News from African Studies and Anthropology

Search and Research – Looking for Women in the Danford Collection

Search and Research – Looking for Women in the Danford Collection

Description
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.
Date:
Friday 12 November 2021
Africa Talks Autumn Seminars 2021

Africa Talks Autumn Seminars 2021

Description
Full schedule of our regular research seminars in the Department of African Studies and Anthropology
Date:
Tuesday 5 October 2021
BRIHC seminar series 2021/22 schedule

BRIHC seminar series 2021/22 schedule

Description
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.
Date:
Monday 27 September 2021
How your dissertation represents your time at university - what I learnt from writing my own dissertation - Chloe Legge

How your dissertation represents your time at university - what I learnt from writing my own dissertation - Chloe Legge

Description
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.
Date:
Wednesday 12 May 2021
The Profits of Slavery and the Wealth of Universities: A Transatlantic Conversation

The Profits of Slavery and the Wealth of Universities: A Transatlantic Conversation

Description
Report and recording of the Centre for the Study of North America event that took place on 3 March 2021
Date:
Friday 2 April 2021
My year in Indoneisa: Chloe Legge

My year in Indoneisa: Chloe Legge

Description
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.
Date:
Thursday 18 March 2021
Daisy Drennan: My life as a student commuter

Daisy Drennan: My life as a student commuter

Description
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.
Date:
Thursday 18 March 2021
Five Reasons to join a society at university

Five Reasons to join a society at university

Description
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.
Date:
Wednesday 17 March 2021
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