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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

Brazil: can its poorest region call a halt to Jair Bolsonaro's dangerous politics?

Brazil: can its poorest region call a halt to Jair Bolsonaro's dangerous politics?
Description
Courtney Campbell (Department of History) writes for The Conversation.
Date:
10/10/2018

Activist Selly Oak walking tours

Description
As part of the School of History and Cultures contribution to Birmingham Heritage Week Dr. Chris Moores devised a series of walking tours exploring the findings of his Activist Selly Oak Heritage Lottery Fund, funded project.
Date:
03/10/2018

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
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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

Birmingham's Gun Trade: Did war shape the Industrial Revolution?

Birmingham's Gun Trade: Did war shape the Industrial Revolution?
Description
Interview with Professor Priya Satia on her visit to the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/07/2018

Cold War History: History: the Berlin blockade and airlift

Description
Dr Armin Grunbacher presents the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
27/06/2018

Pacifists making guns

Pacifists making guns
Description
Professor Priya Satia (Stanford) delivered the Modern and Contemporary Annual Lecture 2018.
Date:
14/06/2018

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

Birmingham historian of Latin America wins prestigious international prize.

Birmingham historian of Latin America wins prestigious international prize.
Description
Courtney Campbell, based in the Department of History has been declared the 2018 winner of the Latin American Studies Association's Brazil Section award for best article in the humanities.
Date:
29/03/2018

Jakub Beneš wins George Blazyca Prize

Description
Dr Jakub Beneš wins George Blazyca Prize for his latest book: 'Workers and Nationalism'
Date:
28/03/2018
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