Postgraduate Open Day

College of Arts and Law - Postgraduate Open Day Saturday 10 March 2018

cal-opendayThe College offers postgraduate students the opportunity to join a vibrant, international community that allows research to flourish. Home to world-renowned research centres and famed for its internationally recognised teaching and research output, Arts and Law at Birmingham is engaged in exciting initiatives in new fields of study.

Our Postgraduate Open Day gives you the opportunity to talk to our experts and find out more about the wide portfolio of taught and research opportunities available to you at the University.

Start planning your day by browsing our scheduled events in the College of Arts and Law below. 

Please note that the below schedules and events were for our previous postgraduate open day, and will be updated closer to the event. However, it will give you an idea of event timings for you to plan your travel.

College of Arts and Law Graduate School

College of Arts and Law Graduate School events
 Time  Event  Location
1.30– 2.15pm 

Postgraduate funding opportunities in the College of Arts and Law

Dr Gillian Wright, Deputy Director of the College of Arts and Law Graduate School

Lecture Room 3, Arts Building (R16)
4.00– 5.00pm 

Café Masters – an opportunity to put your questions to a panel of current postgraduate students in a relaxed and informal setting.

Refreshments will be provided.

Room G06, University House (O3)
4.00– 5.00pm 

Café PhD – an opportunity to meet current doctoral researchers, hear about their work and their experiences of PhD life, and ask questions in a relaxed and informal setting.

Refreshments will be provided.

Room G07, University House (O3)

Birmingham Law School

Birmingham Law School events
 Time  Event  Location
2.00–2.45pm

Introduction to LLM programmes

Dr Jenny Papettas

Room 204, Law Building (R1)
2.00–2.45pm

Introduction to Law postgraduate research programmes

Dr Catherine Mitchell

Room G06, Law Building (R1)
2.00–2.45pm

Introduction to the LLB for Graduates programme

Dr Samantha Schnobel

Room 112, Law Building (R1)

School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics events
 Time Event  Location
2.00– 2.45pm

Introduction to postgraduate taught opportunities in English Language and Applied Linguistics

Robert Holland

Peter Gelling Library, Room 315, Arts Building (R16)
3.00– 4.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate research in English Languageand Applied Linguistics

Dr Paul Thompson

Room G13, 3 Elms Road (G4)
Department of English Literature events
 Time Event Location
2.00– 2.45pm

Introduction to MA Literature and Culture

Dr Chris Mourant

Rodney Hilton Library, Room 335, Arts Building (R16)
2.00– 3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate research in English Literature

Dr Sebastian Mitchell

Room 132A, Arts Building (R16)
Department of Film and Creative Writing events
 TimeEvent  Location
3.00–3.45pm

Introduction to MA Film and Television: Research and Production

Dr Richard Langley

Room 119, Arts Building (R16)
3.00–3.30pm

Introduction to postgraduate programmes in Creative Writing

Dr Dan Vyleta

Rodney Hilton Library, Room 335, Arts Building (R16)
Shakespeare Institute events
 Time Event Location
2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate programmes at the Shakespeare Institute

Dr Simon Smith

Room 134, Arts Building (R16)

School of History and Cultures

Department of African Studies and Anthropology events
 Time Event Location
2.00–4.00pm 

Drop-in session for postgraduate programmes in African Studies and Anthropology

Dr Benedetta Rossi

Room 229, Arts Building (R16)

 
Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology events
 Time Event Location
2.00–2.30pm

Introduction to MA Antiquity

Dr Ruth Macrides

CAHA Museum, Room 305, Arts Building (R16)
2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate study and research in Archaeology

Paul Garwood

Room 306, Arts Building (R16)
2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate study and research in Archaeology

Dr Dominik Maschek

Room 215, Arts Building (R16)
2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate research in Egyptology

Dr Claus Jurman

Room 311, Arts Building (R16)
3.00–4.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Byzantine Studies

Dr Ruth Macrides

Room 445, Arts Building (R16)
3.00–4.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Classics and Ancient History

Professor Dimitris Tziovas

Room 424, Arts Building (R16)
3.15–4.00pm

Introduction to postgraduate programmes in Archaeology

Dr Henry Chapman

CAHA Museum, Room 305, Arts Building (R16)
Department of History
 Time Event Location
 12.00noon–1.00pm

