of chansons and instrumental music performed on viols of the early 16th century with soprano Héloïse Bernard.
jamiesavan
11Feb

Gonzaga Band: Alla Milanese

Dates
Friday 11 February 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Gonzaga Band perform a programme exploring the connections and relationships between musicians at the heart of the Milanese scene for experimental music in the late-Renaissance/early-Baroque transition, c.1590-1620.
yeo
12Feb

University Baroque-Classical Orchestra

Dates
Saturday 12 February 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The University's period instrument orchestra present music by Boccherini, W F Bach, and Haydn in their annual concert.
LGBTQ film screening
17Feb

B-Flim - Moonlight: Screening Black Queer Youth

Dates
Thursday 17 February 2022 (17:00-20:00)
Location
The Carroll - Muirhead Tower (R21)
Description
MOONLIGHT: SCREENING BLACK QUEER YOUTH, coming-of-age story about a young gay Black boy.
hellier
18Feb

Oxford Lieder: wom3n

Dates
Friday 18 February 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Scottish mezzo Rowan Hellier is joined by Oxford Lieder Artistic Director, Sholto Kynoch, to celebrate the wealth of contemporary female composers.
riotensemble
23Feb

Riot Ensemble feat. Gośka Isphording

Dates
Wednesday 23 February 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Leading contemporary music group, Riot Ensemble, give their Barber Concerts debut. Their work focuses on commissioning new works, and the members of Riot are some of the top European soloists in the field of New Music.
theo-plath
25Feb

Theo Plath and Aris Blettenberg

Dates
Friday 25 February 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Theo Plath is a vibrant young bassoonist who is principal of Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra and was a prize winner at the YCAT auditions in London. He is joined by Aris Blettenberg for their Barber Concerts debut.
chethams
4Mar

Chetham's School of Music

Dates
Friday 4 March 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Listen to the classical music stars of the future as we hear a selection of the finest students from Chetham's School of Music.
hermesexperiment
11Mar

The Hermes Experiment

Dates
Friday 11 March 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
We are delighted to welcome back the Hermes Experiment for a programme that includes a selection from Ruari Paterson-Achenbach's to sleep on it.
brass2
11Mar

Instrumental Choirs Gala

Dates
Friday 11 March 2022 (19:30-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
These enthusiastic student instrumental choirs present an eclectic programme of original works and arrangements in this relaxed evening concert.
beast
11Mar

BEAST @ Centrala

Dates
Friday 11 March (19:30) - Saturday 12 March 2022 (22:00)
Location
Centrala
Description
We take BEAST into the city for this Centrala take-over weekend and welcome sound artists, composers, and researchers for two evening gigs.
brass2
12Mar

Wind Band

Dates
Saturday 12 March 2022 (19:30-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The largest of the Music Society's instrumental ensembles, University Wind Band brings together student musicians from across the whole campus.
beast
13Mar

New Music Ensemble

Dates
Sunday 13 March 2022 (15:00-16:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
Daniele Rosina conducts the University's contemporary music group, New Music Ensemble.
students
14Mar

University Baroque-Classical Orchestra

Dates
Monday 14 March 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
A selection of student early music ensembles present their annual lunchtime concert with the support of guest tutors who are leaders in their field.
elodie
18Mar

Elodie Chousmer-Howelles and Stella Marie Lorenz

Dates
Friday 18 March 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Elodie Chousmer-Howelles is establishing herself as one of the most versatile young musicians of her generation.
brass
18Mar

Brass Band and Chamber Choirs

Dates
Friday 18 March 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
These three Music Society ensembles join forces for an entertaining evening of brass band and choral music.
musical heritage
19Mar

A Musical Heritage

Dates
Saturday 19 March 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Town Hall, Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham has played a key role in the musical life of the City. We celebrate this rich musical heritage with a performance.
students
20Mar

University Camerata

Dates
Sunday 20 March 2022 (13:00-19:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
MA Choral Conducting students direct University Camerata as part of their recital assessments. This concert is free and unticketed, and is an opportunity to see the choral leaders of the future in action.
tippett
23Mar

