Events

 

Coronavirus update

Important information:
All on-campus visits and events are cancelled or postponed until further notice. Virtual events will be running as normal unless otherwise stated. For the latest updates visit our coronavirus information page. Please note that some of our on campus events may be replaced by virtual events - please check with the event organiser listed against each event.

'The Sphinx, the Great Pyramid and two lesser Pyramids, Ghizeh, Egypt' (credit Francis Bedford, 1862). Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2020
12Jun

Sights of Wonder: online exhibition

Dates
Friday 12 June 2020 (00:00) - Saturday 12 June 2021 (00:00)
Description
Sights of Wonder is the first-ever digital exhibition by the Barber - curated by University of Birmingham MA Art History and Curating Students in collaboration with Royal Collection Trust.
hermes 300 x 300
29Jan

The Hermes Experiment

Dates
Friday 29 January (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with The Hermes Experiment.
linarol 300 x 300
12Feb

The Linarol Consort

Dates
Friday 12 February (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with The Linarol Consort.
oliver wass 300 x 300
26Feb

Oliver Wass

Dates
Friday 26 February (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with Oliver Wass.
22Apr

BEAST FEaST 2021: Recalibration

Dates
Thursday 22 April (14:00) - Saturday 24 April 2021 (21:00)
Location
Online
Description
Three days of music, sound, meeting and ideas.
Optimized-Flight of the Monarchs
23Apr

Flight of the Monarchs

Dates
Friday 23 April 2021 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert of Flight of the Monarchs.
si-logo-315
23Apr

The Shakespeare Birthday Lecture

Dates
Friday 23 April (16:00) - Saturday 24 April 2021 (17:00)
Description
This year's Shakespeare Birthday Lecture will be presented online for the first time, with new and important research exploring what Shakespeare looked like and the kind of man he was.
si-logo-315
24Apr

Your Shakespeare questions answered, live from Stratford!

Dates
Saturday 24 April 2021 (15:00-16:00)
Description
In honour of Shakespeare's 457th birthday, three Shakespeare Institute faculty members will be online to answer any questions you may have about Shakespeare's works, influence, life, times, and afterlives.
brihc-thumbnail
27Apr

Archipelago Capitalism

Dates
Tuesday 27 April 2021 (14:00-16:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Vanessa Ogle (Berkeley) presents the BRIHC seminar.
watercolour pic
29Apr

Crafted in Time: Watercolour Workshop

Dates
Thursday 29 April 2021 (18:30-19:50)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Artist Mita Solanky will lead a creative virtual watercolour workshop inspired by the Lapworth's mineral collection.
30Apr

Word/Music/Image: Migration and Gender Workshop

Dates
Friday 30 April 2021 (12:00-16:00)
Location
Online
Description
Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities and social sciences, this workshop seeks to generate a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between migration and gender.
brihc-thumbnail
4May

BRIHC seminar (title tbc)

Dates
Tuesday 4 May 2021 (14:00-16:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Ananya Kabir (KCL) presents the BRIHC seminar.
5May

Transnationalism: Memory, Migration and Relationality

Dates
Wednesday 5 May 2021 (14:00-17:00)
Location
Online
Description
An academic discussion of methods, approaches and perspectives organised by the Forging Links research stream of in the Department of Modern Languages.
secondary-education
6May

Train to Teach chat session

Dates
Thursday 6 May 2021 (16:00-17:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Our Train to Teach chat session will provide you with a wealth of information on how to get into teaching and how to apply for training.
cadbury-lectures-2020-1437-Cropped-300x300
17May

Cadbury Lectures 2021

Dates
Monday 17 May (00:01) - Friday 21 May 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Cadbury Lectures 2021 Linda Woodhead
TextilePic
27May

Crafted in Time: Textile Workshop

Dates
Thursday 27 May 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Join textile artist Louise Goult for a relaxing virtual textile workshop inspired by the Lapworth Museum's collection.
11Jun

Affect, Empathy, the Body

Dates
Friday 11 June 2021 (14:00-17:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Online symposium exploring the ways in which key concepts of affect, empathy, and the body shape the work being carried out by, between, and on the borders of humanities and mental health research.
DISINTERGRATION  ACCUMULATION(Detail)2
24Jun

Crafted in Time: Printmaking Workshop

Dates
Thursday 24 June 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson for an inspiring evening of printmaking, in response to the Lapworth Museum's collection.
9Jul

Do ancient Egyptians dream of electric sheep?

