News in History and Cultures

Why Ghana isn't having an important referendum this week

Why Ghana isn't having an important referendum this week

Description
Sometimes what doesn't happen is as important as what does. The Archive of Activism project team explains why.
Date:
Thursday 16 January 2020
BRIHC seminar 2019/20

BRIHC seminar 2019/20

Description
A series of events specifically aimed at the School's early-career researchers and visiting scholars to network and to present and discuss their research.
Date:
Wednesday 15 January 2020

Call For Participants: Cadbury Fellowships 2020

Description
We are looking for early-career scholars from an African institution whose research would benefit from a residential fellowship of up to four weeks at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Monday 6 January 2020
'They put a few coins in your hands to drop a baby in you'

'They put a few coins in your hands to drop a baby in you'

Description
Sabine Lee writes for The Conversation.
Date:
Friday 20 December 2019
What is the point of a clock tower?

What is the point of a clock tower?

Description
Dr Matt Cole speaks to BBC news about Old Joe.
Date:
Thursday 5 December 2019
Stories from Objects: the Teaching Collections of the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology

Stories from Objects: the Teaching Collections of the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology

Description
Episode 2: What can we learn from animal bones?
Date:
Friday 29 November 2019

Militaristic and pious? Lead figurines from the Spartan sanctuary of Artemis Orthia, presented by Dr Andrew Bayliss

Description
The Objects in Focus Series are intended to introduce the hidden treasures in our Archaeology Collection to new audiences and to showcase the range of expertise in CAHA.
Date:
Wednesday 20 November 2019
Stories from Objects: the Teaching Collections of the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology

Stories from Objects: the Teaching Collections of the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology

Description
CAHA Archaeology Collection Volunteers blog about the first episode of our podcast series.
Date:
Tuesday 29 October 2019
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