Tippett Quartet and Emma Abbate

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Tippett Quartet make a welcome return to Barber Concerts and are joined by acclaimed pianist Emma Abbate.
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.
sara-colman
25Mar

Jazz Orchestra feat. Sara Colman

Dates
Friday 25 March 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The University of Birmingham Jazz Orchestra and special guest artist, Sara Colman, perform brand new arrangements from the plethora of music that has inspired Sara's career to date.
students
26Mar

University Chorus and Birmingham Symphonic Brass

Dates
Saturday 26 March 2022 (19:30-20:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Julian Wilkins directs the University Chorus for this showcase performance and welcomes leading brass composer and ensemble director Stephen Roberts and Birmingham Symphonic Brass in this joint concert.
uob-music-concert2
27Mar

Symphony Orchestra and String Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 27 March 2022 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Music Society's Symphony Orchestra and String Orchestra present this afternoon performance which features one of the joint winners of the Music Society's soloist prize, Eloise Yates.
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.
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.
osuns story
14May

Osun's Story

Dates
Saturday 14 May 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Master multi-percussionist and Grammy award winner Lekan Babalola and multi-instrumentalist Kate Luxmoore combine forces with a narrator to create an evocative world in words, music and images.
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.
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.
xray315
26Jan

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 26 January 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Amie Thomasson (Dartmouth College).
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.
we the people
10Feb

LGBTIQ+ students with a refugee status

Dates
Thursday 10 February 2022 (19:00-20:00)
Location
Online
Description
webinar of the Virtual EDI Festival 2022, bringing students and staff together to embrace the diversity of our community and ignite broader conversations for a more inclusive university community and society.
Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) (1)
14Feb

Introduction to Intellectual Property

Dates
Monday 14 February 2022 (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
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.
Why girls
17Feb

Women's network LGBTQ+ history month book club

Dates
Thursday 17 February 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
Book Club! We'll be reading White Girls by Hilton Als as part of the University of Birmingham LGBTQ+ History Month events series.
LGBTQ film screening
17Feb

B-Flim - Moonlight: Screening Black Queer Youth

Dates
Thursday 17 February 2022 (17:00-20:00)
Location
The Carroll - Muirhead Tower (R21)
Description
MOONLIGHT: SCREENING BLACK QUEER YOUTH, coming-of-age story about a young gay Black boy.
moonlight
17Feb

MOONLIGHT: Screening Black Queer Youth

Dates
Thursday 17 February 2022 (17:00-20:00)
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).
Lesvia photo event (1)
22Feb

"Lesvia. The Herstory of Eressos"

Dates
Tuesday 22 February 2022 (17:00-18:15)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
The event aims at presenting the forthcoming documentary by Greek filmmaker Tzeli Hadjidimitriou based on the history of Eressos, a village in Lesbos which has been visited by hundreds of lesbians since the 1970s.
xray315
23Feb

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 23 February 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Elly Vintiadis (American College of Greece).
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
rainbow ribbon
24Feb

Legislating Conversion Therapy

Dates
Thursday 24 February 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
Conversion therapy,controversial,contemporary society, criminalisation and its retention. meaningful and illuminating debate about the myriad of ethical, legal, religious, political, societal,perspectives on this issue.
Spinout Life Stories Contensis
1Mar

Spinout Life Stories

Dates
Tuesday 1 March 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Join two University of Birmingham academics who have successfully created spinout companies. Andrew Dove of 4D Biomaterials and Tim Naughton of Salinity Solutions will share their business life stories with you.
Lithuania,_Latvia_and_Estonia
2Mar

The Baltic States and the interwar slump - a panel discussion

Dates
Wednesday 2 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
The Baltic States gained independence as a consequence of the First World War. In this panel discussion, the speakers examine how these new states responded to – and were transformed by – the Great Depression.
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
xray315
23Mar

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Heather Logue (University of Leeds).
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'.
Introduction to Consultancy (2)Contensis Thumb
4Apr

