Blindsight: a strange neurological condition that could help explain consciousness

Blindsight: a strange neurological condition that could help explain consciousness
Description
Imagine being completely blind but still being able to see. Does that sound impossible? Dr Henry Thomas writes for The Conversation exploring Blindsight.
Date:
06/08/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law

School of English, Drama and Creative Studies wins prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship

School of English, Drama and Creative Studies wins prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship
Description
Dr Jack Quin will be joining the Department of English Literature for 3 years this October to research 'Dual Forms: Modernist poetry and the poetics of sculpture (1880-1940).'
Date:
13/07/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

From the Mastodon to Extinction Rebellion: Grant secured for research into the history of extinction

From the Mastodon to Extinction Rebellion: Grant secured for research into the history of extinction
Description
A senior Lecturer in Modern History in the Department of History, has been awarded a £167,000 grant from The British Academy to write Vanished, a history of extinction for Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Random House.
Date:
30/06/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

Studia Patristica 100th volume published

Studia Patristica 100th volume published
Description
100th volume of Studia Patristica published with papers from the Sixth British Patristics conference held in Birmingham in 2016.
Date:
20/06/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

Bringing Colston Down

Bringing Colston Down
Description
'But the BLM protests showed that Colston's weighty legacy was less substantial than we had imagined: Rebecca Gould writes for the London Review of Books on Bringing Colston Down.
Date:
15/06/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

Two milestones for the Waseda and Shakespeare Institute collaboration

Two milestones for the Waseda and Shakespeare Institute collaboration
Description
The Shakespeare Institute's continuing research collaboration with Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan's premier university in Shakespeare studies, has this week passed two milestones.
Date:
10/06/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

New Publications and Resources on Contemporary German Jewish Literature and Culture

New Publications and Resources on Contemporary German Jewish Literature and Culture
Description
Maria Roca Lizarazu, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Department of Modern Languages, has published a number of outputs on contemporary German Jewish literature and culture.
Date:
09/06/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-20: Patient safety must be the priority

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-20: Patient safety must be the priority
Description
Birmingham Law School's Muireann Quigley, Jean McHale, Rachael Dickson and Laura Downey comment as the committee stage of the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-20 resumes
Date:
09/06/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

The Cambridge Companion to J. M. Coetzee

The Cambridge Companion to J. M. Coetzee
Description
Jarad Zimbler edits collection for Cambridge University Press.
Date:
09/06/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law

Global Literary Theory project expands with the appointment of three new research fellows

Global Literary Theory project expands with the appointment of three new research fellows
Description
GlobalLit is an ERC-funded project that aims to reinvigorate the discipline of literary studies by looking at non-European approaches and focusing on texts from Islamic cultures.
Date:
03/06/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research
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