Events Search Search for: Search 11Jun Drawn to Antiquity: Works on Paper from the Lawrence Alma-Tadema Collection DatesFriday 11 June (10:00) - Tuesday 21 September 2021 (17:00)LocationBarber Institute of Fine ArtsDescriptionExhibition of 12 drawings by the Victorian Artist Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema until 21 September 2021 at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts 28Aug Two Islands DatesSaturday 28 August (12:00) - Wednesday 24 November 2021 (17:00)DescriptionTwo Islands 21Sep Responsible Business Symposium DatesTuesday 21 September (15:00) - Thursday 23 September 2021 (18:00)LocationEventbriteDescriptionResponsible Business Symposium - Forum for Global Challenges Webinar 27Sep Introduction to Entrepreneurship DatesMonday 27 September 2021 (12:00-13:00)LocationOnline - a zoom link will be sent to you following registrationDescriptionJoin us online for this relaxed session built for University of Birmingham academics and researchers who are interested in learning more about entrepreneurship and business. 30Sep EPS Societies Fair DatesThursday 30 September 2021 (10:00-15:00)LocationWelcome Marquee (by the Law Building)DescriptionJoin us 10am-3pm on 30 September in the Welcome Marquee by the Law Building for the EPS Societies Fair and meet our incredible student groups, clubs and teams. 1Oct Black History Month 2021 DatesFriday 1 October (00:00) - Sunday 31 October 2021 (23:59)DescriptionOctober is Black History Month and the University will again be celebrating the culture and histories of black and minority ethnic communities with a comprehensive programme of events. 6Oct Psychological 'treatments' for homosexuality and gender non-conformity: a roundtable discussion on histories and legacies DatesWednesday 6 October 2021 (14:00-15:30)LocationZoom eventDescriptionAn interdisciplinary discussion on the histories of psychological 'treatments' for homosexuality and gender non-conformity. 7Oct The Priestley Lecture 2021, with Dame Rachel de Souza DatesThursday 7 October 2021 (17:30-18:30)LocationLecture Theatre 2 (102), Teaching and Learning BuildingDescriptionAt the 2021 Priestley Lecture, Dame Rachel de Souza will be discussing her role as Children's Commissioner for England and the current environment/ CV-19 recovery. 9Oct Network for New York School Studies Inaugural Poetry Event DatesSaturday 9 October 2021 (18:00-20:00)LocationOnline via ZoomDescriptionJoin us for the Network's inaugural poetry reading! 18Oct Living with more than one tradition DatesMonday 18 October 2021 (14:00-21:00)LocationOnlineDescriptionWhat does it feel like to live with more than one religious tradition in your life, family, or community? This free on-line event will enable people to come together to explore what it's really like. 21Oct Living with more than one tradition DatesThursday 21 October 2021 (14:00-21:00)LocationOnlineDescriptionWhat does it feel like to live with more than one religious tradition in your life, family, or community? This free on-line event will enable people to come together to explore what it's really like. 27Oct Book Launch: Jimmy Packham's Gothic Utterance and Hannah Murray's Liminal Whiteness in Early US Fiction DatesWednesday 27 October 2021 (14:00-16:00)LocationOnline via ZoomDescriptionJoin CSNA and the Nineteenth-Century Centre for a Halloween-themed launch of two brilliant new books. 27Oct Decolonization and Fossil Developmentalism: Energy, Climate, Extractivism and Empire/Nation in the Twentieth Century DatesWednesday 27 October 2021 (14:00-15:30)LocationZoomDescriptionRoundtable discussion of the entanglements and power relations at stake in histories of ecological extraction 28Oct Enhancing Groundwater Sustainability for Climate Resilience - China Institute Li Siguang Lecture 2021 DatesThursday 28 October 2021 (13:00-14:00)DescriptionProfessor Yan Zheng, Chair Professor, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, SUSTech will deliver our 2021 Li Siguang Lecture "Enhancing Groundwater Sustainability for Climate Resilience". 