Drop-in session for MA Modern British Studies

Dr Christopher Moores

 Room 428, Arts Building (R16)
 2.00pm–2.30pm

Drop-in session for MA Medieval Studies

Dr Katharine Sykes

 Room 205a, Arts Building (R16)
 2.00pm–3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in History

Dr Jonathan Boff

Room 429, Arts Building (R16)
 2.00pm–3.00pm

Drop-in session for MA Global History

Dr Courtney Campbell

Room 304, Arts Building (R16)
 2.00pm–3.00pm

Drop-in session for MA History of Warfare

Dr Steffen Prauser

Room 432, Arts Building (R16)
 2.00pm–3.00pm

Drop-in session for MA History by distance learning

Dr James Pugh

Room 321, Arts Building (R16)
 2.00pm–4.00pm

Drop-in session for MA West Midlands History

Dr Malcolm Dick

Room 320, Arts Building (R16)
2.00–4.00pm

Drop-in session for MA Military History by distance learning

Dr Daniel Whittingham

Room 441, Arts Building (R16)
2.30–3.30pm

Drop-in session for MA/MRes Early Modern History

Dr Jonathan Willis

Room 325, Arts Building (R16)
3.00–4.00pm

Drop-in session for MA Contemporary History

Dr Simon Jackson

Room 330, Arts Building (R16)
     
Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage events
 Time Event Location
3.00–4.00pm

Introduction to postgraduate study and research with the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage

Dr John Carman

Room 424, Arts Building (R16)

School of Languages, Culture, Art History and Music

School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music events

 Time Event Location

1.30–4.00pm

School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music research forum

Researchers across the School will exchange information about their research, in the form of three presentations each followed by a discussion. Prospective students are very welcome.

1.30–2.15pm, Dr Enea Zaramella and Daniel Fardon: “Listening”

2.15–3.00pm, Professor Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll and Abbey Rees Hales: Title to be confirmed

3.00–3.45pm, Dr Tara Windsor and Cosmin Minea: “Transnational Encounters in Central and Eastern European History”

 

Lecture Theatre 2 (G17), Strathcona Building (R18)

3.00–4.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate programmes in Sexuality and Gender Studies

Professor Lisa Downing

Room 307, Ashley Building (R17)

Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies event

 Time Event Location

2.30-3.30pm

Tour of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts

The Barber Institute houses a collection by world-leading artists and is often used by members of staff as part of students’ learning.

Lobby, Barber Institute of Fine Arts (R14)

Department of Modern Languages events

 Time Event Location

2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for MA Translation Studies

Dr Emma Tyler

Room 414, Ashley Building (R17)

2.00–3.00pm 

Drop-in session for research opportunities in German Studies

Dr Nigel Harris

Room 212 Ashley Building (R17) 

2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for research opportunities in Russian Studies

Dr Natasha Rulyova 

Room 317, Ashley Building (R17) 

2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for research opportunities in Italian Studies

Dr Charlotte Ross

Room 312, Ashley Building (R17)

2.00–4.00pm

Drop-in session for research opportunities in Hispanic Studies

Dr Conrad James

Room 110, Ashley Building (R17)

3.00–4.00pm

Drop-in session for research opportunities in French Studies

Dr Kate Ince

Room 416, Ashley Building (R17)

Department of Music events

 Time Event  Location

2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate programmes in Music

Dr Luis-Manuel Garcia

Room 214, Bramall Music Building (R12)

Department of Philosophy, Theology and Religion

Department of Philosophy events
 Time Event Location
2.00– 4.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Philosophy

Dr Maja Spener

Room 221, European Research Institute (G3)

 
3.00 - 4.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate taught opportunities in Philosophy

Dr Will Davies

Room 220, European Research Institute (G3)

 

Department of Theology and Religion events
 TimeEvent  Location
12.00noon – 1.00pm

Dr Deryn Guest will be available at the Study Fair for enquiries relating to postgraduate research opportunities (MA by Research, MRes and PhD) in Theology and Religion

Theology and Religion stand, Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)

2.00 - 3.00pm

Drop-in session for MA Holocaust and Genocide

Dr Isabel Wollaston

Room 249, European Research Institute (G3)
2.00– 3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate programmes in Theology and Religion and Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies

Professor Allan Anderson

 

Room 250, European Research Institute (G3)


If you are looking for schedules of our other colleges, you can find them here: