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James Watt and the celebration of innovation

James Watt and the celebration of innovation

Description
James Watt died on 25 August in 1819 at Heathfield Hall, near Birmingham. Born in Greenock.
Date:
22/08/2019
Watt in the World exhibition opens in city library

Watt in the World exhibition opens in city library

Description
A new exhibition on James Watt has opened at the Library of Birmingham.
Date:
18/07/2019
10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

Description
We are now ranked 70 in the subject ranking for arts and humanities, which covers art, performing arts, design, languages, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy, theology, architecture and archaeology.
Date:
01/11/2018
Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Description
Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Date:
15/08/2018
Stanford "Guns" Professor's visit to Birmingham

Stanford "Guns" Professor's visit to Birmingham

Description
Next week History and Cultures will be delighted to welcome Professor Priya Satia from Stanford University to the UK for the European launch of her book "Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution".
Date:
06/06/2018
SHaC Events at the Arts & Sciences Festival

SHaC Events at the Arts & Sciences Festival

Description
History and Cultures was strongly represented at this year's festival, with three outstanding events delivered by the Centre for West Midlands History's James Watt 2019 and John Baskerville teams.
Date:
19/03/2018
Gardens and Green Spaces in the West Midlands since 1700

Gardens and Green Spaces in the West Midlands since 1700

Description
Dr Malcolm Dick, Director of the Centre for West Midlands History at the University of Birmingham, has written about the history of Birmingham, Lunar Society individuals and ethnic communities in his latest book, Gardens and Green Spaces in the West Midlands since 1700
Date:
22/02/2018
Three new public events to showcase the Centre for West Midlands History

Three new public events to showcase the Centre for West Midlands History

Description
The School of History and Cultures presents three public events in partnership with the Birmingham Midland Institute and the Cadbury Research Library to showcase the work of the Centre for West Midlands History at this year's Arts & Sciences Festival.
Date:
01/02/2018
Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes

Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes

Description
Apply for a Birmingham Fellowship and join our sector-leading programme.
Date:
01/03/2017
Friends of the Centre for West Midlands History newsletter

Friends of the Centre for West Midlands History newsletter

Description
January 2017 issue featuring articles, reports and research on the West Midlands.
Date:
23/01/2017
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