The Department of African Studies and Anthropology has over 50 years’ experience and expertise in supporting students from all over the world, including Africa.
06 April 2022
The College of Arts and Law remains amongst the best performing research-intensive universities in the world, according to the 2022 QS World Rankings.
12 November 2021
Stacey Kennedy, a doctoral researcher in the Department of African Studies and Anthropology, gave a talk on her research into the Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts. Recording now available.
05 October 2021
Full schedule of our regular research seminars in the Department of African Studies and Anthropology
27 September 2021
The BRIHC Seminar Series consists of academic talks from world-leading researchers. It runs across the academic year and reflects the whole scope of scholarly fields represented in the School of History and Cultures.
12 May 2021
In her latest blog post, BA Anthropology and Politics student Chloe Legge tells us about what she learnt from writing her dissertation at the University of Birmingham and gives some tips for future students.
02 April 2021
Report and recording of the Centre for the Study of North America event that took place on 3 March 2021
18 March 2021
Final year BA Anthropology and Politics student Chloe took the opportunity to study at the Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia as part of her year abroad. Here, she tells us about her experience.
Final year BA Classical Literature and Civilisation student Dasiy lives at home and commutes to campus to complete her studies. Here she talks about her experience of being a student commuter.
17 March 2021
Olivia Saunders is one of our third year BA History students and is on the committee for the History society at Birmingham. Here she gives us five benefits of joining a society at University.
16 March 2021
Final year BA African Studies and Anthropology student Lydia took the opportunity to study at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana as part of her year abroad. Here, she tells us about her experience.
10 March 2021
Dr Kate Skinner writes for the Democracy in Africa blog
05 March 2021
Full schedule of our regular research seminars
How we are exploring issues of climate through the arts, humanities and law.
The College of Arts and Law is placed 67th in the Times Higher Education 2022 rankings, making it one of the best places for study and research in this field globally.