Dates
Friday 9 July 2021 (09:00-17:00)
Description
A workshop exploring the reception and reconstruction of Egypt in science fiction, fostering a dialogue among Egyptologists, cultural historians, literary scholars, and creative practitioners.
Pics Rachel Clay Tile
29Jul

Crafted in Time: Clay Tile Workshop

Dates
Thursday 29 July 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Artist Rachel Akers will lead an engaging online workshop in which you will create a beautiful clay tile inspired by the Lapworth Museum.
bacs-conference315
8Sep

British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) annual conference

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (17:00)
Location
The University of Birmingham
Description
The Annual Conference of the British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS), to be held at the University of Birmingham will now take place 8-10 September 2021
8Sep

Information Overload? Music Studies in the Age of Abundance

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (18:00)
Location
Dome Room Bramall Music Building, Online
Description
A conference on epistemological, methodological, ethical, and disciplinary problems that arise when studying music in the age of abundance.
hermes 300 x 300
29Jan

The Hermes Experiment

Dates
Friday 29 January (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with The Hermes Experiment.
linarol 300 x 300
12Feb

The Linarol Consort

Dates
Friday 12 February (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with The Linarol Consort.
oliver wass 300 x 300
26Feb

Oliver Wass

Dates
Friday 26 February (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with Oliver Wass.
22Apr

BEAST FEaST 2021: Recalibration

Dates
Thursday 22 April (14:00) - Saturday 24 April 2021 (21:00)
Location
Online
Description
Three days of music, sound, meeting and ideas.
Optimized-Flight of the Monarchs
23Apr

Flight of the Monarchs

Dates
Friday 23 April 2021 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert of Flight of the Monarchs.
si-logo-315
23Apr

The Shakespeare Birthday Lecture

Dates
Friday 23 April (16:00) - Saturday 24 April 2021 (17:00)
Description
This year's Shakespeare Birthday Lecture will be presented online for the first time, with new and important research exploring what Shakespeare looked like and the kind of man he was.
si-logo-315
24Apr

Your Shakespeare questions answered, live from Stratford!

Dates
Saturday 24 April 2021 (15:00-16:00)
Description
In honour of Shakespeare's 457th birthday, three Shakespeare Institute faculty members will be online to answer any questions you may have about Shakespeare's works, influence, life, times, and afterlives.
brihc-thumbnail
27Apr

Archipelago Capitalism

Dates
Tuesday 27 April 2021 (14:00-16:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Vanessa Ogle (Berkeley) presents the BRIHC seminar.
watercolour pic
29Apr

Crafted in Time: Watercolour Workshop

Dates
Thursday 29 April 2021 (18:30-19:50)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Artist Mita Solanky will lead a creative virtual watercolour workshop inspired by the Lapworth's mineral collection.
brihc-thumbnail
4May

BRIHC seminar (title tbc)

Dates
Tuesday 4 May 2021 (14:00-16:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Ananya Kabir (KCL) presents the BRIHC seminar.
cadbury-lectures-2020-1437-Cropped-300x300
17May

Cadbury Lectures 2021

Dates
Monday 17 May (00:01) - Friday 21 May 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Cadbury Lectures 2021 Linda Woodhead
TextilePic
27May

Crafted in Time: Textile Workshop

Dates
Thursday 27 May 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Join textile artist Louise Goult for a relaxing virtual textile workshop inspired by the Lapworth Museum's collection.
11Jun

Affect, Empathy, the Body

Dates
Friday 11 June 2021 (14:00-17:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Online symposium exploring the ways in which key concepts of affect, empathy, and the body shape the work being carried out by, between, and on the borders of humanities and mental health research.
DISINTERGRATION  ACCUMULATION(Detail)2
24Jun

Crafted in Time: Printmaking Workshop

Dates
Thursday 24 June 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson for an inspiring evening of printmaking, in response to the Lapworth Museum's collection.
9Jul

Do ancient Egyptians dream of electric sheep?