Introduction to Consultancy

Dates
Monday 4 April 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Join University of Birmingham Enterprise, Consultancy Services, and find out how you can make your expertise, and knowledge available to industry, non-profit organisations, public sector organisations and governments.
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.
xray315
27Apr

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 27 April 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Arianne Shahvisi (Brighton and Sussex Medical School).
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).
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.
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
xray315
26Jan

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 26 January 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Amie Thomasson (Dartmouth College).
hamilton
28Jan

Lecture-Recital 2: Rhapsodies and Fantasies

Dates
Friday 28 January 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Pianist Kenneth Hamilton returns for his annual January lecture-recitals and introduces some of the most rhapsodically imaginative pieces in the piano repertoire.
secondary-education
31Jan

Get into Teaching

Dates
Monday 31 January 2022 (17:00-18:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Our Get into Teaching session will provide you with a wealth of information on how to get into teaching and how to apply for training.
LGBTHM-Badge-Collage-600x364 library
1Feb

Library display - LGBTQ+ history month; Politics in Art

Dates
Tuesday 1 February (09:00) - Friday 18 February 2022 (17:00)
Location
Main Library Atrium
Description
LGBTQ+ history month, display Main Library atrium and will feature print and ebooks on the theme of Politics in Art to link with the official theme
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
linarol
4Feb

Linarol Consort: Baisiez moy

Dates
Friday 4 February 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Linarol Consort celebrate the 500th anniversary of the death of Josquin des Prez with a programme of chansons and instrumental music performed on viols of the early 16th century with soprano Héloïse Bernard.
7Feb

LGBTQ+ Mentoring Scheme Launch Event

Dates
Monday 7 February 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
LGBTQ+ history month, mentoring scheme, student, and recent graduates
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.
we the people
10Feb

LGBTIQ+ students with a refugee status

Dates
Thursday 10 February 2022 (19:00-20:00)
Location
Online
Description
webinar of the Virtual EDI Festival 2022, bringing students and staff together to embrace the diversity of our community and ignite broader conversations for a more inclusive university community and society.
jamiesavan
11Feb

Gonzaga Band: Alla Milanese

Dates
Friday 11 February 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Gonzaga Band perform a programme exploring the connections and relationships between musicians at the heart of the Milanese scene for experimental music in the late-Renaissance/early-Baroque transition, c.1590-1620.
yeo
12Feb

University Baroque-Classical Orchestra

Dates
Saturday 12 February 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The University's period instrument orchestra present music by Boccherini, W F Bach, and Haydn in their annual concert.
Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) (1)
14Feb

Introduction to Intellectual Property

Dates
Monday 14 February 2022 (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
bramall-rainbow-lights
16Feb

LGBTQ+ Allies workshop (open session)

Dates
Wednesday 16 February 2022 (12:00-14:00)
Location
Zoom- registration required
Description
The LGBTQ Ally Scheme is for staff who wish to proactively support their LGBTQ colleagues achieve equality in the workplace and contribute to an inclusive community for students.
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.
Why girls
17Feb

Women's network LGBTQ+ history month book club

Dates
Thursday 17 February 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
Book Club! We'll be reading White Girls by Hilton Als as part of the University of Birmingham LGBTQ+ History Month events series.
LGBTQ film screening
17Feb

B-Flim - Moonlight: Screening Black Queer Youth

Dates
Thursday 17 February 2022 (17:00-20:00)
Location
The Carroll - Muirhead Tower (R21)
Description
MOONLIGHT: SCREENING BLACK QUEER YOUTH, coming-of-age story about a young gay Black boy.
moonlight
17Feb

MOONLIGHT: Screening Black Queer Youth

Dates
Thursday 17 February 2022 (17:00-20:00)
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).
hellier
18Feb

Oxford Lieder: wom3n

Dates
Friday 18 February 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Scottish mezzo Rowan Hellier is joined by Oxford Lieder Artistic Director, Sholto Kynoch, to celebrate the wealth of contemporary female composers.
Lesvia photo event (1)
22Feb