4Nov The Birmingham Business School Advisory Board Guest Lecture DatesThursday 4 November 2021 (17:30-19:00)LocationAlan Walters Building (R29 on campus map)DescriptionDelivered this year by Billie Major (Billie Major, Corporate Vice-President, Capgemini and CEO, HMRC Business Unit), the title of this year's lecture is 'Business Transformation in the Pandemic'. 10Nov Roundtable discussion on Landscape, Nature and Environment DatesWednesday 10 November 2021 (14:00-15:30)LocationZoomDescriptionRoundtable to discuss how human interactions have impacted nature and the environment across time. 10Nov Visiting Speaker: E. James West (York): 'A Monument to Negro Enterprise': The Black Press and Chicago's Literary Landscapes in the 1920s. DatesWednesday 10 November 2021 (14:00-16:00)LocationOnline via ZoomDescriptionJoin CSNA for a paper presentation by historian James West discussing research from his forthcoming book. 17Nov Hierarchies of Service: Gender in Britain's Commemorative Landscape DatesWednesday 17 November 2021 (14:00-15:30)LocationZoomDescriptionProfessor Corinna Peniston-Bird, Department of History, Lancaster University 24Nov Annual Fage Lecture: The Time of Letters: Epistolarity and Nigerian Newsprint Cultures, 1920s-1960s DatesWednesday 24 November 2021 (15:00-16:30)LocationTBCDescriptionProfessor Stephanie Newell (English, Yale) 12Jan Medici2022 DatesWednesday 12 January (09:00) - Wednesday 6 April 2022 (17:00)LocationEdgbaston Park Hotel 53 Edgbaston Park Road Birmingham B15 2RSDescriptionThe Medici programme will give you the business skills, knowledge and confidence you need to engage 2Feb Who are the Audiences for Early Modern History? DatesWednesday 2 February 2022 (17:00-18:30)LocationZoomDescriptionA roundtable to question who the audiences are for early modern history and how can they be further broadened and engaged. 9Feb Reflections on 'Forging Ahead' at the Black Country Living Museum DatesWednesday 9 February 2022 (14:00-15:30)LocationZoomDescriptionResearchers Simon Briercliffe and Elizabeth Thomson will be joining us from the Black Country Living Museum to reflect on the ways in which their research has contributed to the 'Forging Ahead' project at the Museum. 16Feb Researching Black British Histories DatesWednesday 16 February 2022 (14:00-15:30)LocationZoomDescriptionPostgraduate 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. 23Feb Roundtable on Classics and 'the Other' DatesWednesday 23 February 2022 (16:00-17:30)LocationZoomDescriptionRoundtable to discuss how the relationship between Classics and social and political identities and national cultures has recently been much debated 9Mar Historical Understandings of Mental Illness DatesWednesday 9 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)LocationZoomDescriptionEmily Betz (History, St Andrews), Angus Gowland (History, UCL), Leonard Smith (Applied Health, Birmingham) and Erin Sullivan (Shakespeare Institute, Birmingham) will be joining us for a roundtable discussion 16Mar Building Dogopolis: Dogs and Humans in Modern London, New York and Paris DatesWednesday 16 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)LocationZoomDescriptionChris Pearson (History, Liverpool) will be speaking on the integration of dogs into the urban landscape of London, New York, and Paris between 1800 and 1939. 23Mar Midlands and Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century and Today DatesWednesday 23 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)LocationZoomDescriptionJo-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 30Mar Immersive Practices and Experimental Worlds: A Comparative Ethnography DatesWednesday 30 March 2022 (15:00-16:30)LocationZoomDescriptionDavid 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'. 12Apr Critical Orwell: an online conference DatesTuesday 12 April (00:00) - Thursday 14 April 2022 (00:00)LocationOnline - a zoom link will be sent to you following registrationDescriptionThis online conference hosted by the University of Birmingham is on George Orwell's writing, life, politics, and legacies. 27Apr The Commonwealth Games: A Roundtable Discussion DatesWednesday 27 April 2022 (14:00-15:30)LocationZoomDescriptionRoundtable 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.