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Dr Jakub Beneš has received the 2017 Barbara Jelavich Prize

Description
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

Description
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

Description
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
Reforming the Decalogue: A Blog Series Preface

Reforming the Decalogue: A Blog Series Preface

Description
Jonathan Willis writes about his forthcoming book, The Reformation of the Decalogue: Religious Identity and the Ten Commandments in England, c.1485-1625, for the Many-Headed Monster blog.
Date:
13/10/2017
Report on our second annual Tea with the Sphinx conference

Report on our second annual Tea with the Sphinx conference

Description
Kelee M. Siat writes about the interdisciplinary conference on Ancient Egyptian Reception Studies held at the University in September.
Date:
05/10/2017
Grant for urban environmental history project

Grant for urban environmental history project

Description
Dr Mantha Zarmakoupi (Birmingham) will work with Dr Simon Richards (Loughborough) on the 'Delos Network'.
Date:
26/09/2017
Gentlemen Revolutionaries: Power and Justice in the New American Republic

Gentlemen Revolutionaries: Power and Justice in the New American Republic

Description
Tom Cutterham's new book about the fallout of the American Revolution in the 1780s, and the creation of a new ruling class for the United States.
Date:
26/09/2017
Holy City, Holy War: Devotion to the Sacred in Crusader Jerusalem

Holy City, Holy War: Devotion to the Sacred in Crusader Jerusalem

Description
London exhibition as part of the 'Bearers of the Cross: Material Religion in the Crusading World, 1095–c.1300' research project
Date:
13/09/2017

Brazilian Regionalism in a Global Context

Description
Call for papers for May 2018 workshop.
Date:
12/09/2017

Debt: 5000 Years and Counting

Description
Call for papers for conference being held 8-9 June 2018.
Date:
11/09/2017
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