"Lesvia. The Herstory of Eressos"

Dates
Tuesday 22 February 2022 (17:00-18:15)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
The event aims at presenting the forthcoming documentary by Greek filmmaker Tzeli Hadjidimitriou based on the history of Eressos, a village in Lesbos which has been visited by hundreds of lesbians since the 1970s.
Advert Square
23Feb

Online Family Fun - Volcanoes: Inside and Out

Dates
Wednesday 23 February 2022 (11:00-14:00)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
This FEBRUARY HALF TERM join the Lapworth Museum of Geology ONLINE and discover all about volcanoes.
xray315
23Feb

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 23 February 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Elly Vintiadis (American College of Greece).
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
riotensemble
23Feb

Riot Ensemble feat. Gośka Isphording

Dates
Wednesday 23 February 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Leading contemporary music group, Riot Ensemble, give their Barber Concerts debut. Their work focuses on commissioning new works, and the members of Riot are some of the top European soloists in the field of New Music.
rainbow ribbon
24Feb

Legislating Conversion Therapy

Dates
Thursday 24 February 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
Conversion therapy,controversial,contemporary society, criminalisation and its retention. meaningful and illuminating debate about the myriad of ethical, legal, religious, political, societal,perspectives on this issue.
theo-plath
25Feb

Theo Plath and Aris Blettenberg

Dates
Friday 25 February 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Theo Plath is a vibrant young bassoonist who is principal of Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra and was a prize winner at the YCAT auditions in London. He is joined by Aris Blettenberg for their Barber Concerts debut.
Spinout Life Stories Contensis
1Mar

Spinout Life Stories

Dates
Tuesday 1 March 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Join two University of Birmingham academics who have successfully created spinout companies. Andrew Dove of 4D Biomaterials and Tim Naughton of Salinity Solutions will share their business life stories with you.
Academic Writing
2Mar

Academic writing skills (Year 12 and 13)

Dates
Wednesday 2 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
This Academic Writing masterclass will develop the key skills that are needed for successful planning and structuring of a written assignment.
2Mar

Mechanical Engineering (Years 10-13)

Dates
Wednesday 2 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
A masterclass introducing students to the study of mechanics and design engineering
Try a new language - 1
2Mar

Try a new language! (Session 1, Years 9-11)

Dates
Wednesday 2 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass providing students with an introduction to studying languages at university
Lithuania,_Latvia_and_Estonia
2Mar

The Baltic States and the interwar slump - a panel discussion

Dates
Wednesday 2 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
The Baltic States gained independence as a consequence of the First World War. In this panel discussion, the speakers examine how these new states responded to – and were transformed by – the Great Depression.
chethams
4Mar

Chetham's School of Music

Dates
Friday 4 March 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Listen to the classical music stars of the future as we hear a selection of the finest students from Chetham's School of Music.
Criminal Law Streetlaw
9Mar

Criminal Law: Streetlaw (Years 10 and 11)

Dates
Wednesday 9 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Law masterclass for GCSE students which will focus on areas of criminal law which are particularly relevant to young people, such as joint enterprise, police stop and search powers or criminal sentencing.
9Mar

Making a murderer? (Year 12 and 13)

Dates
Wednesday 9 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass exploring the social, psychological and environmental drivers behind violent crime.
9Mar

Using maths to survive the zombie apocalypse (Year 12 & 13)

Dates
Wednesday 9 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
This masterclass will show students how to develop mathematical models and look at ways to ensure the human race survives if (and when) the zombies attack!
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
hermesexperiment
11Mar

The Hermes Experiment

Dates
Friday 11 March 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
We are delighted to welcome back the Hermes Experiment for a programme that includes a selection from Ruari Paterson-Achenbach's to sleep on it.
brass2
11Mar

Instrumental Choirs Gala

Dates
Friday 11 March 2022 (19:30-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
These enthusiastic student instrumental choirs present an eclectic programme of original works and arrangements in this relaxed evening concert.
beast
11Mar

