News in History and Cultures

Week six: Dispatches from Rome

Week six: Dispatches from Rome

Description
A report from Professor Diana Spencer, currently in Rome on research leave.
Date:
Tuesday 13 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

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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
University of Birmingham historian wins major book prize

University of Birmingham historian wins major book prize

Description
Professor Corey Ross, Professor of Modern History at the University of Birmingham, UK, has been awarded the prestigious George Louis Beer Prize for 2018 for his book Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire: Europe and the Transformation of the Tropical World.
Date:
Friday 2 November 2018
10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

Description
We are now ranked 70 in the subject ranking for arts and humanities, which covers art, performing arts, design, languages, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy, theology, architecture and archaeology.
Date:
Thursday 1 November 2018
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