Dates
Friday 9 July 2021 (09:00-17:00)
Description
A workshop exploring the reception and reconstruction of Egypt in science fiction, fostering a dialogue among Egyptologists, cultural historians, literary scholars, and creative practitioners.
Pics Rachel Clay Tile
29Jul

Crafted in Time: Clay Tile Workshop

Dates
Thursday 29 July 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Artist Rachel Akers will lead an engaging online workshop in which you will create a beautiful clay tile inspired by the Lapworth Museum.
'The Sphinx, the Great Pyramid and two lesser Pyramids, Ghizeh, Egypt' (credit Francis Bedford, 1862). Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2020
12Jun

Sights of Wonder: online exhibition

Dates
Friday 12 June 2020 (00:00) - Saturday 12 June 2021 (00:00)
Description
Sights of Wonder is the first-ever digital exhibition by the Barber - curated by University of Birmingham MA Art History and Curating Students in collaboration with Royal Collection Trust.
hermes 300 x 300
29Jan

The Hermes Experiment

Dates
Friday 29 January (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with The Hermes Experiment.
linarol 300 x 300
12Feb

The Linarol Consort

Dates
Friday 12 February (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with The Linarol Consort.
oliver wass 300 x 300
26Feb

Oliver Wass

Dates
Friday 26 February (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with Oliver Wass.
22Apr

BEAST FEaST 2021: Recalibration

Dates
Thursday 22 April (14:00) - Saturday 24 April 2021 (21:00)
Location
Online
Description
Three days of music, sound, meeting and ideas.
Optimized-Flight of the Monarchs
23Apr

Flight of the Monarchs

Dates
Friday 23 April 2021 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert of Flight of the Monarchs.
si-logo-315
23Apr

The Shakespeare Birthday Lecture

Dates
Friday 23 April (16:00) - Saturday 24 April 2021 (17:00)
Description
This year's Shakespeare Birthday Lecture will be presented online for the first time, with new and important research exploring what Shakespeare looked like and the kind of man he was.
si-logo-315
24Apr

Your Shakespeare questions answered, live from Stratford!

Dates
Saturday 24 April 2021 (15:00-16:00)
Description
In honour of Shakespeare's 457th birthday, three Shakespeare Institute faculty members will be online to answer any questions you may have about Shakespeare's works, influence, life, times, and afterlives.
brihc-thumbnail
27Apr

Archipelago Capitalism

Dates
Tuesday 27 April 2021 (14:00-16:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Vanessa Ogle (Berkeley) presents the BRIHC seminar.
watercolour pic
29Apr

Crafted in Time: Watercolour Workshop

Dates
Thursday 29 April 2021 (18:30-19:50)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Artist Mita Solanky will lead a creative virtual watercolour workshop inspired by the Lapworth's mineral collection.
30Apr

Word/Music/Image: Migration and Gender Workshop

Dates
Friday 30 April 2021 (12:00-16:00)
Location
Online
Description
Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities and social sciences, this workshop seeks to generate a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between migration and gender.
brihc-thumbnail
4May

BRIHC seminar (title tbc)

Dates
Tuesday 4 May 2021 (14:00-16:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Ananya Kabir (KCL) presents the BRIHC seminar.
5May

Transnationalism: Memory, Migration and Relationality

Dates
Wednesday 5 May 2021 (14:00-17:00)
Location
Online
Description
An academic discussion of methods, approaches and perspectives organised by the Forging Links research stream of in the Department of Modern Languages.
secondary-education
6May