BEAST @ Centrala

Dates
Friday 11 March (19:30) - Saturday 12 March 2022 (22:00)
Location
Centrala
Description
We take BEAST into the city for this Centrala take-over weekend and welcome sound artists, composers, and researchers for two evening gigs.
brass2
12Mar

Wind Band

Dates
Saturday 12 March 2022 (19:30-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The largest of the Music Society's instrumental ensembles, University Wind Band brings together student musicians from across the whole campus.
beast
13Mar

New Music Ensemble

Dates
Sunday 13 March 2022 (15:00-16:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building - University of Birmingham
Description
Daniele Rosina conducts the University's contemporary music group, New Music Ensemble.
students
14Mar

University Baroque-Classical Orchestra

Dates
Monday 14 March 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
A selection of student early music ensembles present their annual lunchtime concert with the support of guest tutors who are leaders in their field.
16Mar

Are footballers wimps? (Year 12 and 13)

Dates
Wednesday 16 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass during which students will learn about the research process and gain an understanding of how the sensation of pain is generated.
Boost up your languages
16Mar

Boost up your languages! (Year 12 & 13)

Dates
Wednesday 16 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
This masterclass provides an opportunity for students studying A level French, German or Spanish to practice their language skills.
16Mar

Outbreak control (Years 12 and 13)

Dates
Wednesday 16 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass centring around the control of an outbreak of infectious disease in a hospital setting.
elodie
18Mar

Elodie Chousmer-Howelles and Stella Marie Lorenz

Dates
Friday 18 March 2022 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Elodie Chousmer-Howelles is establishing herself as one of the most versatile young musicians of her generation.
brass
18Mar

Brass Band and Chamber Choirs

Dates
Friday 18 March 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
These three Music Society ensembles join forces for an entertaining evening of brass band and choral music.
musical heritage
19Mar

A Musical Heritage

Dates
Saturday 19 March 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Town Hall, Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham has played a key role in the musical life of the City. We celebrate this rich musical heritage with a performance.
students
20Mar

University Camerata

Dates
Sunday 20 March 2022 (13:00-19:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
MA Choral Conducting students direct University Camerata as part of their recital assessments. This concert is free and unticketed, and is an opportunity to see the choral leaders of the future in action.
23Mar

Discover smart materials (Year 10)

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass in which students can learn about Materials Science and Engineering.
23Mar

Try a new language! (Session 2, Years 9-11)

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass providing students with an introduction to studying languages at university
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
xray315
23Mar

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Heather Logue (University of Leeds).
tippett
23Mar

Tippett Quartet and Emma Abbate

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Tippett Quartet make a welcome return to Barber Concerts and are joined by acclaimed pianist Emma Abbate.
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.
sara-colman
25Mar

Jazz Orchestra feat. Sara Colman

Dates
Friday 25 March 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The University of Birmingham Jazz Orchestra and special guest artist, Sara Colman, perform brand new arrangements from the plethora of music that has inspired Sara's career to date.
students
26Mar

University Chorus and Birmingham Symphonic Brass

Dates
Saturday 26 March 2022 (19:30-20:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Julian Wilkins directs the University Chorus for this showcase performance and welcomes leading brass composer and ensemble director Stephen Roberts and Birmingham Symphonic Brass in this joint concert.
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27Mar

Symphony Orchestra and String Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 27 March 2022 (15:00-17:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
The Music Society's Symphony Orchestra and String Orchestra present this afternoon performance which features one of the joint winners of the Music Society's soloist prize, Eloise Yates.
30Mar

The Economics of Happiness (Year 12 & 13)

Dates
Wednesday 30 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass exploring the Economics of Happiness from both a theoretical and an empirical perspective.
film challenge
30Mar

The two-hour movie challenge! (Years 12 & 13)

Dates
Wednesday 30 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Practical masterclass where students can script, plan, shoot and edit a short film in 2 hours.
30Mar

Who looks after our teeth and why? (Years 10-13)

