News from the Department of History

New pub bombs memorial will "help bring healing" to Birmingham

New pub bombs memorial will "help bring healing" to Birmingham

Description
Campaigners pay tribute to Irish community with new memorial
Date:
Thursday 13 December 2018

Transcribed and digitised handwritten pamphlets shed new light on pre-Civil War Britain

Description
Hundreds of handwritten pamphlets detailing the news, politics, intrigue and scandals of pre-Civil War Britain are now at academics, history buffs, teachers and students' fingertips thanks to a project led by University of Birmingham historian Dr Noah Millstone.
Date:
Thursday 22 November 2018
Short Cuts

Short Cuts

Description
Birmingham historian Dr Sadiah Qureshi writes for the London Review of Books about the Royal Historical Society report 'Race, Ethnicity and Equality in UK History'
Date:
Friday 16 November 2018
Modern British Studies Beyond Boundaries, 3-5 July 2019

Modern British Studies Beyond Boundaries, 3-5 July 2019

Description
Call for papers.
Date:
Tuesday 13 November 2018
Fighting the First World War: stalemate and attrition

Fighting the First World War: stalemate and attrition

Description
Jonathan Boff article for the British Library.
Date:
Tuesday 13 November 2018
Remembering the Great War

Remembering the Great War

Description
On 1 November 2018, over 350 staff students and members of the local community attended a special evening of music, readings and drama, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.
Date:
Monday 12 November 2018

Black History on Film – Babylon (1980)

Description
Event report by Josh Heathcote, American and Canadian Studies and English (Joint Honours).
Date:
Wednesday 7 November 2018
The Battle of Algiers – Screening Event at the MAC

The Battle of Algiers – Screening Event at the MAC

Description
The School of History and Cultures did on the evening of 24th September when it screened The Battle of Algiers, followed by an expert panel discussion and Q&A at MAC Birmingham as part of the British Film Institute's (BFI) Uprising: Spirit of '68 virtual film festival.
Date:
Monday 5 November 2018
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