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IIICH welcomes heritage sector professionals to funding management workshop

IIICH welcomes heritage sector professionals to funding management workshop
Description
Event report and recordings of our Museum Funding Management workshop
Date:
23/02/2018

Living with Urban Heritage

Living with Urban Heritage
Description
On 20 February 2018 we were delighted to welcome Professor Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem as part of the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage visiting lecture series.
Date:
23/02/2018

Call for papers: Reading YA Fiction

Description
The Reading YA Fiction Symposium will take place on 24 May 2018 at Westmere House, University of Birmingham.
Date:
23/02/2018

Waterhouse and the Nymphs

Waterhouse and the Nymphs
Description
Professor John Holmes writes for the Birmingham Perspective on the recent controversy surrounding the painting 'Hylas and the Nymphs' at Manchester Art Gallery.
Date:
23/02/2018

The Philip Massinger play reading marathon

The Philip Massinger play reading marathon
Description
Every June, members of The Shakespeare Institute read aloud, in chronological order, the complete dramatic canon of a sixteenth- or early seventeenth-century playwright. The exercise enables us to observe, in concentrated form, the development of a single dramatist's imagination and technique, and to experience a large number of neglected plays by a significant talent of the Shakespearian era.
Date:
21/02/2018

Postgraduate study in Shakespeare: an open day in Stratford-upon-Avon

Postgraduate study in Shakespeare: an open day in Stratford-upon-Avon
Description
An event for prospective postgraduate students with an interest in Shakespeare.
Date:
20/02/2018

New lecturer in Philosophy

New lecturer in Philosophy
Description
The Department of Philosophy is delighted to announce that Gulzaar Barn joined the University in January as a Lecturer in Philosophy.
Date:
16/02/2018

Confabulation: why telling ourselves stories makes us feel ok

Confabulation: why telling ourselves stories makes us feel ok
Description
An article by Lisa Bortolotti discussing project PERFECT's idea that some of our irrational beliefs are beneficial has appeared in Aeon. It focuses on how we confabulate explanations for choices.
Date:
14/02/2018

HEFi Awards success

HEFi Awards success
Description
A number of colleagues in the School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music have been honoured at the 2017/18 HEFi Awards for Educational Enhancement and Innovation.
Date:
14/02/2018

What is political Islam? New publication by Professor Jocelyne Cesari

What is political Islam? New publication by Professor Jocelyne Cesari
Description
Professor Jocelyne Cesari's latest book, What is political Islam?, is now available online. The book traces the origins of political Islam to the inception of the modern nation-state, revealing the decisive role of secular nationalist rulers in its creation.
Date:
13/02/2018
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