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Must bankers be bad?

Must bankers be bad?

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Tom Cutterham, lecturer in United States History, discusses the moral complexities behind the University of Birmingham's event 'Must bankers be bad?'
Date:
16/11/2017
Greek State Literary Translation Prize

Greek State Literary Translation Prize

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Leo Marshall's translation of Yannis Skarimbas' novel Mariambas was published in our Modern Greek Translations series
Date:
09/11/2017
Laura Beers wins the Stansky Book Prize

Laura Beers wins the Stansky Book Prize

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The Stansky Prize is awarded annually by the North American Conference on British Studies.
Date:
07/11/2017
A Summary of my Time at Küçükyalı ArkeoPark

A Summary of my Time at Küçükyalı ArkeoPark

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Doctoral researcher Jessica Varsallona reflects on her career as Byzantinist and her time at Küçükyalı ArkeoPark.
Date:
07/11/2017
Four College of Arts and Law academics awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize

Four College of Arts and Law academics awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize

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Four academics from the University's College of Arts and Law have each been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize, recognising that their outstanding research work has attracted international recognition and that their future career is exceptionally promising.
Date:
03/11/2017
Loyd Grossman: Ironbridge cooling towers can be saved from demolition

Loyd Grossman: Ironbridge cooling towers can be saved from demolition

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Loyd Grossman urges people who want to see Ironbridge Power Station's cooling towers saved from demolition to draw inspiration from other campaigners.
Date:
03/11/2017
Luther's musical legacy is the Reformation's unsung achievement

Luther's musical legacy is the Reformation's unsung achievement

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Jonathan Willis, Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History, writes for the Conversation.
Date:
01/11/2017
Dr Jakub Beneš has received the 2017 Barbara Jelavich Prize

Dr Jakub Beneš has received the 2017 Barbara Jelavich Prize

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His first book book, Workers and Nationalism: Czech and German Social Democracy in Habsburg Austria, 1890-1918 has received the 2017 Barbara Jelavich Prize from the Association of Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies.
Date:
20/10/2017
ASAUK celebrates the work of Karin Barber

ASAUK celebrates the work of Karin Barber

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The ASAUK 2018 conference celebrates the diversity and interdisciplinarity of the study of Africa - to build networks among scholars interested in similar topics or fields, the conference includes several thematic streams, with one dedicated to celebrating the work of Professor Karin Barber.
Date:
16/10/2017
Children born of war in the twentieth century

Children born of war in the twentieth century

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In her new book, Sabine Lee explores the life courses of children born of war in different twentieth-century conflicts, including the Second World War, the Vietnam War, the Bosnian War, the Rwandan Genocide and the LRA conflict.
Date:
16/10/2017
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