Dates
Wednesday 30 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
This masterclass will discuss careers in Dental Surgery and Dental Hygiene and Therapy, as well as oral health in general.
30Mar

Write like an Egyptian (Years 7-9)

Dates
Wednesday 30 March 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass introducing students to the basics of the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic writing system.
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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'.
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4Apr

Introduction to Consultancy

Dates
Monday 4 April 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Join University of Birmingham Enterprise, Consultancy Services, and find out how you can make your expertise, and knowledge available to industry, non-profit organisations, public sector organisations and governments.
6Apr

International negotiations (Year 12)

Dates
Wednesday 6 April 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
This masterclass will help students understand how politics within countries and between countries are inter-related
6Apr

Rethinking Educational Futures (Year 12 and 13)

Dates
Wednesday 6 April 2022 (13:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
Masterclass during which students will analyse and critique education in the present to explore how we might re-imagine the future of education
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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.
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.
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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.
xray315
27Apr

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 27 April 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Arianne Shahvisi (Brighton and Sussex Medical School).
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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.
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14May

Osun's Story

Dates
Saturday 14 May 2022 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Description
Master multi-percussionist and Grammy award winner Lekan Babalola and multi-instrumentalist Kate Luxmoore combine forces with a narrator to create an evocative world in words, music and images.
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16May

Networking 'Who knows someone who?'

Dates
Monday 16 May 2022 (12:00-13:30)
Location
Edgbaston Park Hotel 53 Edgbaston Park Road Birmingham B15 2RS
Description
When ever you are embarking on a new path, direction or taking a route you have never taken before…you do not need to take that journey alone. Join our top
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).
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.
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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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
xray315
26Jan

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 26 January 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Amie Thomasson (Dartmouth College).
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1Feb

Library display - LGBTQ+ history month; Politics in Art

Dates
Tuesday 1 February (09:00) - Friday 18 February 2022 (17:00)
Location
Main Library Atrium
Description
LGBTQ+ history month, display Main Library atrium and will feature print and ebooks on the theme of Politics in Art to link with the official theme
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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
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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.
Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) (1)
14Feb

Introduction to Intellectual Property

Dates
Monday 14 February 2022 (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
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.
Why girls
17Feb

Women's network LGBTQ+ history month book club

Dates
Thursday 17 February 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
Book Club! We'll be reading White Girls by Hilton Als as part of the University of Birmingham LGBTQ+ History Month events series.
xray315
23Feb

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 23 February 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Elly Vintiadis (American College of Greece).
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
rainbow ribbon
24Feb

Legislating Conversion Therapy

Dates
Thursday 24 February 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
Conversion therapy,controversial,contemporary society, criminalisation and its retention. meaningful and illuminating debate about the myriad of ethical, legal, religious, political, societal,perspectives on this issue.
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1Mar

Spinout Life Stories

Dates
Tuesday 1 March 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Join two University of Birmingham academics who have successfully created spinout companies. Andrew Dove of 4D Biomaterials and Tim Naughton of Salinity Solutions will share their business life stories with you.
Lithuania,_Latvia_and_Estonia
2Mar

The Baltic States and the interwar slump - a panel discussion

Dates
Wednesday 2 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
The Baltic States gained independence as a consequence of the First World War. In this panel discussion, the speakers examine how these new states responded to – and were transformed by – the Great Depression.
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
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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
xray315
23Mar

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 23 March 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Heather Logue (University of Leeds).
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'.
Introduction to Consultancy (2)Contensis Thumb
4Apr

Introduction to Consultancy

Dates
Monday 4 April 2022 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Join University of Birmingham Enterprise, Consultancy Services, and find out how you can make your expertise, and knowledge available to industry, non-profit organisations, public sector organisations and governments.
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.
xray315
27Apr

Philosophy Society Seminar Series

Dates
Wednesday 27 April 2022 (15:15-17:00)
Location
Room 149 ERI building, Zoom
Description
Philosophy Society seminar given by Arianne Shahvisi (Brighton and Sussex Medical School).
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).