Train to Teach chat session

Dates
Thursday 6 May 2021 (16:00-17:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Our Train to Teach chat session will provide you with a wealth of information on how to get into teaching and how to apply for training.
cadbury-lectures-2020-1437-Cropped-300x300
17May

Cadbury Lectures 2021

Dates
Monday 17 May (00:01) - Friday 21 May 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Cadbury Lectures 2021 Linda Woodhead
TextilePic
27May

Crafted in Time: Textile Workshop

Dates
Thursday 27 May 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Join textile artist Louise Goult for a relaxing virtual textile workshop inspired by the Lapworth Museum's collection.
11Jun

Affect, Empathy, the Body

Dates
Friday 11 June 2021 (14:00-17:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Online symposium exploring the ways in which key concepts of affect, empathy, and the body shape the work being carried out by, between, and on the borders of humanities and mental health research.
DISINTERGRATION  ACCUMULATION(Detail)2
24Jun

Crafted in Time: Printmaking Workshop

Dates
Thursday 24 June 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson for an inspiring evening of printmaking, in response to the Lapworth Museum's collection.
9Jul

Do ancient Egyptians dream of electric sheep?

Dates
Friday 9 July 2021 (09:00-17:00)
Description
A workshop exploring the reception and reconstruction of Egypt in science fiction, fostering a dialogue among Egyptologists, cultural historians, literary scholars, and creative practitioners.
Pics Rachel Clay Tile
29Jul

Crafted in Time: Clay Tile Workshop

Dates
Thursday 29 July 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Artist Rachel Akers will lead an engaging online workshop in which you will create a beautiful clay tile inspired by the Lapworth Museum.
bacs-conference315
8Sep

British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) annual conference

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (17:00)
Location
The University of Birmingham
Description
The Annual Conference of the British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS), to be held at the University of Birmingham will now take place 8-10 September 2021
8Sep

Information Overload? Music Studies in the Age of Abundance

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (18:00)
Location
Dome Room Bramall Music Building, Online
Description
A conference on epistemological, methodological, ethical, and disciplinary problems that arise when studying music in the age of abundance.
si-logo-315
23Apr

The Shakespeare Birthday Lecture

Dates
Friday 23 April (16:00) - Saturday 24 April 2021 (17:00)
Description
This year's Shakespeare Birthday Lecture will be presented online for the first time, with new and important research exploring what Shakespeare looked like and the kind of man he was.
si-logo-315
24Apr

Your Shakespeare questions answered, live from Stratford!

Dates
Saturday 24 April 2021 (15:00-16:00)
Description
In honour of Shakespeare's 457th birthday, three Shakespeare Institute faculty members will be online to answer any questions you may have about Shakespeare's works, influence, life, times, and afterlives.
brihc-thumbnail
27Apr

Archipelago Capitalism

Dates
Tuesday 27 April 2021 (14:00-16:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Vanessa Ogle (Berkeley) presents the BRIHC seminar.
brihc-thumbnail
4May

BRIHC seminar (title tbc)

Dates
Tuesday 4 May 2021 (14:00-16:00)
Location
Zoom
Description
Ananya Kabir (KCL) presents the BRIHC seminar.
11Jun

Affect, Empathy, the Body

Dates
Friday 11 June 2021 (14:00-17:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Online symposium exploring the ways in which key concepts of affect, empathy, and the body shape the work being carried out by, between, and on the borders of humanities and mental health research.
bacs-conference315
8Sep

British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) annual conference

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (17:00)
Location
The University of Birmingham
Description
The Annual Conference of the British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS), to be held at the University of Birmingham will now take place 8-10 September 2021
8Sep

Information Overload? Music Studies in the Age of Abundance

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (18:00)
Location
Dome Room Bramall Music Building, Online
Description
A conference on epistemological, methodological, ethical, and disciplinary problems that arise when studying music in the age of abundance.